Health

Does stress make you lazy?

Does stress make you lazy? I have been under a lot of stress lately and, honestly, I have never been this lazy in my life. Is it the stress that is making me lazy or is it something else? more »

Haiti Marks 1 Year With No New Cholera Cases

Minustah = Kolera Good news for Haiti. is cholera over in this country for good? According to UN News, last week, Haiti marked one full year with no new cholera cases. more »

Out of sight, Out of mind - How I got rid of my Sugar Addiction

PHOTO: Haiti RAPADOU - Unrefined Whole Cane Sugar I used to be addicted to sugar and everything sweet, Then one day, my sugar addiction disappeared with one simple decision I made: more »

It's almost time to say: There is no more Cholera in Haiti

Yon Ayiti san Cholera - Combatting cholera in Haiti Good news! There has not been a single confirmed case of cholera in Haiti since February 04, 2019. It's almost time to say: There is no more Cholera in Haiti. Hasta La Vista Cholera! more »

Looking for a natural remedy for muscle pain and soreness? Try Ginger

Haitians love Haitians often drink some "thé gingembre" (ginger tea) to warm themselves up in the winter but did you know that ginger is really good at relieving muscle pain and soreness? more »

Fact - Eating healthy plant-based foods in Haiti is cheaper than eating all that junk food

PHOTO: Haiti - Lo Patat - How sweet potato is sold in street markets Eating a whole-foods plant-based diet is much cheaper in Haiti than eating all that processed and imported junk foods that is so bad for your health more »

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

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

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

Most women want a flat stomach and a BIG bouda, so how you get it? 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! more »

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

Walking 30 minutes a day can help you lose weight 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? more »

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

PHOTO: Old Television Set - Remember Public Televisions in Haiti? 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. more »