Tag Archives: horseman’s health

Horseman’s Health: Gardening in Texas

When the gardening in Texas book says plant in full sun it should have a disclaimer – Plan to remove your dead plants by mid-June. You can take your chances and plant early but you risk losing your whole garden to a late frost. Or you can watch your baby plants, like we did, get … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Blue Green algae – More than a mood food

Does the food you eat affect your moods? Absolutely and in a big way. A heavy mood food like meat  can slow you down and stimulants such as coffee and tea can lift you up. Foods that are prepared with love leave you feeling better than those that are mass produced. We all have our … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Stroke Risk Factors: Look at Your Hands and Feet

If you are in middle age and are concerned about stroke risk factors (or dementia risk factors), then a good place to start looking is at your hands and your feet! No kidding! According to study results presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 64th Annual Meeting, a person’s grip strength and walking speed are … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Are you stuck in stress?

Do you ever wonder why you can’t get to sleep at night or why you feel so full after even a small meal? Do you sometimes feel jumpy for no reason or have trouble focusing? Do small aggravations affect you more than they should? Are your stress hormones out of control? Are you stuck in … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Three reasons getting healthy is like gardening

Getting healthy is like gardening. You have to learn how to prepare the soil, take the time to nurture and protect yourself. Do you love to plant your garden each spring but get frustrated when the harvest does not live up to expectations? Putting in all those new plants in freshly worked soil is so … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health: Daily Energy–Feed Your Cells, Silly!

In college my friends and I used to joke about the fact that we never listened to our bodies. We ate when we were tired, and we slept when we were hungry. As a result, we didn’t have as much energy we would have liked for, well, doing whatever people did in college [you fill … Continue Reading »