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Foods That are Making Droughts Worse

Several states are currently suffering from historic levels of extreme drought.
These 6 foods , could be making it worse.
1. Almonds are extremely water-intensive, using 3.2 gallons to grow each one.
2. Beef is a drain, as cows demand 24 trillion gallons of water to irrigate 56 million acres of pasture.
3. Over 52 gallons of water are used to produce an 8-ounce glass of milk.
4. Beer is made of water, and the industry sold 2.8 billion cases in 2020.
5. Coffee requires 35 gallons of water to grow enough for a single cup.
6. , Because chocolate is slow to mature, it can soak up 1,500 gallons of water to make an 8-ounce bar.
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