Diet and Exercise

Water Fasting: Haitians swear if you don't eat for a day, you could die, LOL!

Many Haitians say if you don't eat for a day, "gas ap anpare w" (gas will overtake you, so to speak). What exactly do they mean by that?

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.

Want to loose fat in your body? Then this is the best time to exercise

You want to know the best time to exercise for fat loss? Read this...

Did you know: Avocado (zaboka) is a Superfood!

If you live in Haiti, chances are you eat Avocado (zaboka in Creole) whenever it is in season, if you are in the Haitian Diaspora, you probably eat it once in a while but did you know that zaboka is considered a superfood?

Anyone try the Ketogenic Diet while living in Haiti? What do you eat?

I am looking at the ketogenic diet (keto) while living in Haiti and I wonder if anyone else has tried it and what type of local foods you consume everyday.

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?