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 Computer implemented  determining, managing and optimizing calorie intake of a user patent thumbnailnew patent Computer implemented determining, managing and optimizing calorie intake of a user
A system and method for determining, managing and optimizing the calorie intake of a user have been disclosed. The system, in accordance with the present disclosure determined the calorie intake of a user based on the basal metabolic rate and body mass index of the user and accordingly generates a customized menu for the user.

 Calorie measuring capsule patent thumbnailnew patent Calorie measuring capsule
A capsule 1 is adapted to be ingestable by a human and comprises a density sensor, a sugar level sensor and a weight sensor for determining the calorie intake.. .

 Exercise incentive system patent thumbnailExercise incentive system
An exercise incentive system receives exercise sensor data originating from at least one exercise tracking device. The at least one exercise tracking device transmits exercise sensor data determined from at least one exercise sensor.

 Fitness apparatus patent thumbnailFitness apparatus
A fitness apparatus for a shoe is disclosed. The shoe includes a top portion, a sole portion, and an interior portion.

 Methods and diets to protect against chemotoxicity and age related illnesses patent thumbnailMethods and diets to protect against chemotoxicity and age related illnesses
A method of improving longevity and/or alleviating a symptom of aging or preventing age related diseases is provided. The method includes a step in which the subject's average and type of daily protein intake, igf-i, and igfbp1 levels, and risk factors for overall mortality, cancer and diabetes are determined.
University Of Southern California

 Denatured glucomannan patent thumbnailDenatured glucomannan
According to the present invention, a low-calorie healthy food product rich in dietary fiber can be provided by using denatured glucomannan in producing food products, or by using denatured glucomannan to form a heat irreversible gelatinized food product, under a wide range of alkaline or acidic conditions. The present invention is a denatured glucomannan formed by isolating and the acetyl group of konjac-glucomannan by an alkali process to suppress swelling, whereupon the denatured glucomannan may then adjusted to be gelled or heated and gelled after being swollen by removing the swelling suppression using a high ph ingredient.
Super Frec Usa, Inc.

 Palatable expanded food products and methods of manufacture thereof patent thumbnailPalatable expanded food products and methods of manufacture thereof
Palatable food products are provided with low bulk density of about 4-12 lb/ft3 and comprise an expanded matrix of intercommunicated pores defined by a skeletal structure of gelatinized starch. The products produce an audible crunch sound when crushed by applied force and include low calorie, energy-dense characteristics of about 2-6 kcal/g.
Big Heart Pet, Inc.

 Real-time data display device for bicycles patent thumbnailReal-time data display device for bicycles
A real-time data display device for bicycles has a mobile electronic device communicates with an image projection device to transmit real-time data by having a mems oscillatory mirror simultaneously operating with a laser diode emitting laser beams, so as to project a real-time image with data to the ground ahead. Information such as calories, distance, time, and navigation can be acquired by the rider and other road users are easily aware of the rider to ensure safety concerns..
Conary Enterprise Co., Ltd.

 Oral compositions containing zinc patent thumbnailOral compositions containing zinc
Oral care composition for preventing and/or reducing calories, including: at least about 0.005%, of metal ions wherein the composition comprises at least about 0.005% of zinc ions and optionally comprises from about 0.001% to about 3%, of stannous ions; at least about 100 ppm of fluoride ions; from about 0.03% to about 10% of a mineral surface active agent selected from homopolymers of itaconic acid, homopolymers of acrylic acid, copolymers of maleic acid and acrylic acid, copolymers of maleic anhydride or acid with methyl vinyl ether, and mixtures thereof; at least 5% of water; less than 10% fused silica, calcium based abrasives, and mixtures thereof; less than 5% of polyphosphates having n+3 or higher; and wherein the weight ratio of metal ion to the mineral surface active agent is equal to or less than about 0.5.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company

 Fasting mimicking and enhancing diet for treating hypertension and lipid disorders patent thumbnailFasting mimicking and enhancing diet for treating hypertension and lipid disorders
Methods for lowering hypertension, elevated total cholesterol, elevated glucose and insulin, elevated igf-1, elevated triglyceride levels, and/or elevated crp levels, and elevated liver fat without negatively affecting or lowering the levels of these markers/factors in subjects with already low levels of these markers are provided. A method for elevating stem cells and regeneration and anti-inflammatory agents is also provided.
University Of Southern California

Monitoring and tracking athletic activity

Tracking and monitoring athletic activity offers individuals with additional motivation to continue such behavior. An individual may track his or her athletic activity by completing goals.
Nike, Inc.

Calorie measurement device

This calorie measurement device is provided with the following: a light-emission unit that exposes a food article to light that contains near-infrared wavelengths; a light-reception unit that receives transmitted light that had passed through the food article and/or reflected light that was reflected by the food article; a correction unit that computes a base absorbance for the food article on the basis of the transmitted and/or reflected light and corrects the light intensity measured by the light-reception unit and/or the computed base absorbance on the basis of affecting factors, said affecting factors being those that affect the absorption and reflection of light by the food article but are essentially unaffected by the light-absorption and light-reflection properties of the components of the food article; and an analysis unit that computes an analysis value indicating the caloric content of the food article on the basis of the corrected light intensity measured by the light-reception unit and/or the corrected base absorbance.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Sweet taste receptor antagonist compositions

The present disclosure relates to compositions comprising gymnemic acid, together with a form of zinc to block the unpleasant bitter taste of gymnemic acid as well as to extend the sweet taste blocking properties of gymnemic acid, resulting in palatable compositions for delivery to the oral cavity to block sweet taste receptors located therein. The present disclosure also relates to methods of reducing sugar consumption and reducing calorie intake via administration of such compositions to a subject..
Four Llc

Activity amount-related information display apparatus

An activity amount-related information display apparatus according to the present invention acquires value information indicating exercise intensity, activity amount, or expended calories of a measurement subject. On a display screen, a circle corresponding to one day is set, and time divisions each indicating elapse of a unit time in the one day are set clockwise around the circle.
Omron Healthcare Co., Ltd.

Dynamic system to capture and assess calories and nutrients inputs to provide dietary recommendations

The present invention provides a method and apparatus to dynamically capture and assess calories and nutrients inputs from foods and beverages to perform calories and nutrients gap analysis based on personal goals and demographics, and to provide dietary recommendations to help people live a healthy life. The dynamic cloud-based system efficiently and interactively captures calories and nutrients inputs, and enables users access to the data anywhere they have internet access.
Aegle Health Llc

Liquid milk fortifier composition with relatively high lipid content

The present invention relates to a liquid milk fortifier composition for administration to infants, which fortifier composition comprises lipids in an amount of above 75% of the caloric content. The fortifier may be administrated to infants either as a supplement to human breast milk or to infant formulas.
Nestec S.a

Food with improved aroma and taste

Food and beverages manufacturers are actively looking for ways or alternatives to enhance flavour in their products. That could be by using ingredients that provide aroma, taste and mouth feel with low calorie content and no after taste, or technology that allows consumers an enhanced experience without adding extra ingredients.
Conopco ,inc., D/b/a Unilever

System and improved nutrient intake

The present invention provides for a system and method of partitioning of macronutrients (carbohydrates, vegetables, dairy, proteins and fats) of each food type into its macro-components (fruit, vegetables, dairy, carbohydrates, proteins and fats) with their own distinct nutrient profile to consistently achieve predefined calories and associated macronutrient ratios. The present invention includes a set of unique processes and methods for establishing food pattern modeling in which selection of foods is based on calculated nutrient values..

Meal intended for human consumption

This invention relates to a plurality of compositions for dietary health management and its use in the prevention or treatment of cardiovascular disease or type 2 diabetes, and also in the prevention and/or management of obesity and generally in weight management and loss. Thus a meal intended for human consumption is provided, the meal comprising: (a) 250-650 kilocalories (1045-4180 kilojoules); (b) 10-50, preferably 20-50, more preferably 30-50 g fibre; (c) 10-50, preferably 10-30, more preferably 10-20 g protein; (d) 0 to 5, preferably less than 3 g starch; and (e) 0 to 2, preferably 0 to 1, most preferably 0 to 0.5 g lactose; (f) at least 20, preferably at least 30, most preferably at least 40 mg of any one flavonoid aglycone; and (g) at least 30, preferably at least 40, most preferably at least 50 mg of any one flavonoid glucoside; wherein the meal comprises 75-1000 mg of total flavonoid aglycone and flavonoid glucoside, wherein the meal comprises no more than 250 mg of any one flavonoid aglycone, wherein the meal comprises no more than 250 mg of any one flavonoid glucoside..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever

Holistic ring-based exercise system and method

A ring-based exercise system collects health metrics and senses rotational movements of a ring moving in a rotational path to calculate exercise results, such as calories burned, and provide instantaneous visual and data feedback. The system monitors the number of calories burned, duration of exercise, and number of rotations, while simultaneously emitting both illumination and audio feedback that correlates to the ring exercise.

Minimal diet change to meet nutritional goals

A computerized food purchase history system automatically determines a current food diet (e.g., based on an automatically maintained food purchase history). The computerized device automatically compares the current food diet with nutritional goals, to identify nutritional differences, and analyzes the nutritional differences, to identify potential changes to the current food diet using said computerized device.
Xerox Corporation

Compositions that lower cytosolic nadh level to mimic calorie restriction for life extension and methods

Embodiments herein relate to agents that mimic calorie restriction (cr) to extend life span, especially agents that lower the level of cytosolic nadh and increase the level of cytosolic nad+ (relative to nadh) required to mimic calorie restriction that results in life span extension, at least in part by inhibition by nadh of sir2, which is a key regulator of life span in both yeast and animals. Nadh is a competitive inhibitor of sir2, an nad-requiring nad-dependent histone deacetylase required for chromatin silencing and life-span extension.
Nox Technologies, Inc.

Taste modifiers and therapeutic methods thereof

Taste modifier products and therapeutic methods for encouraging decrease in high calorie food intake by a person are disclosed. A taste modifier product ingested toy a person may comprise one or more sweetness inhibitors and one or more anesthetics.
Weight Sciences, Llc

Statistical heart rate monitoring for estimating calorie expenditure

Systems and methods are disclosed for tracking physiological states and parameters for calorie estimation. A start of an exercise session associated with a user of a wearable computing device is determined.
Apple Inc.

Monoacylglycerols for use in conjunction with a lipase inhibitor and/or diets low in fat and/or calories

In an embodiment, compositions comprising monoacylglycerols (mag), such as sn-1(3) mag, are administered with a lipase inhibitor, such as tetrahydrolipstatin, and/or with a diet low in fat and/or calories. In another embodiment, compositions comprising mag, such as sn-1(3) mag, are administered concurrently with a lipase inhibitor, such as tetrahydrolipstatin, and/or with fat-soluble nutrients.
Nestec S.a.

Electrically heated blanket with sleep depth -dependent control- for weight loss

An electric blanket is controlled so that it initially provides cozy warmth at low ambient temperature, but on reaching deep sleep phases, temperature is lowered, for as much dissipation of calories as it does not disrupt the sleep.. .

Device and reducing calorie intake

Devices and methods for substantially reducing the caloric efficiency of the digestive tract by capturing food being digested in the stomach 10 and/or anywhere else in the gastrointestinal (gi) tract, absorbing or encapsulating the captured food into multiple capturing members and moving such multiple capturing members containing the ingestible encapsulated food down the gi tract, practically out of reach of the gi absorption organs, thus excluding the entrapped ingredients from being involved in the digestion and\or absorption process. The device is designed for oral delivery.
Slendine Sa

Methods and products to provide oral nutritional care to subjects with dementia

The present invention provides food products, nutritional programs, and methods for meeting nutritional needs of subjects with dementia and related cognitive disorders. In one embodiment, the invention provides a food product comprising a reversibly sealed container and a soup, wherein the soup is in the container and comprises a total volume of 200-2000 mls, a vegetable or meat component, 300 to 2500 calories, a macronutrient caloric distribution comprising: 20-80% fat, 10-45% protein, and 10-65% carbohydrate, about 2% to about 40% medium chain triglycerides, omega 3 fatty acids in an amount of 100 to 2000 mg and less than 20 solid food particles having a volume greater than about 20 cm3.
D&e Gillespie Enterprises Llc

Spherical particle, and food suspensions and consumable masses having spherical particles

Spherical particles, agglomerates of spherical particles, methods of producing spherical particles, food suspensions and consumable masses which have spherical particles, and food products which contain a food suspension and/or a consumable mass are disclosed. The particles contain a matrix material composed of an amorphously solidified biopolymer, preferably having a dextrose equivalent greater than 20 and having an equilibrium water content preferably less than 10 wt %.
BÜhler Ag

Nutritional value of food

A system, a method, and a computer program product for determining a nutritional value of a food item are disclosed. In response to a query from a user, a calorie value of a food item based on a number of calories contained in the food item is determined.

Calories and liquid balance -tracking and control

The present invention depicts systems and methods for utilizing sensors and other means that are able to track a user, and grasp his pattern of food intake (e.g., the volume, calories, content, and other attributes of food entities), calories outtake, and online network capabilities for tracking the balance of user calories and other nutritional attributes.. .
Memphis Technologies, Inc

Wearable system

A wearable device includes a band having a flexible battery integrally formed therein; a processor powered by the flexible battery; a cellular transceiver to make a phone call; a wifi transceiver and personal area network (pan) transceiver coupled to the processor; a microphone to receive user speech and a speech recognizer to process user speech or provide voice control; and a health application communicating health application data with a remote computer, wherein the health application includes computer readable code to store and analyze user fitness information including one or more of: posture, ambulation, location position, sleep, exercise, calorie, or medicine compliance.. .

Combination therapeutic and exercise system

An active exercise and therapeutic system for promoting physical motion, balance and coordination and importantly a variety of therapeutic modalities to a user's foot or feet. The system comprises a training apparatus having a stationary base member operatively interconnected with first and second rotating platforms mounted thereon.
Infinity Keyboard, Inc.

Training device for determining timing of next training session

A device helps a user to plan the proper timing for setting a next training session based on the intensity of a training stimulus of a previous session. The user is shown when there will have been enough recovery time since the last training session to suggest the best time for starting the next training session.

Fruit juice processing

A method of producing a reduced-calorie fruit juice beverage may include passing a fruit juice stream including non-sugar fruit juice components (fruit juice components product) and sugars through a bed of resin. Due to the resin's specific affinity for the sugar, the fruit juice is chromatographically separated into concentrated bands of the fruit juice components product and sugars that move through the bed of resin at different speeds.
Innovative Product Management, Llc

Methods and monitoring and encouraging health and fitness

Methods and apparatus are provided for monitoring and encouraging health and fitness. In accordance with a first aspect, an apparatus is provided that is adapted to assist in weight loss and exercise.

Shadow gloves

A method for analyzing punching activities of a boxer during a training session is implemented through a glove that is worn by the boxer. The glove includes a microprocessor, an inertial measurement unit, and other related electrical components so that the method of analyzing punching activities can be executed through a single punch analysis.

Agent for reducing the useable calorie content of food and for therapeutic reduction of weight, in particular for use in the case of adiposity (obesity)

There are disclosed compositions and methods for treating obesity using 5-d-fructose dehydrogenase. Other embodiments are also described..

Energy and food consumption tracking for weight and blood glucose control

The present invention relates to the area of lifestyle devices and applications, particularly to daily trackers of activities, such as pedometers used for exercise monitoring, and working in collaboration with tools analyzing and planning the food intake and amount of exercises to keep or obtain the desired weight. This invention aims at better controlling: fitness level, food consumption, blood glucose level and weight of a person throughout the day.

Stevia coated sugar granules and manufacturing the same

A low-calorie sweetener composition, and method of manufacturing the same. The method includes providing a first sweetener having a mean particle size of between 100-350 μm in diameter and coating the first sweetener with a second sweetener in an aqueous solution.
Eco Sweeteners Llc

Dynamic weight training apparatus

A dynamic weight training apparatus is disclosed herein for improved calorie burning and muscle toning. The weight training apparatus generally includes a pendulum mass suspended, e.g., via a flexible shaft, from a handle or other securing mechanism.

Tracking nutritional information about consumed food with a wearable device

A wearable device having a camera oriented in a field of view of a user when the wearable device is worn by the user. The camera is in communication with a processor and memory.
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Exchanger for heating boilers

An exchanger for heating boilers is formed of an external prismatic framework, a burner and an exhaust duct, characterized in that it includes a block of tubes formed of a plurality of tube sections positioned against one another horizontally and vertically, separated at equal distances from one another and integrated in a prismatic housing creating between them a closed circuit of water, leaving the tube sections free, forming different levels separated by deflectors in order to control the inflow and outflow of the gases produced by combustion, directing the gases as desired through the different levels, capturing the heat along the path of the gases in order to quickly heat the water in the circuit without losing calories and reducing fuel consumption as much as possible.. .

Method and station for filling gas tanks

Method for filling a tank with pressurized hydrogen via a filling station comprising at least one buffer container and a fluid circuit connected to said at least one buffer container, the circuit of the filling station comprising a first end connected to at least one source of hydrogen gas, the circuit comprising a second end fitted with a transfer pipe intended to be connected removably to the tank that is to be filled, the method involving a step of cooling the hydrogen supplied to the tank by transferring negative calories between a cold source and the hydrogen, the method being characterized in that it comprises a step of purifying the hydrogen supplied by the source in a purification member before transferring it to the at least one buffer container, and in that it comprises a step of transferring negative calories from said cold source to the hydrogen before and/or during the purification step.. .
L'air Liquide, Societe Anonyme Pour L'etude Et L'exploitation Des Procedes Georges Claude

Human powered vehicle with an adjustment assembly

A human powered vehicle includes a frame, a crank assembly disposed on the frame, a wheel rotatably attached to the frame, and a force rotation adjustment assembly in communication with the wheel. The human powered vehicle also includes a processor and memory, where the memory has programmed instructions executable by the processor to determine a calorie goal of the user, determine a user history, and adjust an force applied by the adjustment assembly based at least in part on the calorie goal..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Evaporator with simplified assembly for diphasic loop

An evaporator for a diphasic heat transfer system with capillary pumping, includes a base plate with a peripheral edge and an outer face for receiving heat receiving calories from a dissipative element, a body with a bottom, side portions and a border adjacent to the peripheral border of the base plate, a porous mass forming a layer with a capillary structure, interposed between the base plate and the bottom, which defines a first gas chamber and a second liquid chamber, the body being assembled on the base plate by crimping, such that there is no need for a gluing, screwing, riveting or welding operation to obtain a tight assembly of the evaporator.. .
Calyos Sa

Snack bars containing psyllium

A reference amount commonly consumed (racc) of an organoleptically acceptable snack bar. The snack bar can contains from about 3 g to about 6 g fiber where the fiber can contain from about 1 g to about 3 g of soluble fiber.
The Procter & Gamble Company

Stable, convenient whole food nutritional supplement

The disclosure relates to shelf-stable food products that are whole food based, made with fresh produce, and contain high fiber, complex protein, low sugar, low calories, without any concentrates, extracts, powders or artificial ingredients; and the process of making the same.. .
Vita Vis Nutrition, Inc.

Calorie topics:
  • Control Program
  • Processing Device
  • Resting Heart Rate
  • Downstream
  • Computing Device
  • Image Processing
  • Dehydrogenase
  • Rebaudioside
  • Micronutrients
  • Activity Monitor
  • Neurological
  • Disease Prevention
  • Physiologic
  • Body Weight
  • Physiological Conditions

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