14 min

How to Buy the Best Bread for Water How To Eat Less Water Podcast

    • Natural Sciences

Episode Summary:
According to government stats, we eat a lot of bread, about 55 loaves of bread a year per person. In the average lifetime, those loaves of bread add up to about 87,000 slices in a lifetime. How much water are we eating in all those loaves? 
If the water footprint of bread, that is how much water it takes to grow the grain to make one slice is 11 gallons and we multiply it by 87,000 slices, that is 957,000 gallons of fresh water we will each eat. 
This total doesn’t include the additional 5,000 hot dog rolls and 12,000 hamburgers the average person will eat over a lifetime taking the water footprint total past a million gallons of fresh water.

In this episode, I share three steps you can implement today to reduce your bread water footprint while still enjoying your daily bread. 
Links and resources:
Download FREE the TEN TIPS to EAT LESS WATER SUMMER PARTY PLANNING GUIDE for all the tips, steps, and info on how to celebrate like a kitchen activist with your friends and family.
Find gifts designed to serve well-being at the Eat Less Water Shop.
Get a copy of the EAT LESS WATER book
Celebrate summer with DRY FARM WINE. They curate delicious, low-sugar, organic wine from biodynamic farms around the globe. Learn more in my podcast episode HOW TO BUY YOUR NEXT BOTTLE OF WINE.
Sign up with this link to receive an extra bottle for one penny with your first order!
Make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on future episodes released every Monday and (water) Wednesday.

Episode Summary:
According to government stats, we eat a lot of bread, about 55 loaves of bread a year per person. In the average lifetime, those loaves of bread add up to about 87,000 slices in a lifetime. How much water are we eating in all those loaves? 
If the water footprint of bread, that is how much water it takes to grow the grain to make one slice is 11 gallons and we multiply it by 87,000 slices, that is 957,000 gallons of fresh water we will each eat. 
This total doesn’t include the additional 5,000 hot dog rolls and 12,000 hamburgers the average person will eat over a lifetime taking the water footprint total past a million gallons of fresh water.

In this episode, I share three steps you can implement today to reduce your bread water footprint while still enjoying your daily bread. 
Links and resources:
Download FREE the TEN TIPS to EAT LESS WATER SUMMER PARTY PLANNING GUIDE for all the tips, steps, and info on how to celebrate like a kitchen activist with your friends and family.
Find gifts designed to serve well-being at the Eat Less Water Shop.
Get a copy of the EAT LESS WATER book
Celebrate summer with DRY FARM WINE. They curate delicious, low-sugar, organic wine from biodynamic farms around the globe. Learn more in my podcast episode HOW TO BUY YOUR NEXT BOTTLE OF WINE.
Sign up with this link to receive an extra bottle for one penny with your first order!
Make sure you hit SUBSCRIBE so you don’t miss out on future episodes released every Monday and (water) Wednesday.

14 min