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Coffee is the world’s most popular beverages.   A large population study drawing on data from over half a million Europeans suggests that coffee could have a range of health benefits, by revealing an association between higher coffee consumption and a reduced risk of death from all causes.

The research was carried out by scientists from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and Imperial College London, who analyzed cancer and nutrition data from more than 500,000 Europeans over the age of 35. These subjects hailed from 10 different European countries, each with their distinctive styles of coffee consumption, such as the espresso sippers of Italy and the cappuccino-lovers of the UK.

This in itself revealed a few interesting insights. The people of Denmark, it was found, boast the highest level of coffee consumption by volume, at 900 mL (30 oz) per person per day, while the Italians consumed the least at around 92 mL (3.04 oz). The more coffee people drank, the more likely they were to be smokers, drinkers, meat-eaters, younger and not huge fans of fruit and vegetables.

Following up with the same participants 16 years later, the study found that 42,000 deaths had occurred from causes including cancer, circulatory diseases, heart failure and stroke. Adjusting for factors such as diet and smoking, the data shows that subjects in the highest quartile of coffee consumption had significantly lower mortality rates than those consumed the lowest amount.

In addition, the study found that higher coffee consumption was associated with a lower risk of death from any cause, and specifically for circulatory diseases, and digestive diseases.   These results were similar across all of the 10 European countries, with variable coffee drinking habits and customs.   Further mechanistic analysis revealed that coffee drinkers may have healthier livers and better glucose control, something the researchers uncovered by analyzing metabolic biomarkers in a subset of 14,000 people.  In general the study suggested that moderate coffee drinking – up to around three cups per day – may be good to your health, and that incorporating coffee into your diet could have health benefits.

Thanks for reading.

Journal Reference: Marc J. Gunter, PhD et al.Coffee Drinking and Mortality in 10 European Countries: A Multinational Cohort Study,Ann Intern Med. 2017 Aug 15;167(4):236-247. doi: 10.7326/M16-2945. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

About SGC:SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNCTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, [email protected],call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

One hallmark of modern technology is the creation of sedentary lifestyle. Many of us sit in front of the computer all day working and typing away.  Coincidentally, occurrence of metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases has skyrocketed.  Of course, modern sedentary lifestyle is the first to get blamed. However, I have always wondered that sedentary lifestyle is not in conflict of physical activity.  We can work on the desk eight or ten hours a day and hit the gym regularly.  We don’t have to scavenge for food in the forest in order to get the physical exercise, right?

It seems that scientific researchers agree.  A study published in in PLOS ONEreported that it is not the amount of time spent sitting still that matters; rather it is the daily amount of physical activity that is crucial to a person’s health.

Researchers from the Örebro University, Sweden, studied women over 65 as they are among the least active groups of the population, at the same time as they run a high risk of developing cardiovascular disease.  120 women took part in the Örebro study. They had a medical examination and over the course of one week, their physical activity was measured using an accelerometer.  The results showed that replacing sedentary activities with a 10-min time block of medium physical activities such as a brisk walk was associated with a decrease in waist circumference and decrease in metabolic risk score indicative of cardiovascular health.

The researchers concluded that lack of physical activities rather than sedentary time per se increases the risk of developing metabolic diseases. Based on the findings, the researchers recommended increasing amounts of physical activity in order to promote a favorable metabolic health profile in older women.

The results may well apply to other groups since they are in line with a meta-analysis of previous research based on a million adult men and women, which indicated that physical activity rather than sedentary behavior affects the risk of mortality.  This means that, if one person is jogging while another is only doing less strenuous activities, the first person runs a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease than the second — regardless of the extent of their sedentary activities.

Thanks for reading.

Journal Reference:Andreas Nilsson, Britta Wåhlin-Larsson, Fawzi Kadi. Physical activity and not sedentary time per se influences on clustered metabolic risk in elderly community-dwelling womenPLOS ONE, 2017; 12 (4): e0175496 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175496

About SGC: SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNCTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, contact [email protected], call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

SEATTLE, Washington – As one of the biggest and oldest bicycle boutique stores in Seattle area, Gregg’s Cycle stores (https://www.greggscycles.com/) have become the most recent retail partner for Mocca Shots High Caffeine Gummies by Seattle Gummy Company (SGC).

Gregg’s Greenlake Cycle first opened its doors in 1932 under the direction of R.V. Gregg. Today Gregg’s Cycles remains under the ownership of Stan Gregg, the third generation of the Gregg family and a cycling athlete with 16 national and 10 world medals. In 1983, Gregg’s Bellevue Cycle opened to serve the growing number of cyclists in the suburbs of the Eastside. Gregg’s Bellevue Cycle is currently the largest bicycle shop on the Eastside. Early in 2007, the company further expanded into its Lynnwood location.

Acclaimed as an energy product with the highest caffeine concentration available on the market, each Mocca Shots dark chocolate gummy packs 100mg of caffeine, the equivalent of a regular cup of coffee.  SGC’s Mocca Shots are unique to the market, bringing consumers flavor, convenience, and performance in one powerful gummy. Benefits include:

  • Delicious taste:SGC’s patented technology masks bitterness while bringing out the delicious taste of dark chocolate.
  • Quick absorption, reduced jitters:The caffeine in Mocca Shots™ is absorbed faster than other products via mucosal absorption, and the combination of active ingredients improves focus and alertness while reducing the caffeine jitters.
  • Non-spill convenience:Mocca Shots™ come in a convenient resealable pouch with 2 gummies, so you can carry the equivalent of two cups of coffee in your pocket, and they don’t spill.

The caffeine in Mocca Shots™ works 5x faster because ingredients are absorbed through mouth mucosa, by-passing the normal digestive process.  “As a result,” says Dr. Connie Wan, CEO, “next to an IV, Mocca Shots are the fastest way to deliver caffeine directly into the blood stream.” SGC’s Functional Gummy® Delivery System is key to masking caffeine’s unpleasant taste and anxious side-effects while improving absorption and bioavailability. This allows you to feel the caffeine kick within minutes of taking the product.

Why Chocolate Gummies? Caffeine increases alertness, focus, cognition and attention but often with jittery side-effects. Research shows that caffeine and cocoa together do the same trick but with enhanced focus and reduced anxiety. The combination results in a clean and focused energy without the jittery feeling associated with other caffeinated products. “Feedback we get confirms the science behind Mocca Shots,” says Dr. Connie Wan. “Customers love the clean energy feeling and are amazed at how quickly and effectively Mocca Shots work when they are painfully fatigued or need to be productive.”

Try a sample pack of Mocca Shots High Energy Gummies for just $9.99:  https://seattlegummy.com/product/mocca-starter-pack/

About SGC: SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNCTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, contact [email protected], call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

SEATTLENov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — To celebrate the holiday season, Seattle Gummy Company is offering limited-time seasonal flavors of Mocca Shots™ High Energy Gummies to keep consumers alert and focused at any holiday moment. These delicious chocolate chews have the highest concentration of caffeine available in a product, bringing consumers a whole new level of energy during the holidays.

The company has released three new festive flavors:

  • Pumpkin Spice: rich truffle chocolate perfectly blended with American’s favorite holiday spices.
  • Gingerbread: what’s better than Gingerbread? Truffle Chocolate Gingerbread!
  • Peppermint Chocolate: combining luscious truffle chocolate with refreshing peppermint for a true classic holiday flavor.

The holidays are hectic; Mocca Shots are a great pick-me-up when you need to be alert, focused fast, and get stuff done. There is no better way to get into the holiday spirit than with these rich and festive holiday flavors. Mocca Shots let you breeze through your long to-do list at this time of year—from shopping to holiday partying—while feeling energized and refreshed.

“Advancements in our pharma-grade gummy technology have allowed us to create a more balanced chocolate profile on which we can introduce exciting new flavors,” says CEO, Dr. Connie Wan. SGC’s Functional Gummy® Delivery System is key to reducing caffeine’s unpleasant taste and anxious side-effects while improving its absorption and bioavailability. Mocca Shot allows you to enjoy the benefits of caffeine within 3-5 minutes of taking the product without feeling the jitters.

Mocca Shots™ seasonal flavors can be found here: https://seattlegummy.com/product/mocca-shots-high-energy-gummies-peppermint/

Not sure which flavor to choose? Try a sample pack of all three holiday flavors for $9.00 plus free shipping for a limited time: https://seattlegummy.com/product/mocca-shots-sample-pack-holiday/

About SGC: SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, medicine and natural herbs. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNCTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLEBEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, contact [email protected],  call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

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Yoga has been touted for many health benefits.   In addition to building a stronger body, yoga has been shown by research to help with, among others, migraines, osteoporosis, balance and mobility issues, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, fibromyalgia, and ADHD.  If you are suffering from back pain or arthritis pain, did you know that a growing body of research shows that yoga may provide relief?

Back pain relief

Back pain is one of the most common health problems in the United States. Four out of five Americans will suffer from it at some point. Yoga appears to help. A 2013 meta-analysis of 10 randomized controlled trials found “strong evidence for short-term effectiveness and moderate evidence for long-term effectiveness of yoga for chronic low-back pain.” In fact, since 2007, the American Society of Pain guidelines have urged physicians to consider recommending yoga to patients with long-term pain in the lower back.

In one study, published in the journal Spine, people with back pain who did two 90-minute sessions of yoga a week for 24 weeks experienced a 56% reduction in pain. They also had less disability and depression than people with back pain who received standard care, such as pain medication. In addition, the results suggested a trend toward the use of less pain medication in those who did yoga.

While it is tempting to stay in bed when your back hurts, doctors no longer recommend extended bed rest.  In general, the sooner you can get up and get moving, the faster you will recover. Yoga helps alleviate back pain by increasing flexibility and muscle strength. Relaxation, stress reduction, and better body awareness may also play a role.

Less arthritis pain

Exercise has been shown to help alleviate the pain and stiffness associated with osteoarthritis; however, these symptoms can make it difficult to be active in the first place. Yoga offers a gentle form of exercise that helps improve range of motion and strengthen the muscles around painful joints.

In a 2014 study of 36 women with knee osteoarthritis, those who did yoga experienced significant improvements in their symptoms compared with women who didn’t do yoga. The yoga group had a 60-minute class one day a week and then practiced at home on several other days, averaging 112 minutes of yoga a week on their own. After eight weeks, they reported a 38% reduction in pain and a 35% reduction in stiffness, while the no-yoga group reported worsening symptoms.

People with rheumatoid arthritis may also benefit from yoga practice. In a 2015 study, women with rheumatoid arthritis reported improvements in their physical health, walking ability, pain levels, energy, and mood, and had significantly fewer swollen and tender joints, after doing two hour-long yoga classes a week for eight weeks.

Evidence is building for the benefits of yoga practice.  Roll up your yoga mat and get to a yoga studio today.  It’s good for you.

About SGC:SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, [email protected],call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

Caffeine has well-known short-term stimulating effects on central nervous system, but the long-term impacts on cognition have been less clear. Scientists from Indiana University (IU) just gave those of us, who live on coffee and tea, another reason to enjoy that steaming cup of mocha. It turns out that caffeine not long gives you that extra boost in the morning but also protects you against dementia in old age.

A study by Indiana University researchers has identified caffeine, one of the 24 compounds with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia.1 The protective enzyme, called NMNAT2, plays two roles in the brain: a protective function to guard neurons from stress and a “chaperone function” to combat misfolded proteins, which accumulate in the brain as “plaques” due to aging. Misfolded proteins have been linked to neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases, as well as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

To identify substances with the potential to affect the production of the NMNAT2 enzyme in the brain, the researchers screened over 1,280 compounds, including existing drugs. A total of 24 compounds were identified as having potential to increase the production of NMNAT2 in the brain. One of the substances shown to increase production of the enzyme was caffeine, which also has been shown to improve memory function in animal model genetically modified to produce high levels of misfolded proteins. To confirm the effect of caffeine, IU researchers administered caffeine to mice modified to produce lower levels of NMNAT2. As a result, the mice began to produce the same levels of the enzyme as normal mice. This means that caffeine increased the production of the protective enzyme in the brain and therefore could potentially lead to the protection of the brain against the dementia.

This UI research supports earlier epidemiology studies showing the protective effect of caffeine in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. For Example, the Cardiovascular Risk Factors, Aging and Dementia (CAIDE) study by Finland researchers in 2010 showed that coffee drinking of 3-5 cups per day at midlife was associated with a decreased risk of dementia/AD by about 65% at late-life.2 The Finland researchers hypothesized that the correlation may be mediated by caffeine and/or other mechanisms like antioxidant capacity and increased insulin sensitivity. The UI research seems to confirm that caffeine is a key factor for the brain protecting effect of the coffee.

Thanks for reading.

Journal Reference:

  1. Yousuf O. Ali, Gillian Bradley, Hui-Chen Lu. Screening with an NMNAT2-MSD platform identifies small molecules that modulate NMNAT2 levels in cortical neurons. Scientific Reports, 2017; 7: 43846 DOI: 10.1038/srep43846
  2. Eskelinen MH1, Kivipelto M. Caffeine as a protective factor in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, J Alzheimers Dis. 2010; 20 Suppl 1:S167-74. doi: 10.3233/JAD-2010-1404.

About SGC:SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, [email protected],call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

SEATTLE, Washington – As a big-data driven new retail company, Trueform has recently partnered up with Seattle Gummy Company (SGC) bringing SGC products into several Trueform’s retail store locations including the its flagship store in Bellevue Square Washington.

TrueForm (www.trueform.io) is a software company focusing on blending the convenience of online shopping experience with the real-life touch and feel shopping experience from traditional brick and mortar stores.  The company connect products, retailers, and consumers through machine learning and measurement data.  TrueForm stores currently carry two lines of SGC products: Mocca Shots High Energy Gummies and Functional Fruit Multivitamin Fruit Bits.

As the only USDA organic certified multivitamin supplement on the market, Functional Fruit comes on the market as multivitamin infused fruit bits rich in the fruits’ natural antioxidants and fibers. Functional Fruit contains zero added sugar, no artificial flavor, no artificial sweetener, and no artificial coloring.  These delicious vitamin fruit bits come in three fruit flavors: blueberry, pomegranate and peach mango.

Acclaimed as an energy product with the highest caffeine concentration available on the market, each Mocca Shotsâ dark chocolate gummy packs 100mg of caffeine, the equivalent of a regular cup of coffee.  SGC’s Mocca Shots are unique to the market, bringing consumers flavor, convenience, and performance in one powerful gummy.

The caffeine in Mocca Shots™ works 5x faster because ingredients are absorbed through mouth mucosa, by-passing the normal digestive process.  “As a result,” says Dr. Connie Wan, CEO, “next to an IV, Mocca Shots are the fastest way to deliver caffeine directly into the blood stream.” SGC’s Functional Gummy® Delivery System is key to masking caffeine’s unpleasant taste and anxious side-effects while improving absorption and bioavailability. This allows you to feel the caffeine kick within minutes of taking the product.

Why Chocolate Gummies? Caffeine increases alertness, focus, cognition and attention but often with jittery side-effects. Research shows that caffeine and cocoa together do the same trick but with enhanced focus and reduced anxiety. The combination results in a clean and focused energy without the jittery feeling associated with other caffeinated products. “Feedback we get confirms the science behind Mocca Shots,” says Dr. Connie Wan. “Customers love the clean energy feeling and are amazed at how quickly and effectively Mocca Shots work when they are painfully fatigued or need to be productive.”

Try a sample pack of Mocca Shots High Energy Gummies for just $9.99:  https://seattlegummy.com/product/mocca-starter-pack/

About SGC: SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNCTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, contact [email protected], call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

Strong muscles are important for the health of not only one’s body and minds but also the quality of life.  One way to keep muscles in shape is with strength training. When performing muscle-strengthening exercises, it is very important for have the right postures because wrong form can do more harm than good.  Below are some guidelines to help you to avoid injury and keep your program on track.

  • Always warm up and cool down properly.
  • Use proper form to avoid injuries and maximize gains.
  • Breathe out when you are lifting or pushing; breathe in as you slowly release the load or weight. Never hold your breath while straining.
  • Don’t lock your joints; always leave a slight bend in your knees and elbows when straightening out your legs and arms.
  • Don’t be so eager to see results that you risk hurting yourself by exercising too long or choosing too much weight. Remember to rest muscles for at least 48 hours between strength training sessions.
  • If you’ve been sick, give yourself one or two days off after recovering. If you were ill for a while and try to get back to your routine, start with lighter weights or less resistance when you first resume exercising.
  • Strength training exercises should not cause pain while you are doing them. If an exercise or movement causes significant pain, stop doing it! When performing an exercise, stick with a range of motion that feels comfortable. Over time, try to gradually extend that range.
  • Listen to your body and cut back if you aren’t able to finish a series of exercises or an exercise session, can’t talk while exercising, feel faint after a session, feel tired during the day, or suffer joint aches and pains after a session.

Happy exercising.

About SGC:SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, [email protected],call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

SEATTLE, Washington – As a premier athletic products boutique store in Kirkland Washington, Everyday Athlete has become the most recent retail partner for Mocca Shots High Caffeine Gummies by Seattle Gummy Company (SGC).

Since 2004, Everyday Athlete (https://www.kirklandeverydayathlete.com/about) has provided exceptional products and service to the Eastside neighborhood of Seattle metro area. Everyday Athlete aims to address the values, passion and needs of athletes.  Offering high tech, high functioning, forward-looking brands, coupled with the store management team’s extensive first-hand knowledge in fitness training, Everyday Athlete aims to help athletes meet all their fitness goals.

Acclaimed as an energy product with the highest caffeine concentration available on the market, each Mocca Shotsâ dark chocolate gummy packs 100mg of caffeine, the equivalent of a regular cup of coffee.  SGC’s Mocca Shots are unique to the market, bringing consumers flavor, convenience, and performance in one powerful gummy. Benefits include:

  • Delicious taste:SGC’s patented technology masks bitterness while bringing out the delicious taste of dark chocolate.
  • Quick absorption, reduced jitters:The caffeine in Mocca Shots™ is absorbed faster than other products via mucosal absorption, and the combination of active ingredients improves focus and alertness while reducing the caffeine jitters.
  • Non-spill convenience:Mocca Shots™ come in a convenient resealable pouch with 2 gummies, so you can carry the equivalent of two cups of coffee in your pocket, and they don’t spill.

The caffeine in Mocca Shots™ works 5x faster because ingredients are absorbed through mouth mucosa, by-passing the normal digestive process.  “As a result,” says Dr. Connie Wan, CEO, “next to an IV, Mocca Shots are the fastest way to deliver caffeine directly into the blood stream.” SGC’s Functional Gummy® Delivery System is key to masking caffeine’s unpleasant taste and anxious side-effects while improving absorption and bioavailability. This allows you to feel the caffeine kick within minutes of taking the product.

Why Chocolate Gummies? Caffeine increases alertness, focus, cognition and attention but often with jittery side-effects. Research shows that caffeine and cocoa together do the same trick but with enhanced focus and reduced anxiety. The combination results in a clean and focused energy without the jittery feeling associated with other caffeinated products. “Feedback we get confirms the science behind Mocca Shots,” says Dr. Connie Wan. “Customers love the clean energy feeling and are amazed at how quickly and effectively Mocca Shots work when they are painfully fatigued or need to be productive.”

Try a sample pack of Mocca Shots High Energy Gummies for just $9.99:  https://seattlegummy.com/product/mocca-starter-pack/

About SGC: SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNCTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, contact [email protected], call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.

Push-ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a study of over a large population led by the University of Sydney.  The research, published in the American Journal of Epidemiologytoday, is based on a pooled population sample of over 80,306 adults with data drawn from the Health Survey for England and Scottish Health Survey, linked with the NHS Central Mortality Register.

This largest study to compare the mortality outcomes of different types of exercise found that exercise promoting muscular strength may be just as important for health as aerobic activities like jogging or cycling.  The data shows that people who did strength-based exercise had a 23 percent reduction in risk of premature death by any means, and a 31 percent reduction in cancer-related death.

The World Health Organization’s Physical Activity Guidelines for adults recommend 150 minutes of aerobic activity, plus two days of muscle strengthening activities each week.  However, the popular message on exercise has been focusing on “get moving.”  This study prompts expanding the kinds of exercise to beyond traditional aerobic activities for long-term health and wellbeing.

The analysis also showed that exercises performed using one’s own body weight — such as triceps dips, sit-ups, push-ups or lunges — without specific equipment were just as effective as gym-based training.   The take home message is that everyone can do classic exercises in their own home or local park and potentially reap the same health benefits as working out in a gym.

The key findings from the study are:

  • participation in any strength-promoting exercise was associated with a 23 percent reduction in all-cause mortality and a 31 percent reduction in cancer mortality.
  • own bodyweight exercises that can be performed in any setting without equipment yielded comparable results to gym-based activities.
  • adherence to WHO’s strength-promoting exercise guideline alone was associated with reduced risk of cancer-related death, but adherence to the WHO’s aerobic physical activity guideline alone was not.
  • adherence to WHO’s strength-promoting exercise and aerobic guidelines combined was associated with a greater risk reduction in mortality than aerobic physical activity alone.

Happy exercising.

Journal Reference: Emmanuel Stamatakis, I-Min Lee, Jason Bennie, Jonathan Freeston, Mark Hamer, Gary O’Donovan, Ding Ding, Adrian Bauman, Yorgi Mavros. Does strength promoting exercise confer unique health benefits? A pooled analysis of eleven population cohorts with all-cause, cancer, and cardiovascular mortality endpointsAmerican Journal of Epidemiology, 2017; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwx345

About SGC:SGC is an R&D focused developer of nutraceutical and pharmaceutical gummy products. The company specializes in formulating Functional Gummy® products combining the wealth of the in-house knowledge in pharmaceutics, chemistry, western medicine and herbal medicine. The company provides performance gummies® inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine including MOCCA SHOTS™, ENERGON QUBE™, FUNTIONAL FRUIT®, and SEATTLE BEAUTY®.

To learn more, visit https://seattlegummy.com, [email protected],call 206-257-0464, or join at https://seattlegummy.com/be-an-informed-member/.