Sugar, An Origin Story

Posted April 19th, 2018

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 […]

Giving up Coffee? Try Mocca Shots

Posted April 4th, 2018
cancer coffee

This last week, you may have heard about the ruling by a California judge requiring coffee companies to put a cancer warning on coffee beverages sold in the state. But—haven’t there been many studies touting the health benefits of coffee? Why is California making this requirement? All the troubles start with a chemical compound called […]

Eating leafy green at least one serving a day may slow down brain aging

Posted April 2nd, 2018

According to a study conducted by Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, just one serving of leafy green vegetables per day could help preserve memory and thinking skills as we get older. Specifically, the research seems to suggest that following such a diet may slow brain aging by up to 11 years. The study involved 960 […]

Sugar Series

Posted March 30th, 2018

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 […]

News Release: Seattle Gummy Company Receives Series A Investment from TLX Venture, an Investment Firm Led by Pharmaceutical and FDA Regulatory Veterans

Posted March 23rd, 2018

SEATTLE, Washington − Seattle Gummy Company (SGC), a Seattle Washington based nutraceutical and pharmaceutical company focusing on functional gummy formulations, has received an investment from TLX Venture in the company’s series A financing. TLX Venture, a New Jersey based investment firm, is led by a group of pharmaceutical and FDA regulatory veterans. The firm’s Managing […]

News Release: Seattle Gummy Company Receives Additional Investment from WaterStone Capital in Series A Financing

Posted March 22nd, 2018

SEATTLE, Washington − Seattle Gummy Company (SGC), a Seattle Washington based nutraceutical and pharmaceutical company focusing on functional gummy formulations, has received a follow-on investment from its existing investor, WaterStone Capital, in the company’s series A financing. The investment will help the company to aggressively expand sales and marketing efforts as well as accelerate company’s […]

Chocolate Keeps You Focused

Posted March 20th, 2018
Chocolate and caffeine

Why combine chocolate and caffeine It’s delicious, of course. And, if you need another excuse to eat chocolate, research shows that the combination of coffee and chocolate is perfect for keeping you more focused. In a study by Clarkson University, participants drank either brewed cocoa, cocoa with caffeine, caffeine without cocoa, or a placebo hot […]

How to Win Spring Cleaning

Posted March 19th, 2018
win spring cleaning

Spring is right around the corner – which means longer days, April showers bring May flowers, and of course spring cleaning. At least two of those three things we can look forward to. To help maximize your time this spring, here are some helpful cleaning hacks to get more ____ done in less time! So, […]

Seattle Beauty® Tip: Honey chamomile mask

Posted February 9th, 2018

In a teacup, add a tablespoon of honey. Then add hot water to dilute the honey so it’s easily spreadable. Open upon a chamomile tea bag and pore the chamomile grinds into the diluted honey. Let the chamomile soak up the liquid and soften. Then, add a little more hot water to make a spreadable […]

Slow bone loss with weight-bearing exercise

Posted February 7th, 2018

We all have the experience of seeing our grandparents, over time, literally shrink in front of our eyes. The shrinking is caused by the loss of muscle mass and bone loss as people age. Most adults achieve their peak muscle mass during their late 30s to early 40s, after which time a gradual loss of […]