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

PHOTO: Organic Coconuts from Haiti 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... more »

Haitians cook Everything with Aranso (smoked herring) dont they?

PHOTO: Haiti - Aransò - Harreng Saur (Smoked Herring) Haitian Cuisine -- Aransò (Harreng Saur), the name for smoked herring in Haiti, is used almost like a food spicing the way so many Haitians use it. Haitians cook everything with aransò. You want to make the food taste better, put some aransò in it... more »

Haiti Healh & Diet - Eating YAMS Reduces the Risk of Colon Cancer

PHOTO: Haitian Food - Yanm ak Poisson (Yam served with Fish) Do you eat YAMS? Did you know that eating yams can help reduce LDL cholesterol, constipation and the risk of colon cancer? more »

Haiti Healthy Diet - Sweet Potato Skin (PO Patat), It's Good for you, Eat it...

PHOTO: Organic Haitian Sweet Potato Meal Most Haitians eat Sweet Potato and throw away the skin but did you know? Eating the skin of sweet potato is good for you and can add more nutrition to your diet. more »

Haitian Health Tips : Can I Eat Mangoes if I have Diarrhea

PHOTO: Haiti Mango - Mwen pwal manje mango nèt! Haitians love to eat mangoes but most will avoid it when they have diarrhea. Can you eat mangoes when you have diarrhea? The answer is YES... Find out why? Keep on reading... more »

Haiti - Yon Lam Veritab Vann 15 dola

Why Do Haitians Eat Breadfruits Yon Jounalis nan Croix-des-Bouquet Haiti ap plenyen, li sezi tande pri yon grenn lam veritab vann nan mache... "En Haiti, yon lam veritab vann 15 dola, (75 gourdes)," se sa jounalis la fè konnen... more »

Haiti Cuisine - 10 goud LALO bay tout kay la manje - Mesi Manman Doudou LOL...

PHOTO: Haiti - Legume LALO ak Vyann Mezanmi... Pri tout manje importe ap monte nan peyi Dayiti akoz dola US la k-ap vale teren... Men Gras Bondye, LALO vann 3 pake pou 10 goud nan mache Hinche jiskaprezan... Sa fè-m anvi chante: "Manman Doudou, Papa Cheri, ban nou manje, LALO peyi!" LOL... more »

Refrigeration in Haiti - Why do Haitians in Haiti simply hate leftover refrigerated food?

Haiti - Refrigeratè saa se DLO sèlman ki glase ladan li... In America, Haitians in the Diaspora call leftover food "YESTERDAY" but in Haiti they call it "Manje Dòmi." Nobody wants to eat manje dòmi... I have a cousin who likes his water freezing cold but he will not eat any food if it spends one night in the refrigerator... Why is that so? more »

Many Haitians cook everything with coconut Oil but do they understand the health benefits?

My Haitian cousin drinking fresh coconut water I know in some parts of Haiti women use coconut in every food they cook... Especially in Les Cayes I've been told... But it wasn't until recently that I discovered that coconut oil is basically the best oil in the world... So I am wondering... Are these people aware of the health benefits or is it just an accidental habit? more »

Avocados - The Haiti ZABOKA Experiment

Putting Avocados in a bucket of water will stop the ripening process? 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?) more »