Beverly

Jr Editor: 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... and is a Vegan. Change your diet Change your life.
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      The Secret of Successful 2020

      Happy New Year, Happy New You. As we embark on this new year filled with hopes and desires for the year, we set intentions to make changes in our lives.  The new year is a time for new goals for a better you, by being kinder and loving to...
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      Don’t Just Sit There! Start Drinking GREEN SMOOTHIES

      Having a Green Smoothies is how I begin my morning and start my new day.  I do yoga and meditation to give thanks to the Universe and Blessings to start my day.  My day begins with a Green Smoothie morning.  Some of the health benefits include: Green Smoothies is...
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      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...
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      Meatless Monday Has Gone International

      How many Americans eat meat on a daily basis? On average, Americans consume 8 oz of meat per day, 45% more than the USDA recommend. If you give up eating meat at least one day out of the week, you can reduce your risk of chronic and preventable cardiovascular...
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      Answered: Your Most Burning Questions About Spices

      Spices have been known all over India and Asia to bring added benefit to ones health. Scientist in the USA have done studies now, to provide information on our health by various spices, which people in other parts of the world have known for centuries. What is the effect...
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      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...
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      Alternative Ways to Combat Depression

      Do you wake up every day feeling happy with a smile on your face? I think we all would love to be that person. Lets face it, we feel sad sometimes because of a diagnosis from the doctor telling you, that you are suffering from a terrible illness, a...
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      The Benefits of Oil Pulling

      In the early 1990s in Bangalore, South India, an ancient Ayurvedic practice as popularized and adopted by Tummala Kotes Wara Rao. Rao brought the practice of “oil pulling” to the western world, and he advocate this method, used to help relieve bacteria in the mouth. This method now, is...
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      Anusara Yoga for Beginners

      We have so many forms of yoga, but the one I practice is Anusara Yoga. It is the modern school of Hatha yoga, originally started by American Yoga teacher John Friend in 1997. Hatha Yoga, a discipline upon which Anusara Yoga is based, began over five thousand years ago...
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      Treating a Cold and Flu the Holistic Way

      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...
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      At Last, The Secret To HEALING FOOD FOR THE HOLIDAYS Is Revealed

      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, let’s remember to eat wisely and healthy. During the holiday season, people tend to overeat and fill their...
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      The Healing Powers of Aloe Vera

      Growing up, my family always had an aloe vera plant in our home. This plant has medicinal properties to heal wounds and burns. When I suffered a burn or cut, my mother would cut a piece of the aloe vera plant, and applied the gel-like substance to my wound....
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      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 a 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 and...
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      The Power Of Affirmation

      Buddha says, “You Become What You Believe.” Affirmations are specific positive statements that help you to overcome self-sabotaging negative thoughts. The statements can help promote positive change in your life to achieve your goals. They help you visualize, and believe in what you are affirming to yourself.  The words...
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      Tis The Season Of Joy And Happiness

      As we get ready for the full swing of the holiday season, what is the full meaning to being joyful and happy? Are you only full of joy and happiness during Christmas, or are you happy throughout the year each and every day? For me,  I see the dawn...
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      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...
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      Practicing Gratitude For A Healthy You

      “Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously.  And because all things have contributed to your advancement you should include all things in your gratitude.”  -Ralph Waldo Emerson What is the meaning of gratitude, and how does it...
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      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...
    • The Dangers of Vaping on Your Health

      E-cigarettes became popular in 2007.  Many people believed that using e-cigarettes would help them to quit smoking, and that vaping was safer than cigarettes which turned out to be false.  Vaping devises like vape-pods, hookas, e-pipes, and e-cigars have become very popular also. The Center for Disease Control claims...
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      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 to...
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      The Power Of A Plant Based Diet For 2019

      Let me preface by saying, a plant-based diet is the most nutritious food you will ever eat in your life. There’s no denying it.  I have been a vegetarian for over 30 years of my life.  I occasionally used to eat goat cheese and a piece of salmon.  In...
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      Clear And Unbiased Facts About HERBAL TEAS

      Drinking a cup of tea daily, enhances the many health benefits, and help with cancer, heart disease, diabetes, weight-loss, lowers cholesterol and mental alertness....
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      Cracking The LIFE’S PURPOSE Code

      Have you been faced with challenges in your life and feel that you are alone in overcoming them? have you cried out to Spirit to heal your wounds?  Do you belong to a Spiritual community that you can lean on during the challenging times?...
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      What Makes The Avocado a Superfood

      Avocado has a high fat content, and therefore can be used in place of meat in your dinner. The fat that the avocado provides, is a healthy fat because, it is monounsaturated fat in the form of oleic acid. ...
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