Category Archives: Horseman’s Health

Horseman’s Health: Simple Ways to Get a Nutritional Boost

Sometimes our busy lives keep us from slowing down enough to fix and eat as healthy as we know we should. It’s too easy to drive through a fast food joint, fix a boxed meal, or order delivery when life is hectic even though we are aware these types of foods have way too much … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Boost Your Heart Health For A Valentine’s Day Gift

Valentine’s Day makes us think of love, cupids, and hearts. While thinking about hearts, think about giving yourself the gift of heart health starting this Valentine’s Day. Your cardiovascular system or circulatory system is made up of the heart, blood, and blood vessels like arteries, veins and capillaries. This system is the one that takes … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Shedding Those Holiday Pounds

Welcome to a new year and the end of the 2016 holiday season! Many of us find ourselves entering the new year with a few extra pounds from all the tasty, but maybe not so healthy foods we indulged in over the holidays. After all who can say no to Grandma’s homemade pies. As a … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Does the Word Alzheimer’s Scare You? Natural Solutions for How to Fight Back

Chances are in this day and age, you know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s or some type of dementia. None of us want to think about spending our “golden years” in cognitive decline, but it is estimated that three times more people will suffer from Alzheimer’s by 2050. There are natural solutions you … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Eating For Less Stress

These days stress to one degree or another is just part of daily living. It can take a toll on you physically and mentally however so finding ways of coping with stress is an important part of staying healthy. A good place to start is with your diet as there are foods that can help … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: The Healthy Way To Lose Weight and Keep It Off

To lose weight the healthy way, throw out all the fad diets and starving yourself. These are not only unhealthy and add stress to your body and mind, they also don’t usually keep the weight from coming back. The healthy way to lose weight and keep it off is to make lifestyle changes in what … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Maintaining Your Flexibility

Take a moment to think about how often during the day you bend over, stand up and walk, lift items, stretch to reach something on a high shelf, get on a horse, and all the other ways flexibility helps you throughout the day. Most of us do these things naturally and never think about the … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Anti-Aging With Antioxidants

Looking to the future, we’d all like to stay as active, young looking, mentally alert, and youthful as possible. We can’t stop aging, but we can stop some of the effects aging has on our bodies. This starts at a cellular level. We have over 75 trillion cells in the body that are constantly fighting … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Don’t Let Poor Digestion Ruin Your Summer Plans

Summer is here and that means lots of outside fun – trail rides, picnics, vacations, road trips, swimming, rafting and all the fun in the sun things you like to do. But these activities won’t be much fun or won’t happen at all if you are plagued with constipation or diarrhea. You don’t have to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Brain Stressed?

You know when you are stressed out and are probably familiar with the feelings that let you know you are stressed, but did you know your brain can also get stressed out? When we are stressed, the body releases cortisol that can affect memory and interfere with other cognitive functions. Cortisol is especially detrimental to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Edible Mushrooms for Immune System Support

If you are looking for a powerful natural way for boosting immune system function, take a look at medicinal mushrooms. They aren’t some new fad. Oh no, mushrooms have been used in Chinese medicine and by many ancient cultures for thousands of years. Mushrooms are a type of fungi and they have their own unique … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Ways to Boost Mood

With our hectic, busy schedules, long to-do lists, and just trying to keep ahead in the game of life, it’s no wonder 40 million Americans have an anxiety disorder and 20 million have mood disorders. If you are in either of these categories or just find yourself stressed out or in a bad mood much … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Quality Sleep to Avoid the Grumps

Not only does getting inadequate amounts of sleep make you a grump, but it also affects many of your cognitive functions such as memory, concentration, attention and ability to problem solve. This makes you less productive as well as just not much fun to be around. Lack of sleep can also be a dangerous thing … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: A New You For the New Year

Have you made your New Year resolution yet this year? Or have you given up on making a New Year resolution because you haven’t been successful in the past? If so, you are certainly not alone as John C. Norcross, PhD, University of Scranton psychology professor reports that 60% of those who make a resolution … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Managing Stress for the Holidays

As if life isn’t stressful enough juggling family, work, and social commitments, the holidays are here to bring a whole new level of stress. Sure the holidays can be a fun and joyous time, but there’s no denying they also bring on stress in the form of preparing for celebrations, travel, and possibly having more … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Feed Your Brain to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Did you know your brain uses more nutrients than any other organ in your body? True! It is also uses up quite a bit of the energy the body produces. Only the heart uses more than the brain. To keep your brain functioning well for you it needs to have the right brain food to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Don’t Let Cold and Flu Season Ruin Your Holiday Season

Here comes winter which can be a great time of the year to celebrate holidays with family and friends, but it also means extra stress getting ready for the holidays and that leaves you more susceptible to winter colds and flu. Now is the time to really start getting your immune system in shape to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Immune System Ready for Fall?

With kids back at school getting more exposure to germs and Fall fast approaching with cold and flu season, is your immune system ready to take it all on? If not, then it’s time to get it in shape and help it out with some natural solutions for immune support. Your Immune System Your immune … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Fat Can Be A Good Thing

We all know that carrying around a lot of extra weight is not good for our health. Too much weight can put us at risk for heart disease, increased LDL cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, respiratory problems, and some types of cancer and diseases. Belly fat in particular breaks down into fatty … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Food To Keep In A Good Mood

If you find yourself struggling to keep in a good mood or are one of the twenty million Americans with a mood disorder, the solution could be right in your kitchen. Here are some tips to eat your way to being in a better mood. Omega-3 Fatty Acid – According to studies like one at … Continue Reading »