I am a vegan now, and it was a conscious decision. I studied a lot about African culture and health and the best way to take care of the body. I found out a lot about what they put in meat. My taste buds started changing, and I didn't crave [meat and dairy products] anymore.
—Brandy
stress
The prominence or emphasis given to particular syllables. Stressed syllables usually stand out because they have long, rather than short, vowels, or because they have a different pitch or are louder than other syllables.