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How your diet impacts the water crisis

The current water crisis in the Western Cape has drawn much attention to ideas around how to use water sparingly. It is a reality that is also faced by other parts of the country. Did you know that you can also save water through changing your food habits?

Here are 7 steps you can take to begin saving water:

1. Eat less meat
Switching from a meat-centred menu to a diet rich in vegetables and grains can save up to 2,500 L of water a day. Eating grass-fed and locally raised meat, eggs, and dairy products also can save water.

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