Eat Food, Only Plants, Not Too Much

On Christmas Day after indulging in a tasty vegan feast, I sat down to watch "In Defense of Food" with my father on CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Channel) This video, similar to What the Health and Forks over Knives addressed current issues of food and health. One phrase made by Michael Pollen (author of In... Continue Reading →

Vegan in Science

This is a post I should have done a while back but it never really dawned on me the importance of discussing this topic until I thought back to a conversation I had with my roommate concerning the current lab I am working in. Just a side note: I am in no way justifying the... Continue Reading →

#RealTalk: Failing on the Vegan Lifestyle

So remember at the beginning of the year, when I said I was going to blog more, yeah...Just like all the new years resolutioners, I failed miserably by the end of the month. The main reason I have been struggling to blog because I was embarrassed. I guess it will be completely false to say... Continue Reading →

The protein question?

Afia: I have decided to be a vegan Everyone: What about the protein? Literally every time, that's the first question I get. What about protein? Are you getting enough protein? Blah Blah blah and it goes on and on and on. So I thought it will be a good idea to try and debunk all... Continue Reading →

A Vegan African?

As a child, I never heard of other eating lifestyles except for how I ate, which was everything. In my previous post: Food Philosophy, I talked about how important memories were all centered around food, and many cultural events in my tribe placed huge importance on the sacrifice of animals. So eating meat was in... Continue Reading →

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