Beverly Facey

Sr. Contributor: Beverly is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition/SUNY Purchase as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach. Beverly practices a holistic approach to health and wellness... Change your diet Change your life.
  • Health Benefit Of Bison Meat

    Do you consume conventional domestic livestock several days a week? Does your doctor tell you to limit the amount of red meat that you eat? Well, you should consider grass fed bison meat once a month as an alternative. One hundred and twenty-five years ago, bison was on the...
  • Food, Healthy Eating, Meals On Wheels, Nutritional Food, Ageism and Food

    Meals On Wheels Serving The Elderly

    Are you outraged by the new administration in the White House?  If you are not, this week’s announcement of the budget proposal cuts  should get you pissed off and angry.  Do you have an elderly parent or grandparent who relies on Meals on Wheels?  In the USA the fastest...
  • Spiritual Healing, Prayer, Spirituality

    The Power Of Prayer

    What is prayer you might be asking yourself?  If you are someone who believes in a higher consciousness greater than yourself, the power of prayer will heal you. For me, it is spiritual healing.  In the universe we are experiencing despair everywhere.  The political climate in our country right...
  • Spiritual Healing

    What Are the Benefits of Having Faith?

    Do you believe in faith? During challenging times in our lives, we rely on faith to see us through. Martin Luther King Jr, one of his famous quotes, “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” How profound is this statement right now?...
  • Superfoods, Purple Veggies

    3 of the Healthiest Superfoods You Need in 2017

    Happy new year, happy new you.  This new year brings about more super foods for 2017 for your health and wellness.  Last year, Kale was the super food of choice. As we begin the new year, some foods are on the market, getting ready to explode in popularity and set...
  • Holiday Food, Food, Drinks

    Healthy Eating during the Holidays

    During the holidays from Thanksgiving to Christmas and New Year, most people tend to over indulge with food and alcohol in celebration for this festive holiday season. Packing on the pounds with a lot of unhealthy foods and eating large amounts causes a lot of weight gain and then...
  • Healthy Foods, Pumpkin

    Fall Is Pumpkin Season

    Fall is one of my favorite times of the year.  As I walk my dogs in Central Park, and watch the leaves change to their beautiful golden brown colors, and feel the crisp fall air against my face, I know fall is here. With fall, I know warm comforting...
  • Men's Healthy, Breast Cancer

    Breast Cancer in Men: Breast Cancer Awareness

    October is breast cancer awareness month and it is celebrated by women who have been cancer free and for those who have lost the battle, we hold them in our memories. But do you know that men also suffer from breast cancer? In 2016, about 2,600 men are expected...
  • What is Cupping?

    Did you watch the Olympics last month? Our amazing olympic athletes did an amazing job winning the most medals for the USA. Michael Phelps, ending with the most medals won by an olympian in any Olympics, was a big standout. If you watched him during his swimming events, you...
  • Artkutec, Streaming Network

    SLAY TV: New Indie-Streaming Network for LGBT Artists of Color

    This article has been updated as of January 2017.  ARTKUTEC is now SLAY TV. A Revolution is happening in the black LGBT community right now. Are you ready for it?  ARTKUTEC, an app for the LGBT community is exploding.  It is an urban indie streaming network, and it is...
  • Mindless Meditation

    How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation

    What is mindfulness meditation you might be asking yourself ? What does it accomplish?  When we hear the word “meditation” we think of an addition to a yoga practice. I practice Anusara yoga, which also includes meditation. The image one gets of a meditation practice is sitting on a...
  • Type 2 Diabetes, Men's Health

    TYPE 2 Diabetes: The SILENT KILLER

    Type 2 diabetes is known as the silent killer and a life long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar in your body.  About 27 million people in the USA suffer from this condition, and about 86 million have pre-diabetes. These people’s blood glucose...
  • turmeric-mens-health

    What You Need To Know About Turmeric

    I love Indian food. The different spices from India have proven to have healing benefits for our wellness. One of the spices, turmeric has proven to outperform many pharmaceutical medicines in its effects against chronic, debilitating diseases. The study was done by James A Duke Phd in the October 2007...
  • mens-health-bone-broth-food-diet

    Health Benefits of Bone Broth

    What’s all the rage about bone broth  and it’s healing benefit for your body? Lately bone broth has become the new superfood, and popular on trendy restaurants menus. You can buy it also at health food stores, Louise Hay well known holistic guru is promoting it on her website...
  • Spiritual Healing, Wellness, Men's Health

    Spring: A Time For Renewal

    As we get ready to shed those winter coats and boots, shake the winter blues away, we know that a change of season is here.  Although chill is in the air, flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping; it’s the sounds of Spring. Spring is a time of growth and renewal of...
  • mens-health-eating-healthy-food-bok-choy

    Eating Healthy With Bok Choy

    What is bok choy you might ask? Boy Choy is a Chinese vegetable which has grown for centuries in China.  It has also been used in Chinese medicine. The name “Bok Choy” originated from the Chinese word for “soup spoon” because of the shape of its leaves. It is a small...
  • Health-Food-Diet-Kale

    The Health Benefit of Superfood Kale

    Have you tried Kale? It is my go to greens for my smoothies, soup and my greens with my dinner.  This superfood is packed with more nutritional value than spinach. Even spinach cannot come close to the maximum nutritional value of kale. It is on the list of the...
  • health-carpal-tunnel

    Holistic Path to Help Cure Carpal Tunnel

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is due to compression of the nerve that supplies motor activity and sensation to the thumb and first three fingers.  The nerve is liable to nipping as it enters the hand at the wrist joint, passing through the carpal tunnel.  The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome...
  • health-food-diet-collard-greens-benefits

    The Health Benefit of Eating Collard Greens

    Collard greens, part of the cruciferous  vegetable family, which includes kale, broccoli, brussels  sprout and cabbage to name a few. This healthy vegetable provides lots of nutrient with few calories. One cup of boiled collard greens contains 63 calories, 5 grams of protein, 1 gram of fat, 11 gram...
  • health-eating-habits-mens

    Healthy Eating-Getting Started

    Most people promise to lose weight by going on a diet at the beginning of the year. They purchase gym memberships or start a diet program. After the first month or two, they tend to fall off the wagon. That gym membership for the year, ends up being a...
  • mens-health-cold-remedies-natural

    How to Treat the Cold or Flu Naturally

    It’s winter and the start of the cold and flu season. Most people before the winter is over, will get the flu. Getting the flu in the winter, because we spend more time indoors with other people with the windows and doors closed. While indoors, you inhale viruses and...
  • Culture, Health, Food & Diet, Holiday Season

    Healing Food for the Holiday Season

    In a couple of weeks it will be the start of the holiday season, and as we sit down with family and friends to give thanks and share the season together, lets remember to eat wisely and healthy. During the holiday season, people tend to over eat and fill...
  • Health,-Dark-Chocolate,-Food,-Diet

    Why Dark Chocolate is Good for You

    I love dark chocolate, especially when its covered in nuts, almond, walnut and cashew. Dark chocolate is loaded with so much nutrients that affects your body in a positive and healthy manner. The dark chocolate comes from the cocoa tree which provide one of the best sources of antioxidant,...
  • mens-health-mind-body-spirit-aromatherapy

    The Healing Powers of Aromatherapy

    The fall/winter months are a stressful time of the year, spending lots of time indoors, spending tons of money during the holidays and preparing big family dinners. To take time to unwind and relax, aromatherapy is an alternative treatment that’s used to make you feel good and for medicinal...
  • Culture, Health, Spa Treatment, Infinity Float

    Infinity Float: The Coolest Spa Treatment

    Have you heard about floating? Floating is a way to take time out of a busy day to pause from the hectic world around us, and enter into a state of deep mental and physical relaxation. We need to recharge and rest our minds so that we can face...
  • culture-laughter-health

    Laughter is the Best Medicine & Good For Your Health

    “We need to Laugh more and seek stress reducing humor in our everyday lives.  Laughter is the human gift for coping and survival.  Laughter Ringing, Laughter Pealing, Laughter Roaring, Laughter Bubbling, Chuckling, Giggling, Snickering, Snorting.  These are the sounds of soul saving Laughter, which springs from our emotional core...
  • mens-health-alcohol-alcoholism

    Excessive Drinking Is Effecting Your Health

    Do you enjoy an occasional glass of wine with your dinner? When you get together with friends to watch a football game, or attend a dinner party, do you enjoy the evening with a glass of wine or a couple of beers? On these occasions, most people drink in...
  • mens-health-gluten-free-food-diet

    What is a Gluten-free Diet

    Lately, across the country I have seen a big response to the gluten-free diet.  Some claims have been made that if you remove gluten from your diet, you will lose a lot of weight. The success of the book “Wheat Belly” further enhance the claim. Some people however, suffer from Celiac Disease and...
  • mens-health-prostate-cancer-screeenings

    Prostate Cancer: Helping Men Live Longer

    One of the leading causes of cancer death in men of all races, is prostate cancer. It is a very common cancer in men in the United States. In America, around 209,292 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and around 27,970 will die from it in the...
  • Opinion, Inspiration, Life

    What is Your Purpose in Life

    Have you ever asked yourself, what is your purpose in life?  Well, this quote from Buddha answers the question. Now, you can either agree or disagree, but your faith lies in following this path to self fulfillment.  While on this journey called “life,” I have often asked myself many questions: 1-  What is...
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