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Meat-free diets could cut our 'water footprint' in half, say scientists

Phys.org - Tue 11 Sep 18

Three thousand litres of water – that is the amount needed to produce the food each British person eats every day. This is according to a new study into the "water footprint" of diets in Western ...

How to eat well - and save the planet

BBC News - Mon 10 Sep 18

Shifting to a healthier diet can reduce a person's water footprint by as much as 55%, according to a study.

Vegetarian Diets Use Half As Much Water

Discover Magazine - Mon 10 Sep 18

The world’s freshwater is in short supply thanks in part to a ballooning global population that uses thousands of liters of water everyday to produce foodstuffs from oil and vegetables to ...

Change your diet to save both water and your health

Phys.org - Mon 10 Sep 18

Shifting to a healthy diet is not only good for us, but it also saves a lot of precious fresh water, according to a new study by the JRC published in Nature Sustainability.

Change your diet to save both water and your health, Science Blog - Tue 11 Sep 18
Change your diet to save both water and your health, ScienceDaily - Mon 10 Sep 18
Change your diet to save both water and your health, Eurekalert - Mon 10 Sep 18

France going veggie would save 1m litres of water per person each year

Newscientist - Mon 10 Sep 18

Nationwide conversion to vegetarianism in France, Germany or the UK would halve the amount of water needed to produce each country’s food

Switch to fish and veg to save water, report urges

Cosmos Magazine - Mon 10 Sep 18

Water-usage analysis in Europe points to the urgent need to reform diet habits. Andrew Masterson reports.

Change Your Diet to Save Water (and Your Health)

Geek.com - Tue 11 Sep 18

Eating a healthy diet can save your health and freshwater. A new study by the European Commission suggests that shifting to a more nutritious menu could reduce the amount of water required to ...