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new patent Bacillus mucilaginosus and high-density fermentation method and use thereof
This invention discloses a mutated strain of wild type bacillus mucilaginosus hscup-76-8 and a high-density fermentation method thereof. The mutated strain hscup-76-8 was assigned an accession no.
Shanxi Green Biotechnology Industry Co., Ltd.


new patent Pgpr compositions and methods for improved cultivation of tomato and potato species
The disclosure provides methods and compositions to improve the nutritional conditions, such as reducing the use of fertilizers applied during the growing season, and tolerance to fungal pathogens in tomato and potato plants.. .
Universidad Adolfo Ibanez


new patent Methods for reducing the incidence of oxidative stress using human milk oligosaccharides, vitamin c and anti-inflammatory agents
Disclosed are methods of reducing the incidence of oxidative stress in infants, toddlers, and children using nutritional compositions including human milk oligosaccharides. The nutritional compositions including the human milk oligosaccharides are effective at reducing inflammation and the incidence of inflammatory diseases..
Abbott Laboratories


new patent Compositions for use in the prevention or treatment of otitis or bronchitis in infants or young children
The present invention relates to a nutritional composition comprising at least one fucosylated oligosaccharide and at least one n-acetylated oligosaccharide in particular amounts, for use in preventing and/or treating infections and/or inflammations of the lower respiratory tract and/or of the ear in an infant or a young child.. .
Nestec S.a.


new patent Protein enriched hummus compositions and methods of making same
Protein enriched hummus compositions, mixtures, and products are disclosed within, along with the production thereof. Processes and methods for producing hummus products having increased nutritional value and improved consistency also are disclosed..
Prommus Brands Llc


new patent Method and regeneration, acclimatization, and conditioning of plant propagules
A method and apparatus for the regeneration, acclimation and conditioning of in vitro derived plant propagules is presented. The apparatus comprises a regulated chamber, a laminar flow work station coupled to the regulated environment, and a supply compartment.
Canntx Life Sciences, Inc.


Fiber-rich maltooligosaccharides having low glucose bioavailability, manufacture thereof and use thereof in human food and animal feed
The present invention relates to maltooligosaccharides, the content of α-1,4-glycosidic bonds of which is between 70% and 80% of the total number of 1,4-type glycosidic bonds. The invention also relates to the method for manufacturing these maltooligosaccharides.
Roquette Freres


Proline-rich polypeptide complex for use in treatment of bdnf-dependent disorders
The prp complex is postulated to be used for nutrition of adults, young children/babies and infants to promote and preserve the proper development and function of both immune and nervous system. Prps may be used for supplementation of modified milk and infant milk formulae to make it closer to breast milk..

Compositions for use in the prevention or treatment of gastrointestinal infections/inflammations in infants or young children
The present invention relates to a nutritional composition comprising at least one fucosylated oligosaccharide and at least one n-acetylated oligosaccharide in a particular ratio, for use in preventing and/or treating gastrointestinal infections and/or gastrointestinal inflammations in an infant or a young child.. .
Nestec S.a.


Mineral enriched natural supplements
The technology relates to nutritional supplements containing one or more minerals. In particular the technology relates to nutritional supplements comprising filamentous fungal biomass and one or more minerals selected from zinc, magnesium, selenium, chromium, copper and manganese, and a process to make the nutritional supplements..
Cura Global Health (bvi) Limited


Coated feed composition for lactating ruminants and methods for making and using the feed composition

A feed composition for ruminants may include feed particles of a nutritional component that are at least partially coated with a saturated fatty acid coating such that ingestion of the feed by lactating ruminants may provide for an increase in the amount of milk produced by the ruminant, and/or an increase in the fat content of the milk produced.. .
Benemilk Oy

Addition of edible fat (lipids) to hay for enhancing the nutritional value and digestibility and reducing the toxicity risk

A method for improving the nutritional value of hay used for livestock feed is disclosed. The methods includes the application of one or more lipids to the hay prior to feeding to animals.

Health tracking system with smart serving sizes

A method of providing nutritional data comprises: receiving a selection of a consumable item having a descriptor from a health tracking device; associating the selected consumable item with a consumable record in a database based on a comparison of the descriptor to a descriptive string for of the consumable record; obtaining from the consumable record a first serving size for the selected consumable item; calculating a second serving size for the selected consumable, the second serving size having a different unit of measurement than the first serving size; and providing the first serving size and the second serving size to the health tracking device.. .
Under Armour, Inc.

Mixture of purified sods of plant origin

The present invention relates to an original and specific mixture of purified superoxide dismutases (sods) of plant origin, characterised in that said mixture is essentially made up of three superoxide dismutases: a manganese superoxide dismutase, a copper and zinc superoxide dismutase and an iron superoxide dismutase provided in two isoforms, which can be obtained from an extract of the hybrid variety f1 of cucumis melo ma 7950 or the cells thereof cultured in vitro or by transfer and expression of the genes of said sods in prokaryotic or eukaryotic cells. The specific mixture according to the invention imparts to the compositions containing same a greater effectiveness in the treatment or prevention of diseases linked to inflammatory and/or oxidative stress, such as radiation-induced fibroses, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, atherosclerosis, labial herpes and myopathies, as well as in nutritional, pharmaceutical, veterinary or cosmetic uses..
Bionov

Systems and methods for monitoring of fractional gluconeogenesis and targeting of fractional gluconeogenesis via nutritional support

Systems, techniques and methods for estimating the metabolic state or flux, e.g., the body energy state (“bes”) of a patient, are disclosed. The bes provides a deep insight into the nutritional needs of the patient, thus allowing for a sort of exquisite glycemic control with regard to the patient.
Run Them Sweet Llc

Systems and methods for monitoring of blood lactate and targeting of blood lactate via nutritional support

Systems, techniques and methods for estimating the metabolic state or flux, e.g., the body energy state (“bes”) of a patient, are disclosed. The bes provides a deep insight into the nutritional needs of the patient, thus allowing for a sort of exquisite glycemic control with regard to the patient.
Run Them Sweet Llc

Han-burger and making method thereof

A method of making a han-burger includes the steps of: forming a burger shell by a dough to have a filling compartment and an opening, preparing a filling with predetermined ingredients and nutrition, and disposing the filling in the filling compartment of the burger shell through the opening thereof, preparing a thick viscous paste, and applying the thick viscous paste to seal the opening of the burger shell to enclose the filling in the filling compartment of the burger shell to form a food product. Accordingly, the thick viscous paste is made of mashed root crop food product which is soft enough to be deformed to match with the shape of the opening of the burger shell and is sticky enough to seal at the opening thereof..

Restaurant matching and filtering for use in a health tracking system

A system and method of providing nutritional data for a user is disclosed herein. The method includes receiving a selected restaurant from a health tracking device, and providing menu data for the user based on the selected restaurant.
Under Armour, Inc.

Associating taste with consumable records

A method for operating a health tracking system, a health tracking system, and non-transitory computer-readable medium for operating a health tracking system are disclosed. The method comprises receiving a data record comprising at least a descriptive string and nutritional data regarding a consumable item to which the data record corresponds; determining a taste associated to the consumable item based on an evaluation of at least one of: (i) the descriptive string, and (ii) the nutritional data; and associating the determined taste with the data record in a database..
Under Armour, Inc.

Nutritional supplements travel dispenser

An indexable dispenser extracts single-serving doses from a multi-serving supplements cartridge for delivery as a thinkable solution. The indexable dispenser includes a lance that punctures one serving chamber at a time so that its granulated contents can be drained into a mixing cup.
Life Boost Llc

Nutritional approach to the control of anemia, diabetes and other diseases or conditions and prevention of associated comorbid states with the use of ergothioneine

Nutritional products, compositions, pharmaceutical preparations and methods of use are disclosed for the prevention, suppression and treatment of anemia and/or diabetes and its various associated comorbidities. Uses of ergothioneine to neutralize free radicals and/or cytokines, reduce oxidative stress, prevent inflammation, stimulate red blood cell production with increased levels of hemoglobin, and/or stabilize iron in its normal 2+ charge for proper oxygen binding and carrying are further disclosed.
Entia Biosciences, Inc.

Avian follistatin product

Described herein are avian follistatin products, and methods for producing such products, in which such products are effective for a variety of conditions, including increasing muscle mass. Avian follistatin products described herein are packaged as dietary supplements or nutritional supplements are useful in muscle regeneration..
Myos Corporation

Nutritional intervention for improving muscular function and strength

The present invention provides a composition comprising hmb and vitamin d. Methods of administering hmb and vitamin d to an animal are also described.
Metabolic Technologies, Inc.

Treatment or prevention of surgery-induced cachexia and/or expression of myeloid-derived suppressor cells and pro-inflammatory cytokines

A specialized immunonutrition supplement can be administered to a surgical patient to reduce post-operative complications by restraining the expansion of myeloid-derived suppressor cells. The supplement includes one or more of l-arginine, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin a, and dietary nucleotides, preferably all four of these compounds.
Nestec S.a.

Process for improving the organoleptic and nutritional properties of legume meal and components and derivatives thereof

Process for the production legume meal comprising the steps of: a) providing a wet heat treatment reactor comprising a cylindrical tubular body (1) with horizontal axis, having an opening (5, 6, 10) for the introduction of legume meal and water or an aqueous solution and having at least one discharge opening (7), a heating jacket (4) and a rotor (8) arranged inside the cylindrical tubular body; b) feeding a continuous flow of meal into the reactor, in which the rotor (8) is rotated at a speed greater than or equal to 150 rpm; c) feeding into the reactor, together with the flow of meal, a continuous flow of water or aqueous solution, which is dispersed into minute droplets; d) centrifuging the aforementioned flows against the inner wall of the reactor, thus forming a highly turbulent, dynamic, thin tubular fluid layer, while advancing in substantial contact with the inner wall of the reactor towards the discharge opening (7); e) discharging from the discharge opening (7) a continuous flow of a wet meal (moisture content 20-40%); f) providing a thermal dehydration and treatment reactor, comprising a cylindrical tubular body (101) with horizontal axis, having at least one inlet opening (105) and at least one discharge opening (107), a heating jacket (104) and a rotor (108) arranged inside the cylindrical tubular body (101) and comprising a shaft provided with elements (109) projecting radially therefrom; g) feeding the wet meal into the thermal dehydration and treatment reactor, the inner wall of the reactor being kept at a temperature of at least 100° c. And the rotor (108) being rotated at a speed of at least 150 rpm; h) centrifuging and causing the wet meal to advance inside the reactor by the action of the rotor (108); i) discharging from the discharge opening (107) of the reactor a continuous flow of legume meal having a moisture content of between 2% and 15%..
Ambiente E Nutrizione S.r.l.

Capsule having a membrane and preparing a nutritional product

A capsule for preparing a nutritional product in a device adapted to supply liquid into the capsule is disclosed. The capsule includes at least one compartment for providing nutritional ingredients for the preparation of the nutritional product in combination with the supplied liquid, and the compartment includes a liquid impermeable membrane forming a release side of the compartment.
Nestec S.a.

User-configurable flavoring system

A user-configurable flavoring module is provided. The multi-flavoring module supplies multiple individual flavor compositions that may be used to flavor foodstuffs, particularly nutritional supplements.
Northern Innovations Holding Corp.

Methods and compositions for upregulating endogenous antioxidant systems

A nutritional supplement for reducing free radical damage is disclosed. The nutritional supplement includes a first vehicle comprising an upregulating compound mixture configured to upregulate an endogenous antioxidant system and an exogenous antioxidant mixture and a second vehicle comprising a mineral mixture.
Usana Health Sciences, Inc.

Compositions and methods for managing digestive disorders and a healthy microbiome

Disclosed is a prebiotic composition comprising a combination of 2′fucosyllactose (2′fl) and isomaltooligosaccharide (imo). The 2′fl and imo are present in the prebiotic composition in a weight ratio of from 1:1 to 1:10.
Metagenics, Inc.

Autonomous feeding system

An apparatus and method for an autonomous feeding system allows a user to draw liquid or semi-solid nutrition from a receptacle by creating a negative pressure environment through sucking. The autonomous feeding system includes an adapter that is adapted to receive a conduit and conformingly fit about and substantially form a seal around the rim of a receptacle, such as a baby food jar..

Natural and sustainable seaweed formula that replaces synthetic additives in fish feed

A seaweed-based commercial salmon feed additive which replaces the synthetic chemical additives that are currently used in salmon fish feed is provided. Synthetic additives are replaced with a combination of seaweed species thereby providing a natural product that improves the nutritional value of the farmed fish, qualifies the fish for marketing as organic, reduces the environmental impact of fish farming practices and may replace the chemical use of lice treatment..
Ocean Harvest Technology (canada) Inc.

Method and enhanced personal care

A method and apparatus for enhancing a user's lifestyle and personal care is provided, including a personal care display device having connection ports, each connection port configured to receive a hardware personal care module configured to interact with the personal care combination display/mirror device to provide personal care functionality facilitating personal care of a user, wherein the personal care display device is configured to transmit user personal care communications comprising user specific nutritional and pharmaceutical care communications personalized to the user to and receive user personal care communications personalized to the user from a remote central server device arrangement.. .
Mores, Inc.

Kits and methods for nutrition supplementation

The present invention relates to methods of co-administration of various vitamins and mineral compositions, and in a specific embodiment, said methods comprise co-administering one composition comprising vitamin a, beta carotene, b-complex vitamins, vitamin c, vitamin d3, vitamin e, iron, magnesium and zinc, and a second composition comprising omega-3 fatty acids such as dha, to supplement the nutritional needs of individuals within physiologically stressful states; and kits provided for co-administration of various vitamin and mineral compositions, and in a specific embodiment, said kits comprise one composition comprising vitamin a, beta carotene, b-complex vitamins, vitamin c, vitamin d3, vitamin e, iron, magnesium and zinc, and a second composition comprising omega-3 fatty acids, such as dha, to supplement the nutritional needs of individuals within physiologically stressful states.. .
Exeltis Usa, Inc.

Nutritional compositions comprising human milk oligosaccharides and nucleotides and uses thereof for treating and/or preventing enteric viral infection

Disclosed are nutritional compositions including human milk oligosaccharides and nucleotides that can be administered to preterm infants, term infants, toddlers, and children for reducing inflammation and the incidence of inflammatory diseases.. .
Abbott Laboratories

Assessment of nutrition intake using a handheld tool

Embodiments regard nutrition assessment using a handheld device. An embodiment of an apparatus includes a handle with a controller within the handle, an attachment arm extending from the handle, and a user-assistive device coupled with an end of the attachment arm, wherein the apparatus is to determine a mass held by the user-assistive device, the determination being made during a task by a user of the handheld tool including manipulation of the handheld tool..
Verily Life Sciences Llc

System and methods for nutrition monitoring

An apparatus comprising a natural language processor, a mapper, a string comparator, a nutrient calculator, and a diet planning module, the diet planning module configured to generate a diet action control, the diet action control comprising instructions to operate the client device to perform a diet change recommendation on the client device, and apply the diet action control to the client device.. .
Washington State University

Ingredient based nutritional information

Nutritional information of a recipe is gathered to determine a nutritional value table of a food recipe. A computing device may extract and analyze unstructured text of a food recipe to obtain a plurality of ingredients and a quantity of the plurality of ingredients.
International Business Machines Corporation

Ingredient based nutritional information

Nutritional information of a recipe is gathered to determine a nutritional value table of a food recipe. A computing device may extract and analyze unstructured text of a food recipe to obtain a plurality of ingredients and a quantity of the plurality of ingredients.
International Business Machines Corporation

Dynamic recipe control

Nutritional substance systems and methods are disclosed enabling the tracking and communication of changes in nutritional, organoleptic, and aesthetic values of nutritional substances, and further enabling the adaptive storage and adaptive conditioning of nutritional substances.. .
Iceberg Luxembourg S.a.r.l.

Tracheal protective neonatal ventilation device

The present invention relates to a tracheal protective ventilation device specially adapted for use with neonates, a stylet that aids in insertion and spatial verification of the tracheal protective ventilation device, and methods for using the same. The ventilation provided by the devices of the present invention is atraumatic to the trachea and the glottis compared to ventilation devices currently available in the art, and has the additional feature of allowing the administration of nutritional matter to the gut without interrupting airflow..
The Penn State Research Foundation

Emulsions for parenteral administration

A method for manufacturing oil-in-water emulsions for parenteral administration as well as to the use of such emulsions in the treatment or prevention of malnutrition and/or a deficiency in essential fatty acids and/or epa and dha and or stroke, sepsis, alzheimer's disease or cancer.. .
Fresenius Kabi Deutschland Gmbh

Oligosaccharide compositions for use in nutritional compositions, and methods of producing thereof

Described herein are methods of producing prebiotic compositions that are made up of oligosaccharide compositions, as well as methods of using such prebiotic compositions in nutritional compositions and methods of producing such oligosaccharide and nutritional compositions.. .
Midori Usa, Inc.

Liquid embedded nutritional bar

Provided is a nutritional bar which includes a body portion having a protein or energy-filled food, and at least one embedded portion which is embedded within the body portion that includes liquid and/or gel for consumption. The nutritional bars can be snack bars, energy bars or dietary bars, for example, and enable a consumer to have an additional source for water consumption as recommended..

Feed ingredients comprising lysed microbial cells

The present disclosure relate to feed ingredients and formulated feed, methods for their manufacture, and uses thereof in nutritional applications such as in aquaculture, terrestrial animal feed, and human nutrition. The feed ingredient compositions comprise lysed microbial cells with a small aspect ratio and triglyceride oil..
Terravia Holdings, Inc.

Probiotic bacterial molecules and their use in methods to treat/prevent infection by harmful bacteria and to provide nutritional health

This invention provides isolated and characterized secreted molecules from probiotic bacteria for use in compositions and methods for the treatment and/or prevention of infection by harmful pathogenic bacteria. The isolated secreted molecules can also be used in nutritional or medical food products which provide probiotics to the gastrointestinal tract of a mammal..
University Of Guelph

Beetle powder

The present invention relates to a beetle powder containing at least 67% by weight protein and at least 5% by weight chitin, the weight percentages relating to the total weight of the beetle powder. The invention is also directed to a method for preparing the beetle powder and to the uses thereof, in particular in human or animal nutrition..
Ynsect

Enhanced mycelium growth medium and method

The invention is a method for enhanced growth of mycelium in culture including the key steps of seed blend choice from among corn, rice, quinoa, chia, canihua, cumin and flax seed, germinating the seed blend prior to inoculating the mycelium starter, and conducting the mushroom cultivation with orp enhanced water and particular transmissions of sound and particularly colored light. Mushrooms grown by such a method not only mature in 13-15 days rather than 21 days, but have an enhanced nutritional and medicinal profile along with absence of unwanted organism contaminants whose unwanted overgrowth occurs during days 16-21 (or days 16-28) of typical mushroom culture..
Functional Fungi, Llc

Method for determining the distinctive nutritional requirements of a patient

The present invention relates to a method for determining the distinctive nutritional requirements of a patient with specific nutritional needs and providing a composition meeting the distinctive nutritional requirements of said patient.. .
Nestec S.a.

Nutritional composition useful in the treatment of ibd patients

Compositions and methods are provided that are useful in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) patients. The compositions and methods are suitable in the prevention or postponement of a relapse in inflammatory bowel disease patients..
Nestec S.a.

Use of enzymatically hydrolyzed vegetable protein in brewing fermented beverages

This invention provides methods to reduce fermentation time of the cereal based fermented beverages such as beer, increasing the cellar output as well as enhancing yeast nutrition and beer foam quality. An enzymatically hydrolyzed vegetable protein which supplies a balanced combination of foam enhancing proteins and free amino acids of high nutritional value for yeast is added to the materials to be fermented..
Corn Products Development, Inc.

Infant nutrition with hydrolysed protein and palmitic acid

The present invention relates to a composition for use in formulae for infants or young children comprising partially hydrolysed protein and an oil mix comprising palmitic acid wherein the palmitic acid esterified in the sn-2 position of triacylglycerols is in the amount of from 20% to 60% by weight of total palmitic acid. Furthermore, the invention relates to an infant formula comprising said composition and the use of said composition or infant formula..
Nestec S.a.

Monitoring adherence to a healthcare plan

Various aspects and embodiments relate to a healthcare adherence monitoring system (hams) that can be used to monitor adherence of a healthcare recipient to a healthcare plan (e.g., a medication, exercise, and nutrition regimen). The hams may receive a personalized prescription including one or more pre-coded prescription components and/or customized recommendations of the healthcare plan from a healthcare provider device via a communication network.
Aftechmobile Inc. (d/b/a Mobrise Inc.)

System and refrigerator content tracking

A system and a method for tracking items stored in a refrigerator which includes the identifying unit comprising a few known devices such as bar code reader or voice command processor for identifying the incoming and outgoing items also including an olfactory sensor. Said sensor in addition to identification is to be used also for assessing the items' degree of freshness for the purpose of determination of its actual expected maximum storage time—this determination will be made by the computer processor accessing the pertinent database(s) while using the digital smell signature for said access, when necessary.

Nutritional supplements and methods for primary prevention of food allergies

The present invention relates to formulations and methods for preventing food allergies in a subject. Embodiments of the invention provide for administration of allergens from eight types of food that cause food allergies in western societies: peanut, tree nuts, milk, egg, soy, wheat, fish, and shellfish.

Nutritional compositions for promoting gut barrier function and ameliorating visceral pain

The present disclosure is directed to methods for i) promoting gut regeneration, ii) promoting gut maturation and/or adaptation, iii) supporting gut barrier resistance and/or iv) protecting gut barrier function in a pediatric subject comprising administering to the pediatric subject a composition comprising an effective amount of a soluble mediator preparation derived from a late-exponential growth phase of a probiotic batch-cultivation process, such as lactobacillus rhamnosus gg (lgg). The present methods advantageously provide the gut-protection benefits of lgg soluble mediators without introducing live bacterial culture to individuals with impaired gut barrier function.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Real-time compounding 3d printer

A method for delivery of personalized medication or nutrition for an individual is provided. The method includes receiving parameters for the personalized medication at a 3d printer, wherein the parameters comprise one or more ingredients, mixing at least one of the ingredients at the 3d printer, and micro-dispensing the one or more of the ingredients into dose form at the 3d printer..
Sciperio, Inc

Infant nutrition with hydrolysed protein, ionic calcium and palmitic acid

The present invention relates to a composition for use in formulae for infants or young children comprising partially hydrolysed protein, ionic calcium and an oil mix comprising palmitic acid esterified to triacylglycerols wherein the palmitic acids esterified in the sn-2 position of triacylglycerols in an amount of at least 20% by weight of total palmitic acid. Furthermore, the invention relates to an infant formula comprising said composition and the use of said composition or infant formula..
Nestec S.a.

Optimized nutrient fatty acid composition

An optimized nutrient fatty acid composition capable of using as food, skin care, hair care and media for delivery of drugs and nutrients through mucous membrane, skin and parenterally for humans, pets and farm animals, with a ratio of omega 6 fatty acid to omega 3 fatty acids ranging from 1:1 to 1:1.25 stabilized with vitamin e 0.8-4 mg/ml. More specifically a stable fatty acid composition with 50-70% of the total fatty acids as essential and, or semi essential fatty acid of which 25-35% omega 3 fatty acids, 25-35% as omega 6 fatty acids and 20-30% as monounsaturated fatty acids is capable of optimization of bodily functions, maintenance of health, prevention of diseases, promotion of healing, delay aging, and treatment of diseases caused by imbalance in omega 3 and 6 fatty acid ratio in diet and nutritional support for pregnant and lactating women, growing children, senior citizens, sports persons, obese and over weight on calorie restricted diet..

Apparatus and machine for making customized formulations based on user input

The one or more embodiments disclosed herein provide a method for automatically assembling multiple compounds into a single edible custom composition, in which each compound is individually customized to proportions formulated from a profile of an individual or group. The single custom mixture can contain a plurality of compounds including foods or flavors, nutritional additives, herbals, biologics, or pharmacologically active substances.
Panacea Biomatx, Inc.

Apparatus and machine for making customized formulations having a thixotropic hydrocolloid for individuals

The one or more embodiments disclosed herein provide a method for automatically assembling multiple compounds into a single edible custom composition, in which each compound is individually customized to proportions formulated from a profile of an individual or group. The single custom mixture can contain a plurality of compounds including foods or flavors, nutritional additives, herbals, biologics, or pharmacologically active substances.
Panacea Biomatx, Inc.

Method and system for making customized formulations having a thixotropic hydrocolloid for individuals

The one or more embodiments disclosed herein provide a method for automatically assembling multiple compounds into a single edible custom composition, in which each compound is individually customized to proportions formulated from a profile of an individual or group. The single custom mixture can contain a plurality of compounds including foods or flavors, nutritional additives, herbals, biologics, or pharmacologically active substances.
Panacea Biomatx, Inc.

Expression of breast milk via automated methods for managing pumped breast milk, lactation analytics & patient engagement

An apparatus for use in a milk management system comprising a first device, wherein the first device includes a non-transitory storage medium; and a processor communicatively coupled to the non-transitory storage medium. The processor is configured to: receive first data from a second device, the first data describing milk disposed in a first container, the first container having a first identifier associated therewith; and associate the first data with a first feeding order in a data structure store in a database, the first feeding order describing a first nutrition regimen..
Keriton, Llc

Composition for decreasing hematopoietic stem cells, and producing same

Solution a parenteral nutrition formula or an enteral nutrition formula substantially free of valine.. .

Nutrition coaching for children

In an embodiment, an apparatus (42) that provides advice on nutritional and caloric intake requirements for a child based on the child's current growth phase activity behavior and status corresponding to the child's current body mass index, the nutritional requirements determined in terms of a ratio of nutrient components that are tailored to the growth phase of the child.. .
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Composition containing chitin and digestible proteins

The present invention relates to a composition containing at least 67% by weight crude proteins, at least 5% by weight chitin, the weight percentages relating to the total weight of the composition, and 85% by weight digestible protein relative to the total weight of crude protein. The invention is also directed to a method for preparing the composition and to the uses thereof, in particular in human or animal nutrition..
Ynsect

Nutrient content identification method and apparatus

Methods for calculating nutrient content information. In one embodiment, the methods comprise: receiving a recipe having a list of ingredients and quantities, for each of the ingredients a corresponding record is found within a database of known records, the records are associated to quantities and nutritional values.
Under Armour, Inc.

Liquid product dispensing system and method

An embodiment system and method for dispensing multiple dairy products includes a dispenser which houses two or more dairy product bases with different formulations, which may be combined with or without water to create a multitude of homogenous dairy beverages. The two or more dairy product bases may be mixed together first and then separately mixed with water, mixed together simultaneously with water, or mixed together without adding water.
Fair Oaks Farms Brnds, Llc

System, method, and purchasing, dispensing, or sampling of products

A product dispenser is configured to dispense products subject to a warning and products not subject to a warning, the product dispenser further configured to transmit a product warning notice only in response to a request to dispense a product subject to the warning. In another embodiment, a product dispenser is configured to dispense a food or beverage product and provide information indicative of an attribute of the food or beverage product, such as nutrition facts, as it is being dispensed.

Multi-phase release of sports nutrition and energy drink compositions utilizing lipid particulates

Multi-phase release compositions, methods of using the compositions, and methods for manufacturing the compositions are provided. Multi-phase release compositions include ingredients useful in sports nutrition including ingredients useful in muscle building, energy output and weight loss.
Corr-jensen, Inc.

Methods, compositions, and devices for supplying dietary fatty acid needs

Nutritional formulas comprising long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (lc-pufas) are provided, along with methods and devices for preparing and/or administering nutritional formulas. In some embodiments, a percentage of the lc-pufas in the nutritional formula are in the form of monoglycerides and/or free fatty acids.
Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc.

Methods of liver disease treatment

Methods for treatment of chronic liver disease and reversing liver fibrosis are provided. These treatments may be achieved using a medical food composition.

Natural and sustainable seaweed formula that replaces synthetic additives in swine feed

A seaweed-based commercial swine feed additive which replaces the synthetic chemical additives that are currently used in swine feed is provided. Synthetic additives are replaced with a combination of seaweed species thereby providing a natural product that improves the nutritional value of the pork, and may replace the chemical use of antibiotics..
Ocean Harvest Technology (canada) Inc.

Above-ground farming module in which the roots of the plants are fed by a nutritional mist, set of modules and associated method

The invention relates mainly to an above-ground farming module which includes an element for supporting plants defining a root chamber for the aerial portion of the plants, and which includes means for forming a mist of nutritional solution (9) and means (25, 26) for circulating said mist of nutritional solution (30) located in the root chamber (4). The means for forming the mist of nutritional solution (9) advantageously include an ultrasound mister (10) located in the bottom of a misting cell (9) on which at least one opening for propagating the nutritional mist (20) in the root chamber (4) is arranged, and the means (25, 26) for circulating the mist of nutritional solution (30) are located next to said opening (20)..

Unique rollable five-device-in-one system comprising rollable clawed-foot flower container, rollable adjustable-receiver umbrella stand, rollable water reservoir, rollable water-regulating irrigation system, and rollable water-circulating system

A rollable five-device-in-one flower container and umbrella stand comprises: a container having multiple walls and a bottom, water-regulating channels formed in the bottom, two wheel wells formed in the bottom, anti-rolling claws formed in the bottom for digging into the ground on a slope to prevent the five-device-in-one flower container and umbrella stand from sliding down the slope, an umbrella-pole receiver screwed on the bottom, u-shaped and j-shaped spring clamps hooked on the umbrella-pole receiver for creating a clamping force therebetween, two wheels partially hidden in the two wheel wells, a tubular double-wall water reservoir having spiral water-distributing tubes and spiral water-regulating foams for spirally and timely discharging the water, and spiral water-circulating slides spirally welded or molded to the walls for spirally creating multiple spiral tractions, multiple spiral layers, multiple spiral travel distances for soil and water to create multiple spiral root growths and multiple spiral nutrition absorptions.. .

Fermentation container and producing hawthorn fermented beverage

A method and system for producing hawthorn fermented beverage where hawthorn fruits are used as the main material to produce a hawthorn fermented beverage with special fermented flavor, rich nutrition, mellow mouth feel and suitable sourness and sweetness, through the processes of fruit sorting, cleaning, juice squeezing, blending, pre-sterilization, alcoholic fermentation, acetic fermentation, lactic acid fermentation, filtration, sterilization and filling. An atomized fermentation technology is adopted for the yeast aerobic proliferation during the alcoholic fermentation phase and for the acetic fermentation phase, so that, as compared with the liquid submerged fermentation methods, the fermentation time of these two stages are shortened by 10-15 hours and 62-100 hours respectively, and the fermentation period is shortened by 3-5 days, which improves the production efficiency of fermentation..
Rhino H Development Llcc

Catalytic oxidation of but-3-ene-1,2-diol

The invention also concerns the application of this reaction to the preparation of bioavailable compounds of methionine used, in particular, in animal nutrition.. .

Weight reducing composition

The invention relates to soft drink industry, in particular, to dietetic nutrition. The inventive weight reducing composition comprises 0.01-10 mg/l of sodium and 25-150 mg/l of magnesium, the rest being water.

Palatinose for enhancing dietary supplement and pharmaceutical delivery

The present invention is directed to a dietary supplement comprising palatinose or a derivative thereof. The dietary supplement may be a nutritional product, a sports performance product, a weight loss product or a meal replacement product.

Crystalline difucosyllactose

Crystalline difucosyllactose, useful in a pharmaceutical composition and a nutritional composition, is disclosed.. .
Glycom A/s

Nutritional compositions

Nutritional compositions for general stress reduction and recovery from stress containing certain amounts of five key ingredients: creatine, egcg, l-carnitine, lemon balm (melissa officinalis) essential oil, and passionflower (passiflora incarnata) essential oil. Methods of reducing stress utilizing said compositions also is disclosed..

Potentiation of fixed coppers and other pesticides containing copper and supplementing plant nutrition

A pesticide, fungicidal, bactericidal, anti-pathogen or biocidal composition includes at least one biologically inert carrier; and at least one doped component including at least one fixed copper compound doped with at least one compound selected from the group consisting of iron compounds, zinc compounds, magnesium compounds, calcium compounds, and combinations and/or mixtures thereof. In one embodiment, the doped component has a particle size of about 0.5 nm to about 30 microns.

Ironcup: compact nutritional powder storage and dispensing

The invention is a storage and non-spillage container apparatus consisting of a detachable, bottle-adapted and spill-preventing spout, along with a base(s) storage container that uniquely houses nutritional powders doses. A base(s) cylinder has attached section-dividers and a top extension to create three enclosed compartments for powder storage in a base storage container.

Probiotic strains having cholesterol absorbing capacity, methods and uses thereof

The invention relates to a probiotic strain selected from lactobacillus reuteri v340 with accession number cect and bifidobacterium breve bt820 with accession number cect 8606, or a variant of said probiotic strain having cholesterol-absorbing capacity, and to methods and therapeutic uses thereof. The invention also relates to compositions, pharmaceutical compositions, feeds or nutritional products comprising a probiotic strain selected from lactobacillus reuteri v3401 with accession number cect 8605 and bifidobacterium breve bt820 with accession number cect 8606, or a variant of said probiotic strain having cholesterol-absorbing capacity..
Biosearch, S.a.

Composition comprising fut2-dependent oligosaccharides and lacto-n-neotetraose for use in promoting brain development and cognition

This invention relates to the use of a nutritional composition comprising fut2-dependent oligosaccharides for promoting brain growth and development in infants in the very early postnatal period. The nutritional composition comprises fut2-dependent oligosaccharides and lacto-n-neotetraose and is specifically for use in promoting brain catch-up growth in preterm infants or infants with low-birth weight.
Nestec S.a.

Nutritional supplement

Provided are nutritional supplement preparations and methods for enhancing the outcome of a non-invasive tissue remodeling procedure, for providing the nutritional supplement to a subject, and for preparing such supplements.. .
Everbloom, Llc

Nutritional compositions comprising sn-1 (3) monoacylglycerols for use in the treatment of malabsorption or maldigestion in infants or young children

The present invention refers to nutritional composition comprising sn-1(3) monoacylglycerols for use in the treatment or prevention of maldigestion and/or malabsorption in an infant or young child. It also refers to a nutritional composition comprising sn-1(3) monoacylglycerols for use to increase lipid (e.g.
Nestec S.a.

Nutritional composition for children with reflux, colic and/or constipation

The present invention is directed to an infant formula specially designed to reduce episodes of regurgitation, colic and constipation that occur in infants fed on infant formula. The composition represents a needed improvement to the art because it contains in a single composition substances that simultaneously addresses these three problems..
Nucitec S.a. De C.v.

Six-kingdom oral nutritional supplement composition

The invention is a nutritional composition in unit dosage form for oral administration to an animal or human, which includes at least one ingredient from each of six biological kingdoms selected from the group consisting of animals, plants, fungi, bacteria, protist and archaea. Each ingredient is co-admixed with every other said ingredient without further addition of synthetic excipients or fillers, and is typically formulated in dried powder form as a drink mix, food or beverage additive or as the fill for hard or soft capsules or other dosage forms including tablets (the compositions of the invention can generally be tableted without addition of ingredients beyond the nutrients themselves)..
Get Real Holdings, Llc

Mct-based nutrition blend for cardiac protection and treating degenerative mitral valve disease in companion animals

A method of treating degenerative mitral valve disease (dmvd) in a companion animal having dmvd, a method of preventing dmvd in a companion animal at risk thereof, and a method of maintaining or improving cardiac health in a companion animal. The methods include orally administering to the companion animal a composition containing medium chain triglycerides and optionally one or more of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin e, lysine, taurine, magnesium, or sulfur-containing amino acids..
Nestec Sa

Functional nutritional blend for thermo-metabolic performance

The present invention discloses a functional nutritional blend comprising gynostemma pentaphyllum extract, coleus forskohlii extract, zingiber officinale extract and piperine, for increasing metabolic efficiency and inhibition of adipogenesis.. .

Dynamic power management system, method and temperature control for conditioners

Disclosed is a conditioner to condition nutritional substances with conditioning programs that power conditioning elements for percentage of the time of a repeating temporal cycle. During each temporal cycle, each required conditioning element may be activated for only a percentage of the full time of the temporal cycle.
Innit International S.c.a.

Fine mapping and validation of qtl underlying fiber content and seed coat color traits and identification of snp markers for marker assisted selection of these traits derived from yellow seed coat (ysc) canola line yn01-429 and its lineage

A method for identifying a quantitative trait locus associated with desirable nutritional traits in canola includes: analyzing a population of canola plants or germplasm for desirable nutritional traits; determining the genotype of the canola plants or germplasm using at least one marker selected from the group consisting of seq id no:1 through seq id no:111; mapping the canola plants or germplasm for the presence of a quantitative trait locus (qtl) associated with the markers; and associating the qtl with the desirable nutritional trait. An isolated and/or recombinant nucleic acid includes a sequence associated with a quantitative trait locus (qtl), wherein the qtl is associated with a desirable nutritional trait in a canola plant or germplasm and wherein the qtl is further associated with at least one marker selected from the group consisting of seq id no:1 through seq id no:111..
Dow Agrosciences Llc

Extracts of whole stillage and other biomass and methods thereof

The invention provides novel and improved methods that allow effective capture of valuable active ingredients in biomass such as whole stillage or thin stillage at cost-effective commercial scale. The invention also provides novel compositions of active ingredients with unique properties (e.g., nutritional values and enhanced bioavailability)..
Lakeview Nutrition Llc

Immune modulation

The present invention provides a strain of bacteroides thetaiotaomicron and derivatives thereof, and the use of said strain or derivatives in treating inflammatory, autoimmune and allergic disorders. The invention also provides pharmaceutical compositions, nutritional supplements, feedstuffs, food products, dietary supplements, and food additives comprising said strain or derivatives..
4d Pharma Research Limited

Protective use in gastrointestinal tract

An apparatus may be used after a surgical procedure to protect against leaks and to separate healing tissue from foreign materials such as nutritional contents. In some cases the apparatus may be easily delivered to a surgical site before, during or after a surgical procedure such as gastric bypass surgery, but this is only an example.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Nutritional compositions

Nutritional compositions provide a sustained protein profile to an individual while having an enhanced sensory performance. The nutritional compositions can be in the form of a nutritional powder including a protein system having a fast digesting protein source, an intermediate digesting protein source, and a slow digesting protein source..
Abbott Laboratories

Yogurt premix for canines

A yogurt premix for canine provides both a flavorful and nutritional treat for canines. The yogurt premix includes a plurality of ingredients that each has their own unique beneficial properties.

Composition and methods for making nutritional snack wafers

A snack food that is easier for a dysphagia sufferer to consume may be made from a crisp, structural core that is highly soluble, enrobed in a calorie-dense coating such as chocolate, where the coating helps protect the core from moisture. When the snack food is bitten, the eater's saliva causes the core to disintegrate rapidly, leaving the coating without support and susceptible to rapid reduction to an easy-to-swallow paste..
Nutraphagia, Llc

Mobile computing weight, diet, nutrition, and exercise management system with enhanced feedback and goal achieving functionality

An illustrative mobile computing device executing weight, nutrition, health, behavior and exercise application software serves as a simulated combination personal trainer and dietician/nutritionist for the user using comprehensive databases storing personalized health, nutrition and exercise information. A mobile computing device, such as a smartphone, executing such software monitors, tracks and/or adjusts caloric intake, energy expenditure taking into account nutritional information and behavioral factors.
Smarten Llc

Food logging from images

A “food logger” provides various approaches for learning or training one or more image-based models (referred to herein as “meal models”) of nutritional content of meals. This training is based on one or more datasets of images of meals in combination with “meal features” that describe various parameters of the meal.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for the manufacture of bio-products with a modified sugar profile

The invention relates to a method for the production of a solid bio-product wherein at least 80% of the original indigestible oligosaccharide (raffmose, stachyose and verbascose) content has been degraded into digestible mono- and disaccharides, comprising the following steps: 1) providing a mixture of milled or flaked or otherwise disintegrated biomass, comprising oligosaccharides and optionally polysaccharides and further comprising proteinaceous plant parts, water and one or more enzyme preparations containing .alpha.-galactosidase(s); 2) reacting the mixture resulting from step (1) under continuous mixing and under conditions where the water content in the initial mixture does not exceed 65% by weight, for 0.15-36 hours at a temperature of about 20-65° c.; 3) incubating the reacted mixture from step (2) at a temperature and in a time period which inactivate said α-galactosidase(s), as well as solid bio-products obtainable by such method. The invention further relates to uses of the bio-product and a food, a feed, a cosmetic or pharmaceutical product or a nutritional supplement containing the solid bio-product..
Hamlet Protein A/s

Methods of recovering oil from microorganisms

Provided herein are methods of recovering oil from microorganisms. The methods are useful, for example, in obtaining nutritional oils and/or lipid biofuels.
Mara Renewables Corporation

Nutritional substance label system for adaptive conditioning

Disclosed herein are nutritional substance labels that communicate in a format allowing retrieval of adaptive conditioning instructions unique to an individual nutritional product at the time of conditioning and intended to optimize a nutritional, organoleptic, or aesthetic value targeted by the transformer.. .
Iceberg Luxembourg S.a.r.l.

Venous access catheters and methods for portal venous system catheterization

The present invention contemplates devices and methods to administer nutritional compositions and/or therapeutic drugs directly into a portal venous system. For example, total parenteral nutrition therapy may be administered directly into the hepatic portal venous system thus circumventing known side effects of conventional parenteral administration.
The Regents Of The University Of Colorado, A Body Corporate

Rice protein supplement and methods of use thereof

Some embodiments relate to nutritional supplements comprising rice protein isolate. Some embodiments of the nutritional supplement comprise less than about 90 mg of leucine per gram of rice protein isolate and less than about 50 mg of lysine per gram of rice protein isolate.
Axiom Foods, Inc.

Devices, systems, and methods for medicament delivery

Certain exemplary embodiments comprise can comprise an auto-injector, which can comprise: a vial configured to store and/or contain an injectable medicament, the vial defining a vial longitudinal axis, and a housing comprising the vial. In various embodiments, the injectable medicament can be a medicine, medication, drug, pharmaceutical, prescriptive, agent, antidote, anti-venom, hormone, stimulant, vasodilator, anesthetic, and/or nutritional supplement that is substantially ready for injection..

Nutritional supplements for improving male fertility

The present invention relates to a fertility-enhancing composition for human male fertility therapy and a method for using the same to improve or enhance human male fertility. The nutritional supplement composition of the invention includes an effective amount of l-carnitine, coenzyme q10, vitamin b12, n-acetyl l-cysteine, and grape seed extract..

Nutritional supplements for improving female fertility

The present invention relates to a fertility-enhancing composition for human male fertility therapy and a method for using the same to improve or enhance human male fertility. The nutritional supplement composition of the invention includes an effective amount of l-carnitine tartrate, coenzyme q10, methylcobalamin, n-acetyl l-cysteine, and grape seed extract..

Oral administration coupler for back-of-mouth delivery

An improved oral administration coupler for delivery of fluids such as medications and nutritional fluids. Example oral administration couplers have a first end with an applicator for oral delivery to an infant, and a second end with a coupling compatible with an enteral fluid delivery syringe.

Palatable dry cat foods and methods for preparation thereof

The present invention generally relates to the field of pet food. More precisely, the present invention concerns a palatable dry food for cats, wherein said food is characterized by a specific ingredient formulation and by a specific nutritional composition.

Polypeptides having serine protease activity and polynucleotides encoding same and their application in animal feed

The present invention relates to animal feed or animal feed additives comprising polypeptides having protease activity and uses thereof. Specifically, the proteases are serine s1 proteases from janibacter, terracoccus and knoellia, all belonging to the family intrasporangiaceae of the suborder micrococcineae.
Novozymes A/s

Method for producing astaxanthin esters

The invention describes an environmentally friendly, sustainable and cost-effective method for preparing astaxanthin diesters of the formula 1, in which astaxanthin of the formula 2 is doubly esterified with fatty acid chlorides of the general formula 3. For this purpose, compound 2 and 3 are reacted in an organic solvent in the presence of a nitrogen-containing base of the general formula 4.
Basf Se

Carotenoid particles and uses thereof

This invention relates to the incorporation of bioactive cargo molecules into particles with carotenoids, such as lycopene. The incorporation of a cargo molecule into a carotenoid particle may for example increase the bioavailability of the cargo molecule in the bloodstream compared to other delivery systems.
Ip Science Limited

Compositions and methods for improving human health and nutrition

The present invention provides compositions and methods of promoting human health and nutrition.. .
Biowish Technologies, Inc.

Dietary emulsion formulations and methods for using the same

Disclosed herein is a formulation that can take the form of an emulsion which contains total enteral or parenteral nutrition for a recipient subject. The formulation includes as the sole fat components: (i) medium chain triglycerides; and (ii) very long chain fatty acids selected from (a) very long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids; and (b) docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid in a ratio of about 10:1 (v/v or w/w) to about 2000:1 (v/v or w/w).
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Appliance for enteral nutrition

Graphic display means (10) operatively connected to the processing means (8) and able to display at least one of the oesophageal pressure (pes), the pressure of the respiratory tract (paw) and the transpulmonary pressure (ptp).. .

Use of sedoheptulose as a nutritional supplement

The invention discloses the use of sedoheptulose as a nutritional supplement.. .
C7 Sugar Gmbh

Health tracking system including subjective nutrition perception tool

A health tracking system configured to provide activity, nutrition, health, and sleep data to a user. The health tracking system comprises a personal electronic device configured to receive health data obtained by a sensor device and/or manually input by the user and display personal metrics on a display screen.

Audible barcode system

A system using a mobile internet device with ability to scan a barcode in which a uniform resource locator (url) is placed, and plays a transmitted audio signal activated by the url in a cloud database where both audio and word contents are stored. From general information for direction, instruction and information on the bottle of medicine, nutrition facts and ingredient tables on the packages of food, monthly bills, invoices, menu, magazines, to advertisement—all are either possessed of limited language translation options or use small font to explain something in a limited space.

Health tracking system including subjective health perception tool

A health tracking system configured to provide activity, nutrition, health, and sleep data to a user. The health tracking system comprises personal electronic device configured to receive health data obtained by a sensor device and/or manually input by the user.

Probiotic stabilization

An ingestible composition including a probiotic contained in a mixture of hydrolyzed mammalian protein, one or more carbohydrates and a compound binder useful for nutrition of infants and children.. .

Method of preparing stable, water soluble probiotic compositions based on millets and similar cereals

The probiotic powder compositions comprising probiotic microorganisms encapsulated in nutritional rich cereal powder matrix. Encapsulation of probiotics in cereal powders offers nutritive and health benefits to the consumer.

Immune system stimulating nutrition

Disclosed is a nutritional composition comprising a combination of non-digestible oligosaccharides and a product obtained by incubating an aqueous substrate by bifidobacteria and optionally a product obtained by incubating an aqueous substrate by s. Thermophilus.

Infant formula system with adaptive levels of human milk oligosaccharides (hmos)

This invention relates to an age-tailored nutritional composition system comprising an adaptive level of human milk oligosaccharides (hmos) and a method for preparing said system. The age-tailored nutritional composition system comprises at least two nutritional compositions for infants of a certain age, which differ from each other in the amount of hmos present therein.

Nutritional powders comprising spray dried hmb

Spray dried nutritional powders include soluble calcium, protein, and at least one of a soluble citrate, a soluble phosphate, and combinations thereof as at least one chelating agent. At least a portion of the soluble calcium is calcium hmb.

Nicotinamide mononucleotide derivatives and their uses

The invention relates to compositions of nicotinamide mononucleotide derivatives and their methods of use. The invention also relates to methods of preparing nicotinamide mononucleotide derivatives.
Metro International Biotech, Llc

Stable micelle and/or liposome compositions and uses thereof

Pharmaceutical compositions comprising stabilized self-assembling amphiphilic molecular structure (sams) having average diameters of 120 nm or less with a low zeta potential of less than 30 mv to be used for total parenteral nutrition (tpn) or total parenteral alimentation (tpa), increase blood pressure, renal dialysis, transport and release hydrophobic gases, exchange transfusion to replace blood, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ecmo), open constricted or blocked blood vessels, treat septic shock and irreversible shock due to sepsis and/or severe blood loss irreversible septic shock, treat dilutional coagulopathy of severe blood loss and bleeding with loss of clotting factors, and replace lost volume in childhood diseases that cause hypovolemia or severe hypovolemia, treat traumatic brain injury, burns, diagnosis of diseases and methods of making and using said compositions.. .
Vivacelle Bio, Inc.

Methods for making appetizing and dentally efficacious animal chews

Described herein are chewable articles intended to be provided to animals for purposes including dental cleaning, breath freshening, nutrition, administration to the animal of beneficial agents, satisfaction of the animal's urge to chew, and general enjoyment by the animal. Also disclosed are apparatus and methods for making such chewable articles, the methods including the use of a processing aid to lubricate the article-forming apparatus, such as extruders, portioners, and molds, and to reduce the power requirements of such apparatus in the forming process..
Big Heart Pet, Inc.

Health tracking system with verification of nutrition information

A health tracking system includes a plurality of health tracking devices in communication with a host server. In one embodiment, a method of operating the system comprises: receiving data relating to consumables from user devices; storing the data as data records; grouping the data records into groups based on a description string of each; determining an individual score to associate to each data record; and applying an identifier to one of the data records in each group, the one of the data records comprising a one associated with a high score relative to the remaining ones of the data records in the group..
Under Armour, Inc.

Health tracking system with verification of nutrition information

A method for decreasing a number of individual entries in a database of user-created records which describe a single item by: receiving a plurality of user-created records, each of said records comprising at least a descriptive string; placing individual ones of the plurality of user-created records having a sufficiently similar descriptive string into one of a plurality of first groups; hashing the descriptive string of each of the plurality of first groups in order to place two or more groups into a single bin; performing a pair-wise comparison of the descriptive strings of the two or more groups in each bin; and when the comparison of the descriptive strings of the two or more groups in a bin results in a distance below a first threshold, merging the two or more groups into a combined group.. .
Under Armour, Inc.

Methods to improve plant-based food and feed

The present invention describes an alternative approach to increase taurine (tau) or methionine (met) production in eukaryotes, namely by the insertion of components of a sulfur-metabolic pathway and tau- or met-binding proteins in organisms where the peptides do not exist or have not clearly been identified. The invention describes methods for the use of polynucleotides that encode functional cysteine dioxygenase (cdo) alone, sulfinoalanine decarboxylase (sad) alone or cdo and sad polypeptides in combination with functional tau- or met-binding proteins in plants to increase tau or met production.
Plant Sensory Systems, Llc.

Nutritional supplement and related activating a subject's antioxidant system

A nutritional supplement comprises components (a), (b) and (c), and optionally, additional component(s) (d). The nutritional supplement can activate a subject's antioxidant system, more specifically the subject's antioxidant response element (are).
Access Business Group International Llc

Film coating composition and methods of making and using the same

A film coating composition comprising a cellulosic polymer, an opacifying agent, and a fatty acid is disclosed herein. Also disclosed is a film coating composition comprising a cellulosic polymer, an opacifying agent, a plasticizing agent, and a polyol.
Sensient Colors Llc

Dietary supplement containing lyophilized diary and linolenic acid

Described is a dietary supplement and a corresponding method to maintain the nutritional health of mammals, including humans. The composition includes a dried dairy product, typically cream, whole milk, reduced fat milk, cottage cheese, yogurt, or combinations thereof in combination with an oil comprising linolenic acid..

Processes and systems for achieving and assisting in improved nutrition based on food energy data and relative healthfulness data

Processes are provided for controlling body weight of a consumer, as well as for selecting and purchasing foods, and for producing food products, based on a combination of food energy data and relative healthfulness data for a candidate food. Various ways are provided for obtaining and accessing the food energy data and relative healthfulness data.
Weight Watchers International, Inc.

Method and system for making customized formulations for individuals

The one or more embodiments disclosed herein provide a method for automatically assembling multiple compounds into a single edible custom composition, in which each compound is individually customized to proportions formulated from a profile of an individual or group. The single custom mixture can contain a plurality of compounds including foods or flavors, nutritional additives, herbals, biologics, or pharmacologically active substances.
Panacea Biomatx, Inc.

Real-time or just-in-time online assistance for individuals to help them in achieving personalized health goals

A method and a system for providing real-time assistance to users in achieving their personalized health goals through a mobile phone with an integrated software application by uploading the photographs to a secured database of the software application of the mobile phone provided with specific text comments or requests placed in appropriately classified input queues for assigning to a qualified nutritionist or an artificial intelligence (ai) program for analyzing the uploaded photographs and generating specific modifications to the food items on the photograph of a meal by applying the user-specific weight-loss/meal modification rules, displaying the analysis information and the specific modifications on the food items to the user on the mobile phone screen. The system and method also comprises a container, a partition plate, a closable lid for storing the food items that are rejected by the nutritionist or the ai and a placemat printed with colored squares patterns..

Multiple folate formulation and use thereof

A multiple folate composition comprising the following three different forms of folate: a folic acid (a salt or ester thereof); a folinic acid (a salt or ester thereof); and a 5-methyl-tetrahydrofolicacid (a salt or ester thereof) and other non-folate ingredients. The composition is useful as a nutritional supplement or medication in the treatment of a folate deficiency and sequella thereof and/or in conditions responsive to administration of a metabolically useful folate.
Jaymac Pharmaceuticals Llc

Prebiotics for reducing the risk of obesity later in life

The invention proposes a nutritional composition comprising selected oligosaccharides that reduces the abundance of streptococcus bacteria in the gut of infants or young mammals. The infants are preferably infants in needs presenting a relatively high count of streptococcus.
Nestec S.a.

Use of dexa scans to assess body fat outside of healthcare settings

The present application describes fitness facilities that include dexa scanners, and methods of use thereof to establish or modify fitness and/or nutritional regimens for patrons of the fitness facilities. Various fitness facilities are described in which the interpretation of dexa scan results is performed either on- or off-site.

Lipid composition for improving behaviour

The present invention relates to a method for improving behaviour in a human subject, comprising administering a nutritional composition comprising 5-50 wt % vegetable lipids based on dry weight of the composition to the subject, the nutritional composition comprising lipid globules having (i) a volume-weighted mode diameter above 1.0 micrometer and/or (ii) a diameter of 2 to 12 micrometer in an amount of at least 45 volume % based on total lipid, wherein improving behaviour is selected from (a) increasing novel object recognition; (b) increasing the preference for novelty; (c) increasing the attention for surroundings; and (d) increasing exploratory behaviour and/or exploratory activity.. .
N.v. Nutricia

Continuous process for preparing a liquid nutritional product

A continuous process for preparing a liquid nutritional product using an extruder is provided. A powder nutritional component is fed into an inlet of an extruder, and a liquid component is fed into an inlet of the extruder.
Abbott Laboratories

Encapsulated and segregated growth containers

An agricultural yield pod or agricultural yield pad with holed root membrane overlay. The agricultural yield pod encloses soil and vegetation in the soil.

Wearable food nutrition feedback system

A see-through, head mounted display and sensing devices cooperating to provide feedback on food items detected in the device field of view. Feedback can include warnings based on personal wearer needs, general nutrition information, food consumption tracking and social interactions.
Microsoft Technology Licensing, Llc

Method for preparing solid trichoderma seed from direct fermentation of crop straws with trichoderma, and product prepared by using the same

A method for preparing a solid trichoderma seed from direct fermentation of crop straws with trichoderma, and a product prepared by using the same. The method includes adding a liquid amino acid to the crop straws, adjusting the initial ph to 3.0-4.0, and inoculating a liquid trichoderma seed for solid fermentation.
Nanjing Agricultural University

Functions of 55 newfound proteins and their medicinal application in the treatment and prevention of disease

The invention relates to 55 newly discovered proteins, which are present in isolated purified protein complexes, derived medicinal products, recombinant dna, engineered dna, cdna, monoclonal and natural products or synthesized products as part of nutrition, food, and/or supplemental products and their applications.. .

Compositions for the restoration of a fecal microbiota and methods for making and using them

In alternative embodiments, the invention provides compositions and methods for treating various disorders and conditions in mammals, including chronic disorders in which there is a presence of an abnormal microbiota or an abnormal distribution of microflora in the gastrointestinal tract. In alternative embodiments, the invention provides liquid preparations or formulations derived from a human fecal material (e.g., a stool) processed, e.g., filtered and/or centrifuged, such that all bacteria, fungal spores and viruses are removed, but retaining the native biologically active molecules from the fecal material and bacteriophages.
Crestovo Llc

Natural compositions containing eggshell calcium, organic honey and lemon

The present invention discloses compositions and edible orally delivered products, such as candies, beverages, nutritional bars and dietary supplements that increase bone growth and treat age-related bone loss in humans. The major component of the invention is biological calcium which is derived from natural eggshell powder.

Plant irrigation dispenser and controlled dispensing

A plant irrigation dispenser and method controllably dispenses nutritional compositions to a plant. The dispenser comprises a housing defined by a first end and a second end that forms a channel.
4d Holdings, Llc

Method for directly preparing a fertilizer by using straws and prepared straw organic fertilizer

A method for preparing a fertilizer using straws and prepared straw organic fertilizer; the method includes: composting straws, spraying a compositing microbial solution containing amino acids to start decomposition of straws, and adjusting humidity of a straw compost, times of spraying a solution of product nutrients, component of the solution to obtain an up-to-standard commercial straw organic fertilizer; and keeping the composting temperature about 70° c. For long time by adjusting the turning time of the straw compost and collocation time of spraying the solution.
Nanjing Agricultural University

Therapeutic and nutritional compositions for functional gastrointestinal disorders

The present invention relates to nutritional compositions containing balanced amount of substance having anti-inflammatory activity, as curcumin, and substance having carminative and spasmolytic activities, as essential plant oil, for the treatment and/or prevention of functional gastrointestinal disorders.. .
Alfa Wassermann S.p.a.

Intestinal microbiota and gvhd

The present disclosure describes compositions and methods for increasing the abundance of commensal bacteria belonging to the order clostridiales, including blautia, ruminococcus, clostridium, eubacterium, holdemania and dorea species, that are associated with reduced lethal gvhd and improved overall survival following bone marrow or hematopoietic stem cell transplant. The present disclosure, therefore, provides methods for reducing the likelihood, incidence or severity of gvhd by (1) avoiding the loss of endogenous beneficial species through antibiotic selection; (2) by administering a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising one or more clostridiales associated with reduced gvhd to individuals who may lack or have lost those strains from their intestinal microbiota.
Memorial Sloan-kettering Cancer Center

Glutamine enriched nutritional composition for preterm infants

The present invention relates to the use of nutritional compositions enriched in glutamine to improve structural and functional brain development in preterm and/or low birth weight infants.. .
N.v. Nutricia

Teat

A teat, in particular for infants and small children, having a hollow nipple with at least one through-hole for liquid nutrition, which is connected at the bottom to a substantially annular-disc-shaped nipple flange, which serves to be fastened to the mouth of a vessel by means of a fastening ring with an annular-disc-shaped ring flange overlapping the nipple flange for pressing the bottom side of the nipple flange flat against the front-side edge of the mouth and at least one recess extending in the radial direction of the nipple flange on the top side of the nipple flange so that a ring flange of a fastening ring pressing against the top side of the nipple flange is spaced from the top side of the floor of the recess during the fastening of the teat on the mouth of a vessel, and the nipple flange is sufficiently flexible at least in the area of the recess so that the floor arches up and air from outside flows back into the vessel under the arched floor of the recess in the radial direction when the teat is fastened on the mouth of a vessel and negative pressure is created in the vessel when the nipple is sucked on.. .
Mapa Gmbh

Method and system for assessment of cognitive function based on electronic device usage

A system and method that enables a person to unobtrusively quantify the effect of mobility, physical activity, learning, social interaction and diet on cognitive function. The method records on the electronic device one of global positioning system longitude and latitude coordinates, accelerometer coordinates, and gyroscope coordinates, one of outgoing and incoming phone calls, outgoing and incoming emails, and outgoing and incoming text messages, one of urls visited on an internet browser application, books read on an e-reader application, games played on game applications, and the nutritional content of food consumed, performs the step of learning a function mapping from those recordings to measurements of cognitive function using a loss function to identify a set of optimal weights that produce a minimum for the loss function, uses those optimal weights to create the function mapping, and performs the step of computing the variance of the cognitive function measurements that is explained by the function mapping to assign an attribution to the effect of physical activity on measured changes in cognitive function..
Mindstrong, Llc

Method for fulfilling the nutritional needs of individuals with dietary restrictions through pre-packaged entrees in compliance with usda regulations

A method for fulfilling the nutritional needs of a targeted group through prepackaged entrees that comply with usda regulations is provided. The prepackaged entrees are designed to provide a plurality of nutritional parameters associated with the targeted group, wherein a foodstuff is adapted to provide a first portion of the plurality of nutritional parameters, and wherein a separate nutritional sauce is adapted to provide a second portion of the plurality of nutritional parameters.

Novel pichia kluyveri strain and its application in producing nonalcoholic red bayberry juice

The present invention provides a novel pichia kluyveri strain (cctcc no: m 2015626) and the method of using this new strain to produce fermented nonalcoholic red bayberry juice. The method comprises incubating pichia kluyveri cctcc no: m 2015626 with red bayberry juice in a fermentation process to make the fermented nonalcoholic juice, which includes an aerobic, anaerobic and a low temperature fermentation.
Jiangnan University

A portable device for detecting nutrition level of plant

A portable device for detecting the nutrition level of a plant includes an outer casing and a detection circuit. The outer casing includes belt pulleys, a cam, upper and lower clamping plates.
Jiangsu University

Nutritional supplements for growth enhancement in pre-pubertal adolescents

Provided are nutritional supplements designed for enhancing the growth, particularly the linear growth, of pre-pubertal children with a stature measure short compared to the norm. The nutritional composition comprises an energy source, and a combination of micronutrients, and is adapted separately for the nutritional needs of male or female adolescents..
Nutriteen Professionals Ltd.

Embedded liquid lubricants for tableting

The invention provides a nutritional supplement and/or pharmaceutical composition for tableting comprising an embedded lubrication matrix. The embedded lubrication matrix comprises an oily liquid finely dispersed in an oil insoluble material.
Wyeth Llc

Fruit flavoring in the image of a fruit portion for introduction into a vessel for flavoring a fluid

An apparatus and method are provided for storing and dispensing into a liquid a soluble substance, such as a flavoring, a body fuel, a nutritional supplement, a stimulant, a relaxant, an alcohol neutralizer, or a medical drug. A useful application of the subject invention includes a lime flavoring held by a gelatinous artificial lime wedge stored with a beer bottle or can, or attached to a 6-pack or 12-pack carton.

Pre-blended and packaged frozen smoothy nutrition mix, method and product

This invention provides an improved method for making a blended liquid or frozen combination and mixture of pre-ripened fruits and vegetables, including juiced foods, protein, vitamins, nuts, seeds, milks, juices, yogurt, herbs, spices, coffee, tea or other freeze dried super foods, herbal or non-herbal medicine, to make a frozen smoothie mixture. An initial mixture of food components, with limited or no liquid added for processing, is pre-blended together continuously until it forms a suitable consistency.

Concentrated extract of algae, production method thereof and use of same ln agriculture

The present invention relates to a concentrated extract of algae, containing between 6 and 100% dry matter, to the production method thereof, and to the uses of same either alone or associated with another nutritional, biostimulating or phytosanitary technology, in particular to stimulate the emergence, growth, development and reproduction of plants and to prevent birds from eating seeds. The invention also relates to a method for applying the concentrated extract of algae of the invention, as well as to a seed coating with said extract..
Laboratoires Goemar

Portable devices and methods for measuring nutritional intake

A system for monitoring nutritional intake is described. The system includes a wearable housing configured for releasable attachment to a user; a biosensor supported by the wearable housing for disposition adjacent to a blood vessel; the biosensor configured to collect pulse profile data; an output device; and a processing circuit connected to the biosensor and the output device.
Blacktree Fitness Technologies Inc.

Methods, compositions, and devices for supplying dietary fatty acid needs

Nutritional formulas comprising long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (lc-pufas) are provided, along with methods and devices for preparing and/or administering nutritional formulas. In some embodiments, a percentage of the lc-pufas in the nutritional formula are in the form of monoglycerides and/or free fatty acids.
Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc.

Methods, compositions, and devices for supplying dietary fatty acid needs

Nutritional formulas comprising long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (lc-pufas) are provided, along with methods and devices for preparing and/or administering nutritional formulas. In some embodiments, a percentage of the lc-pufas in the nutritional formula are in the form of monoglycerides and/or free fatty acids.
Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc.

Compositon and nutrition formulation

Nutritional compositions are provided herein for optimizing fats, carbohydrates, and protein caloric ratios as they relate to balanced nutrition, general health, and muscle performance during exercise and to muscle cell repair and recovery following the cessation of exercise.. .

Nutritional compositions comprising an oxidizable component and water-soluble plant extract

A nutritional composition including an oxidizable component and a water-soluble plant extract is provided. The water-soluble plant extract includes rosmarinic acid and has a total phenolic content, such that a ratio of the total phenolic content to the rosmarinic acid is between about 1.1:1 to about 3.5:1.
Abbott Laboratories

Fruit or vegetable beverage enriched with fiber

Provided are fortified beverages, in particular fruit or vegetable juices, enriched with fruit or vegetable fiber in a nutritionally effective amount, and methods of manufacture thereof. In particular, the provided are methods for increasing the percentage of dietary fiber in fruit or vegetable tissue mass added to fruit or vegetable juice, thereby providing a fruit or vegetable juice enriched with fruit or vegetable fiber, the methods including at least one step of washing followed by a step of centrifugation, and excluding steps of drying at elevated temperatures or exposure to any chemical treatment..
Yissum Research Development Company Of The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem Ltd.

Method for preparing functional edible oil rich in phytosterol esters and diglycerides

A method for preparing functional edible oil rich in phytosterol esters and diglycerides includes steps of: 1) adding a raw material: adding phytosterol, triglyceride and a molecular sieve into a reactor, wherein a ratio of the phytosterol and the triglyceride is 1:2-1:4, a molecular sieve amount is 50 g/l; heating to 50-60° c. And stirring for 30-60 min, for obtaining a pre-mixture; 2) providing non-aqueous enzymatic transesterification: adding 5-20 g/l lipase into the pre-mixture, adding 100-200 ppm antioxidant, stirring and reacting for 8-12 h with a temperature of 50-60° c.
Oil Crops Research Institute, Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Seciences

Shelf-stable, clear liquid nutritional compositions comprising epigallocatechin galate (egcg) and methods for preparing the same

Disclosed herein are shelf-stable, clear liquid nutritional compositions having a ph ranging from 2.5 to 4.6 and comprising water; at least one source of egcg in an amount sufficient to provide 200-1700 mg/l of egcg; and at least one source of protein in an amount sufficient to provide 25-45 g/l of total protein. The shelf-stable, clear liquid nutritional compositions lose no more than 20% by weight solids of the egcg content present in the initial formulation of the compositions to epimerization, degradation, or both epimerization and degradation during heat sterilization.
Abbott Laboratories

Method and smart irrigation controller

Water is a precious resource in the world, and hence it is imperative to find solutions for an effective use of water, including an efficient irrigation system. A method and apparatus is disclosed that effectively processes the images of the vegetation, determines the optimum weather conditions and the soil moisture conditions, controls irrigation schedules of vegetation to efficiently conserve water while maintaining vegetation health, and predicts the nutrition stress in plants for optimum application of fertilizer when necessary..

Systems and methods for providing audio and visual cues via a portable electronic device

Methods and systems for providing a lifestyle companion system are provided. The lifestyle companion system can provide a platform to conduct a user interview.
Apple Inc.

Opioid peptide

The invention also relates to pharmaceutical, nutritional and nutraceutical compositions comprising the peptide and to the use of the same for analgesic purposes, and/or for providing a feeling of satiety, and/or for lowering arterial blood pressure in a subject.. .

Methods and materials related to nutritional supplement compositions containing a potato polysaccharide preparation

The document provides nutritional supplement compositions. For example, nutritional supplement compositions containing a potato polysaccharide preparation, methods for obtaining potato polysaccharide preparations, methods for making nutritional supplement compositions containing a potato polysaccharide preparation, and methods for increasing or decreasing expression of polypeptides involved with mitochondria activity or function are provided..
The Research Foundation For The State University Of New York

Mixture of non-digestible oligosaccharides for stimulating the immune system

Nutritional compositions with fucosyllactose and betagalactooligosaccharides for use in stimulation of the immune system. The composition is suitable for infants..
N.v. Nutricia



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