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Memorial Day Weekend 2017

Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of when George Lucas first took us to a galaxy far, far away. And today is the start of Memorial Day weekend, marking the unofficial start of summer. Of course, we’re often reminded that this holiday isn’t just about barbeques and fireworks. But personally, I’m reminded of
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Nuts and Seeds – Paleo Snack Ideas Pt 2

In Part 1 we introduced Nuts and Seeds as Paleo Snack Ideas. If you haven’t read it, here’s the link again. This time we cover a few more popular nuts and some seeds as well. Pine nuts Although they are high in PUFA (34.1 grams per 100 grams, again mostly in omega-6
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Nuts and Seeds – Paleo Snack Ideas Pt 1

While nuts and seeds can be tasty and convenient paleo snack ideas, what are the trade-offs? Of course, folks with allergies or digestive problems related to consuming nuts are a non-starter. But even without these health issues, there are still a few things to consider such as phytic acid and fat content.
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Paleo Snack Ideas

Paleo diets have become all the rage. No matter where you stand on this, you may want to try these paleo snack ideas. This can be a way to ease yourself into eating like a caveman.   First, here’s my main criteria: Tasty – if I don’t like how it tastes, I
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Thriving Veterans Getting Started

What does it mean to be a thriving veteran? To me it’s not just about financial or career success. Sure, health is also important, of course. But to really thrive.. is to live a life that is fulfilling.. with relationships that are meaningful.. and serving a greater purpose the way we did