Category Archives: Horseman’s Health

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 »

Horseman’s Health: Have You Got the Guts for Good Health?

You may not realize how much your guts actually do for you and how important gut health is for overall good health. According to Len Saputo, M.D., the gut is the largest immune organ you have. In addition, around 80% of our protective immunoglobulins are produced in the gut. Your intestines not only contribute to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Get Ready for Summer With an Energy Boost

Summer will be here before you know it, is your energy level ready for it? Summertime means extra outdoor activities like camping, swimming, biking as well as kids and grandkids around, events to attend, vacations to take, and all sorts of activities that you’ll need a boost in energy to get it all done. There … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Eating Your Way to a Happy Life

There are days when I just know that my path to happiness exists in a chocolate donut, but I also know that this type of happiness will not be lasting and this is not ultimately the way to a happy life. Lots of research exists showing the connection between food and our mood or happiness … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Healthy Aging Naturally

We can’t stop those birthdays from coming every year and really with age comes wisdom, right. It’s not that we mind getting older so much as it is that we don’t want to look and feel older. There are three major things that cause our bodies to age: Cell and tissue damage from free radicals … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Support Your Gut to Boost Your Immune System

Did you know that your intestinal tract is actually part of your immune system? If you find yourself catching every cold and flu bug going around, it may be that you need to strengthen your digestive system to get your immune system working better for you. We usually pay attention to our gut health when … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Health Benefits of Mushrooms

For those of you who like to get your healing remedies from nature, the health benefits of mushrooms is something to get excited about. Chinese medicine and other ancient cultures have used them for thousands of years, but scientists today are doing extensive research and finding plenty of health benefits of mushrooms. Mushrooms are in … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Bluegreen Algae… More Than Just Whole Food Nutrition

With all the media attention being given to the Ebola virus lately we’re all familiar with how serious this virus can be. It is fast moving and death can result within two weeks or even less. Since this is a serious concern that is on the minds of many currently, here’s some information that may … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Get Ready for Fall and Winter Allergies

We usually think about allergies in connection with springtime, but Fall and Winter can bring their own allergy symptoms. As colder weather approaches, we spend more time indoors and the holidays can have their own allergy triggers associated with them. No one enjoys sneezing, coughing, and runny nose and eyes so now is the time … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Your Liver Loving You?

Do you realize how dependent your overall health and your body are on your liver? The liver has a big job to do. As part of the digestion process, nutrients must pass through the liver to be changed into forms the body can use. What can’t be used is either then sent out as waste … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Is Stress Stressing You Out? Natural Ways of Coping With Stress

Stress can wreak havoc on our health and the more stressed out we are, the harder it is to take the time to do the things we know help us in managing stress. Knowing we need to be dealing with stress often just leads to more stress. Well here are a few tips of quick … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Healthy Aging

Healthy aging is something we all want. As we get older we all want to be pain free, mobile, active, mentally alert and healthy enough to keep doing the things we enjoy. As part of a healthy lifestyle there are natural solutions that can help with healthy aging. The first step towards healthy aging is … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Dark Chocolate Benefits for Your Gut

We’ve talked before about how chocolate can actually help you slim down. There are other dark chocolate health benefits too including using chocolate to support gut health. When we talk about chocolate for health benefits we’re talking about real, dark chocolate and preferably organic with 65% cacao or more. Processed chocolate with lots of sugar, … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Supporting Your Joints in Healthy Aging

Finding it a little harder these days to swing in and out of the saddle or notice being stiffer than usual in the mornings? As we age doesn’t it seem like joint and muscle pain only gets worse? Sore joints and muscles often are the result of inflammation that can be caused by the damage … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for a Daily Energy Boost

Daily energy is something we all want, but at one time or another we all have times when we experience the afternoon slump or days we just can’t seem to get moving. Luckily there are natural solutions that can help us stay on top of our game and have the daily energy we need to … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for How to Slim Down – Your Horse Will Thank You

Just kidding, I’m sure your horse loves you just the way you are and doesn’t mind carrying those few extra pounds you’ve been trying to lose. But you know that extra weight puts stress on your heart and other body organs and just isn’t healthy for you in lots of ways. If you’ve been trying … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: What is Inflammation and What to Eat to Avoid It

What is inflammation? It is one of your body’s defense mechanisms, which is a good thing…usually. Sometimes however the body gets confused and becomes inflamed at the wrong times or responds to the wrong stimulus and then inflammation becomes a bad thing. When your body senses an infection or a chronic condition that it considers … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: How to Increase Energy with Good Mood Foods

We all do better at our jobs, relationships, and daily life when we feel good and energetic, so when looking for how to increase energy you can certainly turn to good mood foods. Eating good mood foods can affect the chemicals in your brain and affect your metabolism which boosts your mood and increases your … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: How to Slim Down with Chocolate, Really!

Are you looking for how to slim down? Well, did you know that one of your healthy food options for how to slim down is with chocolate? Yes, really, I said chocolate! There are actually studies showing that eating chocolate can help in weight loss. Now when we’re talking about chocolate for how to slim … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Your Immune System: 7 Ways to Avoid Putting it at Risk with the Flu

Flu season is upon us again and the best way to avoid getting sick with the flu is to strengthen your immune system. If you already eat healthy, take probiotics, get enough sleep and exercise, then chances are your immune system is in pretty good shape. The trick now is to keep it strong especially … Continue Reading »