Category Archives: Functional Fruit

Health and Nutritional Benefits of Baobab in Functional Fruit™

Baobab is a tree that grows in Africa, Australia, and the Middle East. The fruit is found inside hard pods that hang upside down from the tree. Baobab fruit is edible and has a citrus flavor.   Baobab is “wild-harvested.” It is taken from its natural environment and dried naturally. The seeds are removed and ground […]

Recipe: Oatmeal Functional Fruit Cookies

Here at the Seattle Gummy Company, we’re always looking for ways to incorporate gummies into everyday items—or as we say, to “gummyize” things. Instead of making a cookie gummy, which doesn’t sound too nice, we decided to stick some Functional Fruit into a classic: oatmeal raisin cookies. The result is Functional Cookies; what follows is […]

Dietary fiber intake contributes to healthy aging

We know that aging is un-avoidable. Since immorality is still a myth, many settle with a successful aging strategy. Successful aging is defined as aging with youth like vitality, an absence of disability, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, respiratory symptoms, and chronic diseases including cancer, coronary artery disease, and stroke. According to a study published in The […]

Blueberry concentrate improves brain function in older people

Human cognitive function tends to decline as we get older. Many researches have shown that risk of dementia is reduced by higher fruit and vegetable intake, and that cognitive function is better preserved in healthy older adults with a diet rich in plant-based foods. The consensus from the scientific community is that flavonoids, which are […]

Natural sugar, trehalose, boosts the cleanup machinery of the immune system and reduces atherosclerosis

Not all sugars are created equal. A new study published by the scientists from the Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) reports that trehalose, a natural sugar that can be found in mushrooms, can boost macrophages, the machinery that the immune system uses to cleanup cellular debris in the atherosclerotic plague, and therefore reduces the […]

Gummy is a Perfect Delivery Formulation for Nutraceuticals

Seattle Gummy Company (SGC) specializes in formulating gummy nutraceuticals. Gummy is recognized as a broad category of gelatin or pectin-based, chewable sweets that are popular among children and adults alike. You may ask — “why formulating nutraceuticals in a gummy candy?” Fortunately for us, in addition to being delicious, gummy is an extremely effective formulation for delivering […]