Pastries, ice cream, & sugar-sweetened drinks account for large percentages of the greenhouse gas emissions related to food.
This is greatly due to the water, energy and pesticides used in growing these types of foods.
1kg of Chocolate emits 19kg of greenhouse gas emissions.
* The greenhouse gas emissions produced by nuts, fruits, and root vegetables is close to 0.
Better for you, but even better for the planet.
The sugar in 1 Starbucks Iced Coffee requires 10 gallons of water to be produced.
The sugar in 1 Can of Coke requires 12 gallons of water to be produced.
The sugar in 1 Taro Bubble Tea requires 20 gallons of water to be produced.
Much of the sugar we consume, is HIDDEN in foods we don't necessarily think of as SWEET
Quaker Oats : Brown Sugar & Maple Oatmeal = 3¾ teaspoons of sugar per bowl
Liberté : Vanilla Greek Yogurt = 5 teaspoons in half a cup
Heinz : Ketchup = a little over 1 teaspoon of sugar in just 1 squirt
if I get rid of the sugar in my bubble tea twice a week
If i Reduce my intake
Early Intervention Makes a HUGE Difference
If you KNOW better, DO better