How to make a green smoothie at home

green smoothie

If you’ve been following me for a while you know that I like green smoothies. Many times I make them for my lunch as they are so quick and easy to make. But if you’ve never tried making a green smoothie at home, you may find it challenging at first, not knowing where to begin. […]

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Veganism and nutrition: The truth behind the myths

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By Louise Palmer-Masterton, founder, Stem + Glory Plant-based eating, or veganism, is on the rise. There is plenty of advice out there surrounding nutrition and veganism. But what is a myth and what is the truth? Humans are ‘meant to eat meat’. False. Humans are described as ‘omnivores’ meaning we can eat everything. But the […]

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Yacon Root Extract Health Benefits

yacon roots

Have you ever heard of yacon root? The extract from the yacon root can be used as a low-calorie sweetener and has many health benefits. It’s high in antioxidants and great for digestion. It can be used in the form of syrup or powder. Let’s look at what yacon actually is and how it can […]

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Baobab Powder: Benefits, Nutrition, Side Effects and More

Baobab porridge with blueberries, almond butter and natural yoghurt

Editor’s note: This is one of the most popular posts on Be Healthy Now blog and has been originally published in February 2015. This has been republished to benefit new readers who may have missed this post. Have you heard of baobab before? Maybe you’ve heard of baobab fruit powder or baobab oil? I found […]

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The 5 Low-Carb Diet Mistakes You Didn’t Know About

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If you’re looking to drop some pounds just in time for bikini season, then it’s time to start searching up on effective meal plans to get the body you want! Studies have proven that low-carb diets are one of the best ways to lose the excess body fat while reaping even more health benefits from […]

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Top 10 natural supplements to boost your immune system

best immune system boosting supplements

There are many ways for one to improve and boost their immune system. The most common of which is to purchase over-the-counter medication. The most common recourse generally has to do with the taking of vitamins and over-the-counter medication. While having a healthy and balanced diet is still the best way to keep your immune system […]

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