Category Archives: Sugar Series

Preventing Tooth Decay Naturally with Sugar Free Gummies

Sugar Free Mocca Shots pouch

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.

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.

Caffeine Could Offset Health Risks from a High-Fat High-Sugar Diet

High-Fat, High-Sugar Diet

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 […]

Athletes Eat High Sugar Chews While Working Out

Runner eating candy

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 […]

Why Do Bodybuilders Eat Gummy Bears?

For anyone who has been looking to get in shape, the prevailing belief is to avoid carbs at all costs. While cutting carbs is effective if your primary focus is fat loss, it is detrimental to strength, performance, and muscle gain. Bodybuilders know a thing or two about gaining lean muscle mass. For years, they […]

Sugar Series

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 […]

Low glycemic index diet is better for the health: not all calories are created equal

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., […]