Dr. Connie Wan

connie wan

Dr. Connie Wan is the founder and CEO of Seattle Gummy Company (SGC). Before founding SGC, Dr. Wan served as the Chief Technology and intellectual property Officer for Benemilk Oy, a joint venture by the Raisio Group and Intellectual Ventures (IV), the biggest patent-focused private equity fund in the world. During her tenure with Benemilk, […]

The Rising Trend of Functional Food

The Rising Trend of Functional Food

Functional food is all over the news these days, with proponents touting their health-saving benefits. Or maybe you’ve heard about the rising trend of functional candy, which is part of the functional foods movement. This trend has likely piqued your interest because you know that healthy foods are part of a healthy lifestyle and you’re likely looking for ways to snack more healthfully. Functional foods meet the rising desire of consumers to be more health-conscious by eating healthier foods. In this article, we’ll discuss what functional foods are, and why people choose functional foods. We’ll also look at three popular functional categories: candy, whole foods, and gummies. Yes, gummies have their own category.

Melatonin Gummy Dosage and How Long They Take To Work

Melatonin Gummy Dosage

Whether you’re new to melatonin or are a veteran where this supplement is concerned, you may be wondering, “How many melatonin gummies should I take?”. Melatonin is a hormone that’s produced in the brain when it becomes dark. Researchers think that melatonin plays other important roles in the body, but it still requires further study. Melatonin can be made from animals, microorganisms, or in a lab. While primarily used as a sleep aid, people use melatonin to help with jet lag, sleep disorders, and anxiety, like before surgery.

Dr. Marc Goldstein Joins Seattle Gummy Company’s Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Marc Goldstein

Dr. Goldstein has received Top Doc and Top MD awards for his excellent care of allergy, asthma, and immunology patients. Dr. Marc Goldstein has joined gummy medicine pioneer Seattle Gummy Company’s (SGC) medical advisory board, bringing his decades of award-winning medical experience to the table. SGC CEO, Dr. Connie Wan, says she is “thrilled to continue to […]

Everything You Should Know About Gummies for Sleep

About Gummies for Sleep

Everyone has dealt with a poor night’s sleep at some point in their lives. When you don’t get enough sleep, you may experience grogginess, irritability, poor memory, or difficulty concentrating. Sleep is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but what if you have difficulty falling or staying asleep?

Sugar-Free vs. No Sugar Added: Which is Better?

Sugar-Free vs. No Sugar Added: Which is Better?

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.

How Getting Better Sleep Can Help You Hit Your New Year’s Workout Goals

Sleep Impacts Performance

It’s estimated that more than 74 percent of American adults made a New Years’ resolution this year, and between 43 and 47 percent of resolutions are health-related. That’s unsurprising because having a healthier lifestyle may prevent illness and injury and may lead to a longer life.

What is a Coffee Nap and Why to Try It

Isn’t life better when you can combine two wonderful things? Swimming and sunshine. Dogs and cats. Chocolate and peanut butter. Coffee and…naps? You heard me. Coffee and naps. You likely love coffee, especially in the morning, and you likely also love naps, even if you don’t get to take them as often as you like. Well, this amazing new combination is here with us due to science.