We need to be more conscious about the water we waste when throwing away food.
According to Ismail Serageldi, “Wars of the 20th century were fought over oil. The wars of the twenty-first century will be fought over water.” I’ve seen enough post-apocalyptic sci-fi movies to know he’s not the only person worried about a future plagued by water scarcity—but I didn’t realize that this quote should have been something I discussed in premarital counseling. Let me explain.
I am a physician and trained chef. I specialize in gastroenterology and nutrition. Currently I work as the Associate Director of Adult Nutrition at the University of Chicago.