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Caffeine could offset health risks from a high-fat high-sugar diet

A group from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) reported that caffeine may offset some of the negative effects of high fat diet by reducing the storage of lipids in fat cells, limiting weight gain and controlling the production of triglycerides.  The study was published in the Journal of Functional Foods. The study exploring the effect […]

Dark chocolate may improve mood and help to ward off depression

Depression affects more than 300 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, and is the leading global cause of disability.  Eating dark chocolate may positively affect mood and relieve depressive symptoms, according to a study published in Depression and Anxiety. The study looked at whether different types of chocolate are associated with mood disorders.  A collaborative […]

Caffeine may reduce the risk of dementia in women

A group of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UW) reported that women who consumed high amount caffeine per day may have a reduced risk of dementia.  The results were published in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. The study examined the relationships between caffeine intake and dementia incidence in a large […]

Seattle Gummy Company® (SGC) selected into Amazon Emerging Brand Program for its innovative performance focused gummies

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – Seattle Gummy Company’s delicious breakthrough Functional Gummies®, that pair the power of bioactive ingredients with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), has been selected into Amazon Emerging Brand Program (known as Amazon Innovation Program), and was recently launched nationwide on Amazon. Led by founder and CEO, Dr. Connie Wan, SGC redefines a household favorite […]

Exercise and caffeine boost muscle-building genes in the same way

Human muscles are plastic.  Muscle adapts to what we do. If we don’t use it, we lose it.    Researchers, reporting in Cell Metabolism, have found that when healthy but inactive men and women exercise for a matter of minutes, activity produces a rather immediate change to their DNA by ramping up muscle building genes. Perhaps even more tantalizing, […]

Caffeine promotes team work

It seems that good teamwork starts with everyone being caffeinated.  Researchers from the Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business found that people gave more positive reviews for their group’s performance on a task — and their own contribution — if they drank caffeinated coffee beforehand. In addition, a second study showed that people talked more in […]

Caffeine Reduces Pain During Exercise

We all know caffeine wakes us up, helps us focus and makes our brain sharp.  For athletes, caffeine is known to boost sports performance, which usually is attributed to caffeine’s mental boosting ability.  A study by researchers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) shed additional lights on caffeine’s performance boosting ability – it seems that caffeine […]

Post-exercise Caffeine Helps Muscles Refuel

We all have our recovery routine after exercise. Does the following sound familiar: finish working out, eat a healthy snack, and wash down with five or six cups of strong coffee, and BOOM you’re ready to go. Not only does consuming caffeine after working out help keep you awake, but it is also shown to […]

Caffeine may fight obesity by stimulating body’s natural fat-fighting defense

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat’, the body’s own fat-fighting defense.  The research suggests that caffeine could be used to tackle obesity and diabetes. Brown adipose tissue (BAT), also known as brown fat, is one of two types of fat found in humans and […]

Seattle Gummy Company® (SGC) featured as JD’s Choice and launches innovative performance-focused gummies on JD.com

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — Seattle Gummy Company’s delicious breakthrough Functional Gummies®, that pair the power of bioactive ingredients with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), was just launched in China nationwide on JD.com. Led by founder and CEO, Dr. Connie Wan, SGC redefines a household favorite into a results-driven delivery vehicle enabling consumers to GET ___ DONE every […]