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Drink Water on an Empty Stomach for a month and This will Happen to you (VIDEO)

I Drank Water on an Empty Stomach for a Month, and This Happened Did you know? To feel energized throughout the day, you should drink 4 glasses of water immediately after waking up... Drink water on an empty stomach for a month and this will happen to you... Watch this video... more »

Poireau (Leek): Haitians add it to food as spice but do you know all the health benefits?

Spices in Haiti: Poireau (Leek in English) Most Haitian women spice up their meats with poireau (leek in English) but are you aware of all the nutritional properties of this amazing little vegetable? Read this... more »

Eating Sweet Potatoes (Patat) can help lower your blood pressure

PHOTO: Haiti - Lo Patat - How sweet potato is sold in street markets Haitian Health Tips: Did you know that eating Sweet Potatoes (Patat in Haiti) can help lower your blood pressure? more »

Do you prioritize your everyday activities over your health?

Walking 30 minutes a day can help you lose weight I have a very bad habit and I hope for the sake of your health you do not have the same. I prioritize everything else over a simple 30 minute walk every morning and I intend to change that. more »

Did you know: Eating avocados can help you sleep better at night

Putting Avocados in a bucket of water will stop the ripening process? This will surprise most Haitians because I just found out myself: Eating avocado, zaboka in Creole, can help you sleep better at night. Your Haitian mother probably told you "li two ta pou w manje zaboka" LOL... more »

Haiti Medical Crisis: Only 15 Hospitals nationwide have an Intensive Care Unit

La salle d'urgence du nouveau pavillon des cliniques externes de l'Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Milot, Nord Haiti A national survey of 39 Haitian hospitals with more than 6 beds conducted by St-Luc Hospital and the Maryland Medical Center revealed that only 15 of these hospitals have an intensive care unit (ICU Level 1) for a total of 90 beds with the possibility of 45 intubated patients. more »

Are you stressed out? Maybe it is because you are not getting enough sleep

Sleeping : Getting a good night sleep is more important than you think Did you know that if you are not getting enough sleep, just a little bit, that can seriously affect your mood, your energy level, how you think and your ability to handle stress? more »

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

Soup Joumou Haiti - Du bon joumou creole, res joumou-a 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. more »

Haiti Health - Doctors Without Borders closing down 2 hospitals in Port-au-Prince

Haiti - Médecins Sans Frontières Notice : Hospital is closed Two hospitals operated by Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) will close their doors in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, the aid group announced. A big sign on the front gate reads: "We are no longer receiving patients, the hospital is closed." more »

Weight Loss Diet - Eggs for breakfast can help you lose weight naturally

What's for Breakfast : Boiled eggs and sliced mangoes Here is a simple diet and fitness tip for you... Adding protein to your diet, something as simple as eating boiled eggs (ze bouyi) for breakfast can help you lose weight naturally. Read this... more »