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Tag: water

How much water are you eating?

Agriculture has a large water footprint, and some foods take a lot more water to produce than others. How do your favorite foods and drinks stack up?

7 Ways to Become a Water Conservation Hero

Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. I’m always surprised by how much I actually don’t know and probably don’t want to know! Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water and water conservation.

Nestlé Exec Says GMOs Aren’t Necessary to Feed the World

We don’t have much love for giant food corporation Nestlé around here. From promoting formula over breast milk in developing countries to infringing on water rights, Nestlé doesn’t exactly scream sustainability. That’s why it was pretty shocking to read that Hans Jöhr, corporate head of sustainable agriculture at Nestlé said that we don’t need GMOs to feed the world.

8 Water Myths and Facts

Water is important, we all know that. But what you may not know is the falsity of many claims about water and a few common myths that you may not be aware of!

How Can We Ensure Clean Water For All?

Today is officially World Water Day 2012. Eat Drink Better and the Important Media network have decided to participate by providing written works on water issues around the world. Find [ … ]

What’s in Your Juice?

Dr. Bob Sandor of Lab Analytical Balance used a moisture analyzer to determine the water content of 100% juice (not drinks) from various fruits and vegetables, and he’s kindly shared the results in a handy infographic that shows the water, sugar, and calorie contents of different juices.

Choosing Sustainable Beverages

If you’re a regular reader here, chances are you know the importance of eating well and of trying to eat local and organic foods. However, if you’re washing those healthy foods down with unhealthy or unsustainable beverages, does it cancel out your sustainable food choices?