Sucralose is commonly found in pre-workout supplements, and it is currently making headlines. So what is all the hype about? Is sucralose bad for you? Stick with us to learn all about sucralose. We explain why sucralose is popular, discuss zero-calorie alternatives to sucralose, and explain why our pre-workout gummies only include real sugar.
If you’re choosing sugar-free sweeteners like maltitol and xylitol, you are preventing tooth decay naturally. Based on evidence indicating that replacing sugars with sugar alcohols reduces the risk of dental cavities, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a “does not promote dental cavities” claim for several sugar alcohols. Seattle Gummy is proud to use these sugar alcohols in their sugar-free formulas, like their Slumber Shot, apple cider vinegar (ACV) gummy, and the dark chocolate strawberry Mocca Shot energy gummy.
You’ve likely heard about the debate on sugar and how much sugar is too much. It’s estimated that two-thirds of global consumers worry about their sugar intake. Nearly everything you eat contains some level of sugar, and sugar provides fuel for your body and other potential health benefits. In many cases, it tends to taste better than sugar-free products, too.
Good news, caffeine lovers! Scientists have found that consumption of caffeine limits weight gain and cholesterol production, despite a diet that was high in fat and sugar. Eating a healthy diet can be challenging for various reasons, so this is good news for those of us who struggle to eat our veggies. And, for those […]
If you’re a runner you may have wondered if you can swap out your high carb gels for candy. Maybe you overheard someone talking about using candy chews for energy during their last marathon, or read about professional athletes like Clare Gallagher, who bought a one-and-a-half-pound tub of Sour Patch kids before she tackled the […]
Sugar is essential for life on Earth. It can be found in nearly all food sources. What is it, where does it come from, and what is it used for. Most of us are familiar with granulated table sugar (sucrose). However, sugar encompasses a wide range of molecules. One of the earliest science lessons we are […]
Sugar gets a bad rap, and for good reason. We consume an average of 24 teaspoons of added sugar per day and it is the leading cause of a plethora of health problems including obesity, metabolic disorders, diabetes, and circulatory and heart health. But, is sugar really that bad? Sugars are necessary for our survival […]
Many people experienced weight re-gain after a big weight loss. Research shows that only one in six people could maintain even 10 percent of their weight loss long-term. The phenomena remained to be an enigma until researches showed that weight loss often triggers a dramatic decrease on the rate at which people burn calories (i.e., […]