Tag Archives: antioxidants

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: 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: 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: How Much Water Should You Really Drink?

As a society we’ve grown up being told that we’re not drinking enough water, so consequently all of us have become more conscious of hydration, which is good. The human body is 60-75% water, so we definitely need to keep our fluid level high. Plus, adequate water intake has been shown to: Help the body … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Aging Gracefully: Is Your Diet Aging You?

When you look in the mirror, what do you see – are you aging gracefully or do you look older than your years? If you don’t appear to be aging gracefully, consider looking at what you eat. Beyond that consider what you are actually digesting. After all, no matter what types of foods you have … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: What Causes Allergy in Spring and How to Avoid Feeling Muddled

When spring springs forth, do you enjoy the beautiful flowers or do you wonder, “What causes allergy?” because you are so tired of all the sneezing, runny eyes, runny nose …? If those symptoms match what happens to you every spring, then you suffer from seasonal allergies, what is commonly called “hay fever.” If you … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Your Immune System: 5 Natural Solutions to Avoid Catching Every Cold and Flu This Season

If you haven’t thought about your immune system this year, you might want to. Why? Because the U.S. is being hit hard by the flu this year according to the Centers for Disease Control (http://on.webmd.com/WgniPB). As of the first week of January, 47 states reported widespread flu activity, and Northeastern states have seen a flood … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Graceful Aging: Foods for Healthy Skin

Is your skin not participating in your program for graceful aging? Is it perhaps aging faster than the rest of you? Few things are more demoralizing than looking in the mirror and realizing that your skin makes you look older than your actual age! The good news is this: just as it is never too … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Want to Age Gracefully? 5 Simple Steps

Of course, who doesn’t want to age gracefully! I don’t think anyone wants to just wake up one day with sagging skin under the arms, wrinkles galore, a poochy belly and some of the other conditions we associate with growing older. The good news is you don’t have to. You can do things now that … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Natural Solutions for Staying Active as You Age

Most of us would love to find a fountain of youth as a natural solution to combat aging. The good news is you can. Science is finding more evidence all the time of ways to deflect the aging process in our bodies. One of these is as simple as staying active. Staying Active to Stay … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Oxidative Damage from Free Radicals — What?!

I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I read a health article I get lost within the first couple of sentences. I’m relatively intelligent, but how many people can give you an instant definition of terms like: >>oxidative damage >>free radicals >>antioxidants You might know that all three of these things are related and … Continue Reading »

Horse Joints: Horse Health Care for Young Horses

Spring is just around the corner and this is the time many people start thinking about sending their young colts to trainers, either to be started under saddle or for more advanced training. Many people send their horses for training with futurities, derbies, and classics in mind … all events catering to young horses. While … Continue Reading »