Tag Archives: micronutrients

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: Getting Full Spectrum Nutrition

In order for the human body to stay healthy and productive, a wide variety of nutrients is required. Macronutrients and micronutrients are both needed to maintain all the body’s functions. Macronutrients include carbohydrates, fats and cholesterol, proteins, and amino acids. Micronutrients that the body needs in lesser amounts include vitamins, minerals, and trace minerals. There … Continue Reading »

Horseman’s Health – How Important Are Micronutrients For Your Health?

Even if you strive to eat a nutritionally balanced diet and exercise regularly, you might not be getting the micronutrients you need to avoid health problems in the future. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that 9 out of 10 people in this country are deficient in potassium, 8 of 10 are deficient in vitamin … Continue Reading »