Tag Archives: antioxidant

Horseman’s Health: Count the Ways AFA is a Superior Superfood

If you keep up with healthy living type news at all, then you have heard about superfoods. Those are whole foods that are particularly dense in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. On your list of superfoods, you may not have included AFA, Aphanizomenon flos-aquae, blue green algae, also known as organic Wild Microalgae┬« … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Summer Health & Sunscreens

By guest contributor Barb Swanson (author of Beyond Foods: The Handbook of Functional Nutrition) It’s the time to enjoy the outdoors! In the last several years, common health knowledge says to always use sunscreens when outdoors. There are two types of sunscreens:Physical sunscreens are made from the minerals zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. They work … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Protect Your Skin During Your Summer Rides

Planning on doing a lot of riding this summer? Me too, and that means finding ways to protect my skin from the harsh summer sun and heat. Did you know that the health of your skin reflects your overall health and level of stress? Healthy, glowing skin indicates you are living a healthy lifestyle and … 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 »