Monthly Archives: June 2019

Caffeine may fight obesity by stimulating body’s natural fat-fighting defense

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat’, the body’s own fat-fighting defense.  The research suggests that caffeine could be used to tackle obesity and diabetes. Brown adipose tissue (BAT), also known as brown fat, is one of two types of fat found in humans and […]

Cocoa and chocolate enhance cognition and mental performance

Cocoa flavanols, a class of natural compounds in cocoa bean, have neuroprotective effects, based on a meta study carried out by a group of Italian researchers.  In a review article published in Frontiers in Nutrition, the Italian researchers examined the available literature for the effects of administration of cocoa flavanols on different cognitive domains. In other words: what happens to […]

Green tea found to prevent obesity

For thousands of years, Chinese has turned to green tea for its mix of health benefits. Modern studies have reported a myriad of healthy benefit from green tea,including everything from protecting sensitive teeth, dampening Alzheimer’s symptoms, repelling bacteria and even preventing heart attacks.  Previous studies have also suggested that green tea can be a factor in obesity through its anti-inflammatory effects on […]

Seattle Gummy Company® (SGC) featured as JD’s Choice and launches innovative performance-focused gummies on JD.com

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Seattle Gummy Company’s delicious breakthrough Functional Gummies®, that pair the power of bioactive ingredients with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), was just launched in China nationwide on JD.com. Led by founder and CEO, Dr. Connie Wan, SGC redefines a household favorite into a results-driven delivery vehicle enabling consumers to GET ___ DONE every […]

Eight nutrients to keep brain young and sharp

Brain health is one of the most important components in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. As people age, they can experience a range of cognitive issues from decreased critical thinking to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. To keep brain in good shape, here are eight nutrients that may help. 1. Cocoa Flavanols:Cocoa flavanols have been linked to […]