Haiti fruits and Vegetables

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.

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?

Your Health : Eating Spinach helps Lower your Blood Pressure

When it comes to lowering your blood pressure, spinach is one of the vegetables you should eat often. Just one cup of spinach everyday will do wonders to your body while maintaining blood sugar level.

Mango season is coming in Haiti I cannot wait

At a time when everyone is talking about lavi chè (high prices of food) in Haiti someone has just reminded me that mango season is coming... Oh yes...

Haitians throw away pumpkin seeds when they should eat it. Pumpkin seeds are packed with nutrition

Did you know? Pumpkin seeds are packed full of valuable nutrients, even for your prostate and bladder, but they are the first things Haitian throw away when cleaning a pumpkin for cooking.

In Haiti, eating fruits and vegetables is cheaper than the alternative and it's good for you

If you want to eat healthy and loose weight at the same time, you have to eat fewer calories than your body uses. There's no better way to do that then to eat more fruits and vegetables. Lucky for us living in a province in Haiti, fruits and vegetables are cheap and plentiful, and organic.

Haitian Women, is it true that black-eyed peas (pwa jenwa) is BAD for you if you just had a baby?

Sometimes you don't know who to believe in Haiti. A young woman who just had a baby in Haiti has been told NOT to eat black-eyed peas (pwa jenwa) whille she is nursing. It's BAD for you, bad for the baby, they tell her. Is that TRUE of FALSE?

Haiti Health & Diet - Dried Coconuts are Good for you - Health Benefits

I have a big coconut tree in my back yard in Haiti, I just called an old man to pluck the coconuts for me and I discovered many of them are dry. So I got curious, is dry coconut good for you? Guess what...

Food Conservation in Haiti: Eat the whole thing before it spoils...

Yes Haiti is a poor country but, as far as FOOD is concerned, I think a lot of it is going to waste... There seems to be a lack good food conservation techniques in application in Haiti that I can see...

Avocados - The Haiti ZABOKA Experiment

QUESTION: Si-w mete yon zaboka chita nan yon bokit dlo ou panse sa ka apeshe li mi tro vit? LOL... (If you place an avocado in a bucket of water will that stop the ripening process?)