Hmong Chicken Diet
Hmong Women on Chicken Diet
Hmong women goes on a strict chicken diet during post partum for a maximum of 30 days. That means for breakfast, lunch and dinner... 3 meals a day, a hmong women must eat nothing but a special chicken soup and drink nothing but hot warm water. Its a common tradition in our culture to keep our body strong and healthy in the elderly years.
The soup contains a few pieces of chopped chickens, special herbs boiled in water, with steam rice on the side. You eat it on the first day you give labor and then 30 days after that. Its served hot from the stove. Its intended to eat the soup served hot.
The chicken soup helps neuturlize the body and skims down a women's weight after pregnancy.
Hey, its summer time. Good luck with that chicken diet. Especially for me. Argg! No cheating!
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