Vegan for a Week

Where did this food actually come from?

I’ve been asking myself the question before I eat anything lately, and it’s surprising how often I don’t know the answer.

For the past week I’ve avoided eating anything with known animal (fish, bird, animal) origins. I’m sticking to fruits, vegetables and grains. It’s my vegan experiment. The reason isn’t really because my cholesterol is high, although it is really too high. And it’s not because I’ve accepted anyone else’s challenge, I haven’t. It has to do with a strange conversation I had recently on the origin of cheese.

As a geneticist, the origins of things always intrigue me. Continue reading “Vegan for a Week”