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Helper's High
A Healthy High
By Dr. Douglas Howard
Did you know that there is a healthy way to get high? Helping others can give you a natural high and can help relieve stress.   MORE
Diet
Think Green
By Dr. Douglas Howard
Did you know green vegetables actually contain energy captured from the sun?   MORE
Supplements
Synthetic Supplements
By Dr. Douglas Howard
Did you know most vitamin supplements do not come from food? Even the products with colorful fruits and vegetables adorning the label are seldom derived from produce.   MORE
Health Tip
Get to know your Flora
By Dr. Douglas Howard
Did you know three to five pounds of bacteria live in and on your body?   MORE
Blog
Let's Plant a Container Garden
By Balance of Nature
Learn how you can plant your own container garden!   MORE
Gardening
Let's Plant a Raised Bed Garden
By Balance of Nature
Learn how to successfully plant a raised bed garden.   MORE
Phytonutrients
As simple as ‘A is for apple’
By Dr. Douglas S. Howard, Balance of Nature’s founder and formulator
An apple sitting on the counter seems simplistic. In fact, it is a marvelous combination of thousands of chemicals. An electron microscope would reveal the intricate world of phytochemistry working to create the color, taste, and smell of that apple. When consumed, these incredible combinations of phytochemicals go to work in your own body.   MORE
Recipe
Easy Vegetarian Chili
By AnnaMarie Howard Woods
Who doesn't love a hearty bowl of chili on a cold winter's night? This simple version is comforting and healthy. Serve it up with some Corn Bread for a real treat!   MORE
Diet
5 Simple Habits to Control Cravings
By AnnaMarie Howard Woods
I've found these simple rules keep my holiday indulgences in check. I feel better, get more done, and am happier. In fact, these habits make such a difference for me that I stick with them year round.   MORE
Meat
Meat for Protein?
By Dr. Douglas S. Howard, Balance of Nature’s founder and formulator
People frequently ask me...is meat good for you?...don't you need meat in your diet for B vitamins?...don't you need meat for protein?...don't you need meat to lose weight?   MORE
Cider
Hot Apple Cider
By AnnaMarie Howard Woods
Stay warm this winter with some hot apple cider!   MORE
Cookies
Gingerbread Cookie Cutouts
By AnnaMarie Howard Woods
Run, run, as fast as you can! There is nothing like that sweet smell of gingerbread to warm up the house for the holidays. They'll all come running for sure. Enjoy!   MORE
Disease Prevention
Produce Fights Disease
By Balance of Nature
Science has rediscovered what our parents and grandparents already knew. A lifestyle that includes physical activity and a diet of mostly fruits and vegetables produces better health and protection from lifestyle disease.   MORE
Blog
Apple Phyto List
By Balance of Nature
Have you ever wondered what an apple is made of?   MORE
Phytochemicals
Fruits and Vegetables: The key to healthy living
By Balance of Nature
The field of phytonutrition and the study of phytochemicals has revolutionized our understanding of how quality of life can be improved by monitoring our food intake. It is becoming increasingly clear that phytochemicals are an important factor in nutrition.   MORE
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis and Exercise Benefits
By Balance of Nature
Osteoarthritis can be a very painful, frustrating disease. Physical activity can reduce pain, increase range of motion, and improve an individual's overall quality of life. While starting and maintaining a regular exercise program is difficult, the benefits gained are worth the effort.   MORE
Almond
Almond Ranch Dressing
By Dr. Howard's Kitchen
This is a healthy alternative to traditional ranch dressings. Your family will love it...mine prefers it!   MORE
Bon
Avocado Dressing
By Krystal
This dressing goes with almost anything. Try it on a chopped vegetarian salad, or drizzled over fresh fish tacos.   MORE
Mango Salsa
Mango Salsa
By Krystal
Mango Salsa is great on tacos, fish, salads, and more. The savory and sweet mix of fruits and vegetables make it a refreshing dish for hot summer days.   MORE
Mushroom Soup
Mushroom Soup
By Krystal
A variety of mushrooms really gives this dish a classy presentation. Great for cold weather!   MORE
Heart Health
Be Heart Smart. Be Well.
By AnnaMarie Howard Woods
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The good news is, you have control over two key markers. This article gives you 5 simple tips to improve heart health.   MORE
Quality Of Life
Will You Survive or THRIVE? It’s Up To You.
By Dr. Douglas S. Howard, Balance of Nature’s founder and formulator
Are you making lifestyle choices that allow you to thrive? In this article Dr. Howard shares his personal experience with Balance of Nature’s Fruits and Veggies product. It changed his life. He is thriving and hopes you will too.   MORE
Blog
Reclaim Your Youth
By Katrine Howard Baker
Many of the age related ailments we tend to develop don't just happen, they are caused by the decisions we make during our life. Learn how to start combating these ailments. It's never too early or late to start!   MORE
Phyto News
The Truth About Cholesterol
By AnnaMarie Woods
The lower the better when it comes to cholesterol levels, right? If your cholesterol isn’t low enough, pop a statin. Some health care professionals would even recommend a statin drug to prevent your cholesterol levels from getting too high. This is nuts. Cholesterol is not evil. Without cholesterol, human beings would not exist. The negative effect   MORE
Phyto News
Eating Healthy
By Tom Cummings
Nutrition is a very young science, and although we have uncovered many indisputable facts on the subject you will still find varied opinions about what is “healthy” and what is “unhealthy.”   MORE