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3 Reasons why this Food Blogger turned Vegan

So, the super ironic thing is years ago, I dated someone who was a vegetarian. I remember an epic fight we had over an ant that died in his Memojazz pager. ¬†Clearly, it was such a dramatic quarrel over an animal life that I remember it after soooo many years. And yet, after so many years, I found myself thrown on this path, on an even more “extreme” decision to not just be vegetarian, but to be vegan and 80% raw. Clearly, as a food blogger, I loved my meats – Hida beef in Takayama (still *swoon* when I think about that), Sashimi, Hainanese chicken rice…… but I have turned to veganism because of what I learnt about the impact our diets can have on our health, especially learning what my mum ate attributed to her getting Stage 4 Colon Cancer (btw, after 8 weeks on alternative treatments and 100% raw vegan diet without conventional chemo/radiation, her CEA cancer markers have dropped from 16.5 to 4.2! Thank God!). So as a new vegan convert, I …