August 14, 2020

PHYTOLOGY FRIDAY – August 14, 2020

Welcome to Phytology Friday, Balance of Nature’s weekly digest of the latest information on pure, potent, plant power. Be sure to check out this week’s blog […]
August 13, 2020

What Foods Contain Theophylline and What Are Its Benefits?

You’ve probably heard about the phytonutrient beta-carotene, but have you heard of theophylline? (Pronounced thee-aa-fuh-luhn or theo-fye-lin.) Theophylline is in the alkaline family of phytonutrients.[1] It […]
August 12, 2020

What Causes Lifestyle Diseases and Can They Be Prevented?

A lifestyle disease is a disease linked to the way a person is living. Lifestyle diseases result in chronic diseases or noncommunicable diseases.[1] These terms are […]
August 11, 2020

Everything You Need To Know About Epicatechin

Each week we will shine the spotlight on a couple of phytonutrients, covering all we can about them. Don’t know what phytonutrients are? Read our article […]
August 10, 2020

The Balance of Nature Approach to Nutrition

“Thus far, research on phytonutrition has focused mostly on vitamins and other isolated chemicals,” says Dr. Douglas Howard, founder and formulator of Balance of Nature. “However, […]
July 6, 2020

What Are Phytonutrients?

Who would’ve thought that the same things that give plants their vivid colors could also help improve our immune systems? (Spoiler alert: we did.) Phytonutrients are […]
June 2, 2020

It’s Time to Have a Poop Talk – 4 Tips For Digestive Health

No, we aren’t talking about streaming the movie Poop Talk. As fascinating as that looks, we need to talk about your poop…or the lack thereof, in […]
April 17, 2020

Official Statement From Dr. Howard and Balance of Nature Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Balance of Nature was founded by Dr. Douglas Howard more than twenty years ago for his patients, family, and friends as a way to assist in […]
April 2, 2020

Is Red Meat Rotting in Your Colon?

While meat might be harder for your body to digest, it does not sit and rot in your colon.  Meat simply has no fiber and your […]
March 30, 2020

Spinach Parmesan Zucchini Noodles

Eating healthy is important and we want to help you do this by sharing a delicious and easy recipe! SPINACH PARMESAN ZUCCHINI NOODLES INGREDIENTS 3 Medium […]
March 24, 2020

Why You Should Eat Eggs

Eggs are one of the healthiest foods you can eat! Eggs are a food containing many vitamins and minerals that everyone benefits from. They are great […]
January 2, 2018

The Triad of Health

As I walk along the streets and avenues of Manhattan, I enjoy gazing upon the architecture of the many great buildings. I enjoy the imaginations of […]
September 14, 2017

Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

How many servings of fruits and vegetables did you eat today? According to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, only 2% of Americans get their daily servings […]
September 3, 2017

Is Gluten Bad for You?

Gluten is a popular topic in today’s world. Many people think they need to be gluten free. However, many of them don’t actually understand this or […]
September 3, 2017

Good Chemistry in Fruits and Vegetables

Did you know that phytochemicals are found naturally in fruits and vegetables? Phytonutrients are naturally occuring chemicals fruits and vegetables are made of. They are the […]
September 3, 2017

Reading Food Labels

Reading food labels can seem difficult and confusing. With everything from nutrition facts to ingredients lists, it is easy to misunderstand what is on the label. […]
September 3, 2017

Drink Water

Did you know beverages are the number one source of excess calories? Soda, processed juice, alcohol, and energy drinks cause more than weight gain. Alcohol destroys […]
September 3, 2017

The American Diet: Eating in the Car

Did you know that 20% of meals in the U.S. are eaten in the car? Drive-thru restaurants and pressing deadlines are killing us! Convenience, price, and […]
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