Health

Eating healthy in Haiti is cheaper than eating junk food but who's doing it?

Eating a whole-foods, plant-based diet in Haiti is much cheaper than eating all that processed and imported junk foods that is so bad for your health; but most Haitian will jump for a bowl of imported white rice or pasta than boiled sweet potato and spinach from the local farm.

Sugary or Diet: Keep drinking soda and you will die earlier, study shows

It doesn't matter if it's sugary or diet: New study links all soda to an early death, a Washington Post article reads.

Weight Loss: If you eat 500 calories less per day you will lose 1 pound per week

Did you know? 1 pound of body fat is 3500 calories. So if you consume 500 calories less than you normally eat every day you will loose about one pound a week. But WAIT... There's more!

Most Haitian women I talk to want a bigger butt and a flat stomach - What's up with that?

Most Haitian I talk to want a bigger butt and a flat stomach, they don't care about their weight or how much fat is stored in their body. I meet women who say they want to loose weight but they don't want to loose their butt. What's up with that?

Haitian parents, having a TV in your child's room could be the reason she is overweight and obese

You love your baby girl so much you put a TV in her room but did you know? Having a television in the bedroom has been found to be associated with to childhood obesity. This is something that most Haitian parents are probably not aware of. Your kid is getting fat and it's your fault.

Be carefull when refilling your 5 gallon water bottles, especially in Haiti

True story... I went to a water bottle refilling station to purchase my clean drinking water. It wasn't until after the bottle was filled that I realized there was a foreign material inside the bottle.

Make this one little change and you will lose weight faster without diet and exercise

There is a very simple and clinically proven way to lose weight while you continue to eat the same foods you love without changing your diet, without a new exercise plan, without taking any diet pills... Read this...

Cresson / Watercress contains more calcium than milk, more vitamin C than oranges, more...

Many Haitians eat "kreson" (watercress) as a salad but did you know that watercress contains more calcium than milk, more vitamin C than oranges, more iron than spinach and more folate than bananas?

Drink Celery Juice on en empty stomach every day and this will happen to you...

Did you know about the powerful healing benefits of drinking celery juice? Read this...

Your Health - You are consuming far more sugar than you think

Did you know? One tablespoon of ketchup has 1 teaspoon of sugar in it. One can of soda has up to 10 teaspoon of sugar it. Many of the per-packaged food you eat is loaded with sugar.