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A Hot Topic

A Hot Topic

I‘m all fired up about inflammation. I mean it. We are talking about something really important here. This is not just a cool fad or theory; it is a concept we all need to pay close attention to. Let me lay the groundwork quickly. There are two kinds of inflammation, acute and chronic. When you
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Healthy Scavenger Hunt

Healthy Scavenger Hunt

Healthy scavenger hunt. Let me clue you in, at Salty’s it’s time to come hunt for crustaceans. They are all over our menu and ready for your choosing. Winter months are prime for the freshest catch of prawns, crab and lobsters and picking your favorite tasty preparation is such an incredible adventure. We love to
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Pass Go, Collect $200

Pass Go, Collect $200

Pass go, collect $200. Hello, January, here you are again. It’s time to pass go and collect $200. The game starts over with 2012 and the year is full of possibilities. Is there something you would like to do differently or better when it comes to your health? Well then, go for it. After all,
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Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the river and through the woods. It’s time for the holidays and the gathering of family and friends. All the generations get together and celebrate making our holidays merry and bright. I have one piece of advice for you this year — listen to Grandma. Every time I turn around there she is, right
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Mussel Muscles

Mussel Muscles

The science of muscles and exercise is a fascinating topic. As I dug into this season of clams, mussels and oysters, I found that they taught me some mighty lessons. Mollusk muscles are built on the same principles as ours. Mollusks have muscles (one or two) located inside the shell that are called adductors. They
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The Vegetable Underground

The Vegetable Underground

In Seattle this year, we are keeping an autumnal secret. September 23 may have been the first day of fall but it was 80 degrees! There is no denying that the season is about to turn, and marching in with it will come a whole new fresh cadre of underground vegetables. I get excited thinking
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A Salty Little Story

A Salty Little Story

Gather around my friends, I have a salty little tale to tell you. I must caution you, it contains a lot of pressure, danger and risk but it can have a happy ending. Once upon a time we ate too much Na+ salt. When we consume too much sodium, fluid is forced by osmosis to
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