Tag Archives: Healthy Brain & Heart

Fight chronic inflammation with food

Inflammation occurs naturally in the body, but when it goes wrong or goes on too long, it can trigger disease processes. Uncontrolled inflammation plays a role in many diseases, including accelerated aging, cancer, heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease. Researches have shown that low grade persistent inflammation is a hallmark of metabolism syndrome. A study […]

Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death

Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages around the world.  Volumes of previous studies have suggested that drinking coffee might be inversely associated with all-cause mortality.  To confirm, an observational study in nearly 20,000 participants was carried out to examine the association between coffee consumption and the risk of mortality in a middle-aged Mediterranean cohort. […]

Obesity may lead to poor sleep quality

A growing body of research has shown the link between obesity and sleep loss.  However, it was unclear the “chicken and egg” relationship between the two – does sleep loss result in weight gain, or does weight gain lead to poor sleep quality? A study in PLOS Biology suggested that it is not the sleep loss that leads […]

Bad food combination may raise dementia risk

We all know that a healthy diet may benefit the brain.   It turns out that not only what foods you eat but also what foods you eat together may be associated with your risk of dementia. The recent study conducted by researchers from University of Bordeaux in France found that people whose diets consisted mostly of […]

Mediterranean diet may help preserve cognitive function

According to a recent analysis of data from two major eye disease studies, adherence to the Mediterranean diet — high in vegetables, whole grains, fish, and olive oil — correlates with higher cognitive function. Dietary factors also seem to play a role in slowing cognitive decline. Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of […]

Regular tub bathing may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Regular tub bathing is linked to a lower risk of death from heart disease and stroke, indicated in a long-term study published online in the journal Heart.  And the higher the ‘dose,’ the better it seems to be for cardiovascular health, with a daily hot bath seemingly more protective than a once or twice weekly one, the […]

Green tea with exercise may reduce fatty liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the biggest health problems in the modern society.  Because of the high prevalence of risk factors such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, fatty liver disease is forecast to afflict more than 100 million people by 2030.  There are currently no validated therapies for the disease.  However, life and dietary combination […]

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 […]

Running protects brain from the damaging effects of chronic stress

We all know that getting a little exercise helps when dealing with stress. A study conducted by researchers from the Brigham Young University (BYU), published in the journal of Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, discovers exercise — particularly running — while under stress helps protect your brain.  Specifically, BYU researchers found that running mitigates the negative impacts […]

Green tea found to prevent obesity

For thousands of years, Chinese has turned to green tea for its mix of health benefits. Modern studies have reported a myriad of healthy benefit from green tea,including everything from protecting sensitive teeth, dampening Alzheimer’s symptoms, repelling bacteria and even preventing heart attacks.  Previous studies have also suggested that green tea can be a factor in obesity through its anti-inflammatory effects on […]