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 Quality control of dairy products using chromatic profiles patent thumbnailQuality control of dairy products using chromatic profiles
A method for the quality control of dairy products is disclosed. The method includes scanning the surface of a dairy product test sample using a chromatic scanner system to generate a spectral pattern of reflected light intensities, which pattern is unique to the test sample.
Empire Technology Development Llc


 Methods to improve crops through increased accumulation of methionine patent thumbnailMethods to improve crops through increased accumulation of methionine
The present invention describes an alternative approach to increase methionine (met) production in eukaryotes, namely by the insertion of components of a sulfur-metabolic pathway in organisms where the pathway does not exist or has not clearly been identified. The invention describes methods for the use of polynucleotides that encode functional cysteine dioxygenase (cdo) alone or cdo and sulfinoalanine decarboxylase (sad) polypeptides in plants to increase met production.
Plant Sensory Systems, Llc


 Device for storing and dispensing food items patent thumbnailDevice for storing and dispensing food items
A device for storing and dispensing food items for a customizable nutrition supply is provided. The food items are loaded by the user, allowing customization of nutritional content and sequence.

 Controlled-release and stratified cyclodextrin inclusion complex vehicles patent thumbnailControlled-release and stratified cyclodextrin inclusion complex vehicles
The invention provides cyclodextrin inclusion complex delivery vehicles, in which the cyclodextrin inclusion complex is provided together with enzyme having a cyclodextrin-degrading activity capable of digesting the cyclodextrin, so that upon delivery of the vehicle to a target the enzyme is activated and releases the guest molecule from the cyclodextrin cavity. In alternative aspects, these cyclodextrin inclusion complex delivery vehicles are for example provided in the form of medicaments, food ingredients, medical food ingredients, nutritional supplement ingredients, dietary supplement ingredients, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, animal repellents, pheromones, plant growth regulators, fragrances, fabrics or packaging materials..
Czap Research And Development, Llc


 Controlled-release and stratified cyclodextrin inclusion complex vehicles patent thumbnailControlled-release and stratified cyclodextrin inclusion complex vehicles
The invention provides cyclodextrin inclusion complex delivery vehicles, in which the cyclodextrin inclusion complex is provided together with enzyme having a cyclodextrin-degrading activity capable of digesting the cyclodextrin, so that upon delivery of the vehicle to a target the enzyme is activated and releases the guest molecule from the cyclodextrin cavity. In alternative aspects, these cyclodextrin inclusion complex delivery vehicles are for example provided in the form of medicaments, food ingredients, medical food ingredients, nutritional supplement ingredients, dietary supplement ingredients, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, animal repellents, pheromones, plant growth regulators, fragrances, fabrics or packaging materials..
Czap Reseach And Development, Llc


 Homogeneous composition of plant-based oils and hydrosols patent thumbnailHomogeneous composition of plant-based oils and hydrosols
A homogeneous composition of an essential oil and essence water is provided. The essential oil may be derived from the plant matter through an extraction process, such as steam-based distillation.

 Nutritional support  health issues patent thumbnailNutritional support health issues
A method of improving the outcome or recovery for depression, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, alzheimers progression, or breast cancer. This method consists of administering a food which includes transfer factor, lactic acid generating bacteria, and/or glucans in appropriate combinations and dosage levels.
Cortcontrol


 Bacillus amyloliquefaciens probiotic compositions, methods of production, and methods of use patent thumbnailBacillus amyloliquefaciens probiotic compositions, methods of production, and methods of use
A probiotic composition is provided comprising bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain h57 bacteria that confers health and/or nutritional benefits, including methods of producing and using such a composition. Also provided is a method of treating a 5 probiotic-responsive disease, disorder and condition in an animal and a method of modulating the gastrointestinal flora of an animal, both including administering to said animal a probiotic composition comprising bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain h57 bacteria..
The University Of Queensland


 Methods for decreasing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in infants, toddlers, or children using human milk oligosaccharides patent thumbnailMethods for decreasing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in infants, toddlers, or children using human milk oligosaccharides
Disclosed are methods of reducing the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in an infant, toddler, or child using nutritional compositions including human milk oligosaccharides. The nutritional compositions including the human milk oligosaccharides are effective in reducing inflammation and the incidence of inflammatory diseases..
Abbott Laboratories


 Method of producing egg yolk based functional food product and products obtainable thereby patent thumbnailMethod of producing egg yolk based functional food product and products obtainable thereby
The present invention relates to the field of food products, especially food products specifically designed for providing health benefits beyond the basic function of nutrition for a subject consuming the product on a regular basis, e.g. On a daily basis.
Newtricious B.v.


Specialized flour for nutrition meals for diabetes and preparation method and use thereof

Disclosed are specialized flour for nutrition meals for diabetes and a preparation method and use thereof. The flour is based on cereal meal as a basic material and is added to a defatted soybean vegetable protein powder and a soybean tissue isolated dietary fiber power, wherein in the dry flour base, the content of protein is 20-26 weight %, the content of the dietary fiber is 4-10 weight %, the content of carbohydrate is no more than 65 weight %, and the content of fat is no more than 4% of the weight.

Nutritional powder pods and related methods

Nutritional powders pods, generally in individual servings, suitable for use in beverage production machines are presented. The nutritional powder pods comprise pods containing a nutritional powder.
Abbott Laboratories

Antioxidant producing bacterium and uses thereof

Bacterial strains are provided that can be isolated from the microflora of lowbush blueberry (vaccinium angustifolium), and that are capable of increasing the antioxidant content of their growth medium. The bacteria can be used, for example, to increase the antioxidant content of various foodstuffs, as probiotics or as additives to animal feed.
University Of Ottawa

Vegetable-based slices for improved nutrition and methods of making

The present invention offers an intentional use of a slice as a system for the deliberate delivery of vegetable or fruit servings. The slice comprises the use of whole vegetable powders, whole fruit powders or a combination thereof as a highly concentrated source of vegetable or fruit material.

Deflavored egg protein isolate, products made with protein isolates and methods of making same

This application relates generally to the processing of egg protein isolates for use in various food, sports nutrition and nutraceutical applications, methods of making egg protein isolates, and apparatus for making egg protein isolates. More particularly, the application relates to a method of deflavoring egg products and concentrating the protein content to greater than or equal to 92% dry basis protein.
Rembrandt Enterprises, Inc.

Compositions for protecting genetically engineered plants from disease and phytotoxic effects of herbicides

Compositions and methods providing herbicidal, fungicidal and/or nutritional activity to genetically engineered crops in a single application are disclosed. The composition comprises an aqueous mixture of glyphosate salt and phosphite at a molar ratio of about 1:2 to about 4:1 glyphosate salt to phosphite; wherein the composition is formulated as a liquid for dilution to an application rate of the dissolved glyphosate salt of between about 0.47 pounds per acre and about 4.13 pounds per acre..

Bioavailable minerals for plant health

A method employing a composition of bioavailable minerals directed at supplementing nutritional intake of a living plant. The composition includes the ionic mineral(s) copper and zinc in a ligand complex and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier including water, h2so4 and (nh4)2so4.
Zero Gravity Solutions, Inc.

Fortified micronutrient salt formulations

Salt formulations, which are resistant to moisture and cooking conditions, are described herein. The formulations provide particles of micronutrients and vitamins encapsulated within heat resistant ph-sensitive water-insoluble polymers, which are packaged within a salt shell.
Tokitae Llc

Low calorie nutritional compositions for maintaining metabolic balance

The present invention provides nutritional compositions (for example, sensorially acceptable nutritional compositions) that comprise a fruit component, a fiber component, and a micronutrient component. Also provided are methods of making and using the nutritional compositions..
The United States Of America, As Represented By The Secretary Of Agriculture

Nutritional compositions containing dietary butyrate and uses thereof

Provided are nutritional compositions including a component for stimulating butyrate production in the human gut and/or dietary butyrate. Further disclosed are methods of reducing allergic reaction and promoting tolerance to cow's milk allergy in a pediatric subject by providing said nutritional compositions to a target subject..
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

High-purity galactooligosaccharide compositions, preparations, and applications thereof

Provided is a method of preparing a high-purity galactooligosaccharide composition by fermentation of a low-purity galactooligosaccharide mixture with a yeast strain, kluyveromyces lactis atcc 8585. The high-purity galactooligosaccharide composition includes at least 99% of galactooligosaccharides selected from the group consisting of galactotriose, galactotetrose, galactooligosaccharides with five or more sugar units, and combinations thereof and lower than 1% of monosaccharides and disaccharides.
King-prebiotics Biotechnology (tw) Co., Ltd.

Nutritional powder pods containing nutritional powders with volume flowability properties

Disclosed herein are nutritional powder pods, and their methods of making and using with beverage production machine. Certain aspects of disclosure include nutritional powders with certain properties (e.g., volume flowability, reconstitution time, reconstitution yield, mean particle size, rate of reconstitution, moisture content, surface area, non-circularity (<0.95), circularity, and convexity) that can make the nutritional powder particularly suitable for use in a beverage production machine..
Abbott Laboratories

Pod with spray nozzle and use

A pod (10) for preparation of a nutritional liquid composition. The pod (10) includes a nutritional liquid concentrate (20) and at least one nozzle (12) or diffuser for fluid introduction to the nutritional liquid concentrate (20).
Abbott Laboratories

Breathing mask

A breathing mask which is convenient for enteral nutrition using a nasogastric feeding tube when the mask is in use may be provided. The breathing mask may include at least one nasogastric tube port.

Nutritional supplement for use in combatting stress and anxiety in pets

Nutritional supplement for veterinary, for use in combatting stress and anxiety in pets, characterized in that it contains a mixture of α-lactalbumin and magnesium.. .
Domes Pharma

Prevention or treatment of food allergy in infants and toddlers

The invention pertains to the use of a non-digestible oligosaccharide in the manufacture of a composition for providing nutrition to an infant suffering from an increased risk of food allergy, preferably whey protein allergy; and/or reducing the risk of occurrence of or preventing whey protein allergy in an infant suffering from an increased risk of food allergy, particularly whey protein allergy. The infant is preferably at increased risk of trichothecene mycotoxin exposure, for instance by eating a lot of cereals..
N.v. Nutricia

Nutritional compositions containing phosphatidylserine powder

Phosphatidylserine powder compositions of the present invention were found to provide more homogeneous dispersion and demonstrate reduced sedimentation, compared to conventional phosphatidylserine powders, when mixed without processing by high pressure homogenization in water or other liquids. The composition of the present invention comprises phosphatidylserine and at least 80% (w/w) of the composition has a particle size of 500 microns or less.
Enzymotec Ltd.

Hot and cold water delivery to pod containing nutritional composition

Systems and methods for processing a composition in a pod to form a food product or beverage fit for oral consumption involve the controlled introduction of various fluids, such as hot and cold water, into the pod to facilitate processing of the composition.. .
Abbott Laboratories

Nutrient delivery system with hydrolyzed proteins

Disclosed herein is a nutrient delivery system comprising a pod and a nutritional powder. The nutritional powder includes at least one hydrolyzed protein and at least one masking agent to reduce any bitterness associated with the resulting nutritional formula..
Abbott Laboratories

Methods for improving tolerance of an individual with a reconstituted liquid product and related compositions and methods

Disclosed are nutritional powders and related methods for providing a reconstituted liquid nutritional product with an enhanced air entrainment profile. In certain exemplary embodiments, the nutritional powders and related methods provide reconstituted liquid nutritional products with a specified air entrainment..
Abbott Laboratories

Conditioning system for nutritional substances

Disclosed herein is a conditioning system for nutritional substances. The conditioning system obtains information regarding the nutritional substance to be conditioned, the desired conditioning, and the desired properties, including nutritional content, of the conditioned nutritional substance, and dynamically controls the conditioning in response to this information optimize the organoleptic properties of the conditioned nutritional substance, while minimizing any detrimental changes to the nutritional content..
Iceberg Luxembourg S.a.r.l.

Protein rich food ingredient from biomass and methods of preparation

The present invention provides a protein material and food ingredient from a sustainable and stable source. The sustainable and stable source of the food or food ingredient is biomass, for example an algal or microbial biomass.
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.

Protein containing material from biomass and methods of production

The present invention provides methods and protein compositions having advantageous properties, such as a high uncorrected limiting amino acid score as well as favorable amounts of essential amino acids, branched chain amino acids, as well as other amino acids more difficult to find in the regular diet. The protein composition is obtainable as taught herein from algal or microbial biomass.
Synthetic Genomics, Inc.

Horticultural nutrient control using same

The present invention relates generally to a horticultural nutrient control system and method for using same. The invention relates to an apparatus, and related methods, for automatically formulating, storing, and dispensing a nutrient solution to one or more horticultural crop, comprising: a) a reservoir unit for receiving a nutrient solution, mixing said nutrient solution, and dispensing said nutrient solution to a corresponding horticultural crop, wherein said reservoir unit comprises: i) a vertical cylindrical tank terminating at a cone-shaped bottom outlet; ii) a plurality of vertical baffles extending from the interior surface of the reservoir unit; and iii) a plurality of fluid eductors positioned along the length of each baffle, said fluid eductors adapted to deliver said nutrient solution in combination with oxygen to said reservoir unit; b) a nutrient delivery assembly fluidly connecting a water source and a plurality of nutritional component sources to said reservoir unit, said nutrient delivery assembly adapted to controllably deliver said water and nutritional components to said reservoir unit through said plurality of fluid eductors; c) controller coupled to said nutrient delivery assembly and adapted to direct the delivery of said water and nutritional components to the reservoir unit; and d) a storage-control unit for housing at least a central processing unit, said nutrient delivery assembly, and said plurality of nutritional component sources, wherein said central processing unit is operably coupled to said controller..

Graphical user interface for a self-registration system for products

A non-transitory computer readable medium includes a program that is executable in a product registration server to cause the product registration server to perform a method of carrying out product registration. The method includes the steps of generating a transaction file associated with a customer id and retrieving a customer record associated with the customer id, the customer record including a reference ratio therein, registering products in the transaction file in response to user selections, and generating image data of a graphical user interface (gui) indicating nutrition balance of registered products, and transmitting the generated image data to the user computing device..
Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

Nutritional powder pod with extruded nutritional powder

A nutritional powder pod for use in a beverage production machine is disclosed herein. The nutritional powder is prepared by an extrusion process.
Abbott Laboratories

Novel composition of matter for delivering lipid-soluble materials, and a producing it

This invention describes a novel composition of matter describing a complex comprising leaf protein and a lipophilic substance(s), along with the method of producing it. Delivery of lipid-soluble materials into the body is challenging because they are generally highly insoluble in water and very subject to oxidative degradation.
University Of Maryland

Compositions and methods for nutrition supplementation

The present invention relates to compositions that may be swallowable, chewable or dissolvable, comprising various vitamins and minerals, and in a specific embodiment comprising vitamin a, beta carotene, b-complex vitamins, vitamin c, vitamin d3, vitamin e, iron, magnesium and zinc, and methods for using these compositions for nutritional supplementation in subjects undergoing physiologically stressful events, such as, for example and without limitation, pregnancy, lactation or any disease state.. .
Exeltis Usa, Inc.

Nutrient delivery system with human milk oligosaccharides

Disclosed herein are nutrient delivery systems comprising a pod and a nutritional powder comprising a human milk oligosaccharide or a precursor thereof.. .
Abbott Laboratories

Compositions, kits and methods for nutrition supplementation

Kits, compositions and methods are provided which comprise a nutritional composition and an adjuvant composition. The nutritional composition comprises vitamin a, vitamin c, vitamin d, vitamin e, vitamin b1, vitamin b2, vitamin b3, vitamin b6, vitamin b9, vitamin b12, iron, iodine, magnesium, zinc, copper, a source of omega-3 fatty acids and one or more pharmaceutically-acceptable carriers.
Exeltis Usa, Inc.

Dietary supplement based on ethyl ferulate

Nutritional supplement, feed formulation and methods to improve the efficiency of meat production of a bovine animal, using ethyl ferulate as a nutritional supplement; where the administration of ethyl ferulate at bovine animal, is premixed with an excipient food grade, feed formulation, balanced food, concentrated food, and the like. The ethyl ferulate administration is daily during the final stage of fattening bovine animal, wherein the final stage of fattening is 20 to 40 last days..
Laboratorios Minkab, S. A. De C. V.

Twin screw rotary head extruder, extrusion and random extruded products

An improved rotary head extruder incorporates a twin auger system, in lieu of the typically used single auger, to create random extruded products having a density within the range of about 3.0 to about 6.0 lbs/cu ft. Extrusion using the rotary die system of a rotary head extruder together with the twin auger system allows for a wide variety of fine materials to be successfully introduced into and conveyed within a rotary head extruder to the die assembly, where the materials are cooked to form random extruded products.
Frito-lay North America, Inc.

Nutritional powder with specific antioxidants

Disclosed herein are nutrient delivery systems that provide a nutritional formula for consumption. The nutrient delivery system includes a pod and a nutritional powder comprising at least one antioxidant.
Abbott Laboratories

Twin screw rotary head extruder, extrusion and random extruded products

An improved rotary head extruder incorporates a twin auger system, in lieu of the typically used single auger, to create random extruded products having a density within the range of about 3.0 to about 6.0 lbs/cu ft. Extrusion using the rotary die system of a rotary head extruder together with the twin auger system allows for a wide variety of fine materials to be successfully introduced into and conveyed within a rotary head extruder to the die assembly, where the materials are cooked to form random extruded products.
Frito-lay North America, Inc.

Core 22 human training and weight loss system

The system of the preferred embodiments is a method for human training coordinated by a computer interface, where a human user interacts with at least one computing interface; where the at least one computing is provided by a computing device having at least one processor, computer readable storage medium, and a network connection to at least one additional computing device; where the user can enter and read from the computing interface; where the computing device executes computer software code; where the user executes steps displayed by the computing interface related to at least what types of food and how much food the user eats; where the computing interface displays at least once a week at least seven of at least one of questions and instructions to the user related to at least one area including water consumption, types of food eaten, timing of food eaten, type of drink consumed, amount of sleep the user has gotten, dietary supplements taken, amount of food eaten, amount of specific types of foods eaten, whether or not foods eaten fall into certain categories provided to the user in association with the method, characteristics of drink consumed, exercise carried out by the user, amount consumed by the user in certain nutritional categories, food purchased, bowel movements, and resistance of urges; where the user inputs at least one of answers and responses to the at least seven of at least one of questions and instructions; where the computing interface further prompts the user to input at least one of a) the user's weight, b) the user's body fat percentage, c) the user's waist measurements, and d) the user's body mass index; where the computer interface provides the user with a comparison between the user's answers to the at least seven questions to the progress over time of at least one of a) the user's weight, b) the user's body fat percentage, c) the user's waist measurements, and d) the user's body mass index. The method for human training coordinated by a computer interface is preferably designed to help a user lose weight, providing an understanding of the factors that lead to weight loss, providing feedback to the user to give them an understanding of how the factors relate to their weight loss, allowing for social support from others to encourage the user to stay with the program, and manipulating food intake to get the hypothalamus to aide the user in losing weight.

Use of an evidence-based, translational algorithm to, inter alia, assess biomarkers

Described herein are methods of assessing a wide variety of physiological needs a subject (e.g., a human patient) may have as a result of an internally-driven or externally-imposed event. Aspects of the methods are computer-aided and can be used to assess a subject's need for nutritional or medicinal support.
Genova Diagnostics, Inc.

Energy malnutrition evaluation for liver disease test subject

A method for measuring energy malnutrition in a liver disease test subject, a method for determining whether a liver disease test subject is in an energy malnutrition state, a method for determining the necessity of nutrition therapy for a liver disease test subject having energy malnutrition, a composition usable in these methods, and the like are provided. The method for measuring energy malnutrition in a liver disease test subject includes the steps of collecting expired air containing labeled carbon dioxide that is generated in the body of a liver disease test subject by being converted from a composition containing, as an active ingredient, glucose labeled with at least one isotope c; and determining the ratio of labeled co2 amount to unlabeled co2 amount, or the ratio of labeled co2 amount to total co2 amount in expired air..
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Continuous process and system for the pasteurization or sterilization of foodstuffs in a rigid container followed by the deep-vacuum sealing thereof by rotary steam injection and homogeneous rapid cooling

A method and a system of devices for continuous sterilization or pasteurization of foodstuffs contained in specific rigid containers, followed by continuous deep-vacuum sealing of the containers. The evacuation is obtained by rotary steam injection between the lids and the receptacles followed by sealing of the containers and cold showering that brings about condensation of the steam inside the container and consequently a deep vacuum.
Sodetech

Uses of cistanche tubulosa extract and isoacteoside in protecting muscle

Use of cistanche tubulosa extract, isoacteoside and/or a pharmaceutical acceptable salt of isoacteoside in the manufacture of a medicament or a food product for protecting muscles, wherein the medicament is particularly used for protecting muscle cells against injury to regulate, treat and/or delay muscle loss, and especially for the muscle loss caused by aging, diseases, and/or cochexia. The food product is a health food, a nutritional supplement food, or a special nutrition food..
Sinphar Tian-li Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. (hangzhou)

Composition for supporting cellular structure and adhesion

The present invention is a composition comprising: (a) protein selected from the group consisting of soy protein and pea protein; (b) sunflower seed protein; (c) turmeric; and (d) bitter melon. The composition is useful as a dietary supplement, a food, a complementary medicine or a therapeutic agent.
All Natural Protectors, Llc

Compositions and methods

Disclosed herein are therapeutic compositions containing non-pathogenic, germination-competent bacterial spores, for the prevention, control, and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, disorders and conditions and for general nutritional health.. .
Seres Therapeutics, Inc.

Nutritional products to promote safe swallowing for individuals with dysphagia

Nutritional products, uses thereof, methods for the manufacture and methods for improving the cohesiveness of the nutritional products are disclosed. The nutritional products have improved cohesiveness for promoting safer swallowing of food boluses for individuals having swallowing difficulties such as dysphagia..
Nestec S.a.

Nutritional powder pods comprising dry blended carbohydrates

A nutritional powder pod suitable for use in a beverage production machine and methods of manufacturing and using the same are provided. The nutritional powder pod includes a pod containing a nutritional powder.
Abbott Laboratories

Potato based protein mixtures and nutritional compositions comprising potato protein

Potato protein, in combination with other vegetable proteins, replaces a portion of the total protein in a nutrition drink or shake or other nutritional composition intended for oral consumption. By suitable selection of the types and amounts of these proteins the overall cost of manufacturing the nutritional composition can be reduced without adversely affecting its other desirable properties such as nutritional value, stability, solubility, clarity, taste, and mouthfeel..
Abbott Laboratories

Nutritional composition

A nutritional composition which is easy to consume without having an oily feeling, and from which the desired amount of energy can be conveniently obtained. The nutritional composition contains fats, proteins, and sugars, and the energy per 100 g of the nutritional composition is 150-750 kcal, the ratio of fats to the total of proteins and sugars is 1.8 to 6.0, and a triacylglycerol having a c6-12 medium-chain fatty acid is included as a constituent fatty acid in an amount of 50% by weight or more of the fats..
The Nisshin Oillio Group, Ltd.

System and distribution of nutritional supplements

A system for customizing nutritional supplement includes a processor and memory. The memory includes programmed instructions that, when executed, cause the processor to access a profile of a user in a web based program; identify, from the profile, at least one physiological parameter experienced by the user within a recent time period; identify, from the profile, at least a portion of a workout history from the recent time period; identify a fitness goal of the user; and generate a customized nutritional supplement formula based on the physiological parameter, the portion of a workout history, and the fitness goal..
Icon Health & Fitness, Inc.

Custom nutritional supplement composition production system and method

The invention provides a system which implements a method of altering the flavour, stability, consistency, texture and colour of the a custom nutritional supplement composition containing nutritional supplement ingredients selected by a user of the system, said method including addition of specific additives in specific quantities to a custom nutritional supplement composition recipe, which additives and quantities are selected through the retrieval of data stored on a computer system which data has correlated the combinations of nutritional supplement ingredients, the additives, and their relative quantities. The system extends to an automated method of preparing a custom nutritional supplement composition, said method including preparing one or more master batches or base mixes and add-mixes including one or more nutritional supplement ingredients and/or one or more additives in predetermined ratios, and in response to a user custom nutritional supplement composition product request, combining calculated or selected quantities of one or more master batches including base mixes and/or add-mixes, one or more additives, and/or one or more nutritional supplement ingredients thereby to obtain a palatable, stabilised, custom nutritional supplement composition product having a desired flavour, colour and consistency, or any other sensory characteristics, while reducing the number of components required to be blended to achieve same..

Probiotic sports nutrition compositions

The present application relates to nutritional compositions comprising lactic acid-producing bacteria.. .
Ganeden Biotech, Inc.

Bacteroides cect 7771 and the use thereof in the prevention and treatment of excess weight, obesity and metabolic and immunological alterations

The invention relates to a strain of bacteroides uniformes with registration number cect 7771, and to the cellular constituents, metabolites and/or secreted molecules thereof. The invention also relates to a composition (nutritional or pharmaceutical) comprising at least one of the previous products.
Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Cientificas

Emulsion of carotenoids and ocular antioxidants

A daily liquid supplement for ocular and body health containing at least one of lutein, zeaxanthin, meso-zeaxanthin and astaxanthin for a human subject for nutritionally supplementing macular pigments is disclosed. The micronized nutrients in a lipid based emulsion are more efficiently absorbed into the bloodstream than conventional supplement formulations resulting in higher serum levels and increased macular pigment..
Guardion Health Sciences, Llc

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.

Treatment and prevention of liver disease associated with parenteral nutrition (pn)

The present invention is based on the discovery that parenteral nutrition (pn) induced liver disease, e.g. Fatty liver disease, can be prevented and even reversed by administration of primarily omega-3-fatty acid with pn rather than the administration of the standard intravenous lipid emulsions that contain primarily plant derived omega-6 fatty acid.
Children's Medical Center Corporation

Multiple stent system for gi tract drainage

A gastrointestinal assembly may be deployed within a patient's gastrointestinal tract in order to facilitate drainage of an abscess. The gastrointestinal assembly may include an outer stent and an inner stent disposed within the outer stent.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Infant formula with improved nutritional value and digestive properties

A product for infant formula with improved nutritional value and digestive properties than currently available infant formulas, which is comprised of at least one of either powdered goat milk or pasteurized liquid goat milk; the powdered or liquid goat milk is diluted with water; a probiotic; a carbohydrate; omega 3 vitamins; a mono-saturated fat; a natural source of iron, folic acid, b vitamins, and vitamin e; and, a natural source of lauric acid.. .

Use of nutritional compositions including lactoferrin in supporting resistance to diseases and conditions

The present disclosure relates to the use of nutritional compositions including lactoferrin produced by a non-human source in supporting resistance to diseases or conditions caused by bacterial and viral pathogens.. .
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Synergistic nutritional supplement for absolute energy

A nutritional supplement includes a predetermined amount of an atp increasing herbal component which includes species of cordyceps to increase a long-term internal atp energy; a predetermined amount of l-theanine to increase a mental energy; and a predetermined amount of external energy stimulants including caffeine to provide a short-live external energy, which may be utilized as beverages, foods, supplements, and drugs so as to provide the absolute energy for all mammals including human beings, and pets such as dogs, cats, and rodents.. .

Tube feed packages and methods for using same

Nutritional compositions that mimic whole foods and methods of using the nutritional compositions are provided. The nutritional compositions may include an increased number and variety of fruits and vegetables, an increased variety of macronutrient sources and an increased amount of other components that are found in whole foods.
Nestec S.a.

Nutrient delivery system comprising nutritional powder comprising phospholipids to improve wettability

Disclosed herein is a nutrient delivery system that provides a nutritional formula for consumption. The nutrient delivery system includes a pod and a nutritional powder comprising at least one phospholipid.
Abbott Laboratories

Cereal-based product with improved eating quality fortified with dietary fiber and/or calcium

Inhibition of expansion of a cereal product, such as a ready-to-eat cereal, by a particulate insoluble component such as fiber and/or calcium is avoided by pelletizing the particulate insoluble component. A binder component, such as gelatinized starch, is used to bind particles of the particulate insoluble component into a coherent mass which is formed into non-expanded pellets for fortification of the cereal product.
General Mills, Inc.

Gender specific synthetic nutritional compositions and nutritional systems comprising them

Gender specific synthetic nutritional compositions for infants up to 1 month of age wherein, the total protein content is adapted based on that found in hm produced for infants of the same gender and age, and nutritional systems comprising them.. .
Nestec S.a.

Canola germplasm exhibiting seed compositional attributes that deliver enhanced canola meal nutritional value

The present invention concerns a canola germplasm comprising at least 45% crude protein and not more than 18% acid detergent fiber content on an oil-free, dry matter basis. Certain embodiments further comprise one or more traits selected from the group consisting of reduced polyphenolic content and increased phosphorous content.
Dow Agrosciences Llc

Systems and methods for calculating nutritional information of a consumer

A system and method of tracking food consumption data for a payment cardholder is provided. The food consumption data is associated with restaurant food purchases made with a payment card, where each restaurant food purchase includes a transaction amount.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Nutritional composition for infants delivered via caesarean section

The present invention relates to methods for feeding of infants delivered via caesarean section and to compositions to be administered to infants delivered via caesarean section and in particular to the use of a product obtained by fermentation of milk, whey, whey protein, whey protein hydrolysate, casein, casein hydrolysate and/or lactose by lactic acid producing bacteria. Thereby it is possible to stimulate a fast colonisation of the intestinal microbiota of said infants..
N.v. Nutricia

Processing of natural polysaccharides by selected non-pathogenic microorganisms and methods of making and using the same

The present invention includes compositions and methods of making and using a dietary supplement manufactured from one or more natural polysaccharides previously incubated with a probiotic bacteria in a bioreactor system, wherein the bacteria process the polysaccharides and the resulting processed polysaccharide are provided in the nutritional supplement.. .
Mannatech, Incorporated

Nutritional supplement powder

A nutritional supplement powder and method of supplementing the nutritional value of a food or beverage is provided. The nutritional supplement powder includes a protein system, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
Abbott Laboratories

Gender specific synthetic nutritional compositions and nutritional systems comprising them

Gender specific synthetic nutritional compositions for female or male infants up to 1 month of age wherein, the concentration of alanine, and/or histidine, and/or isoleucine, and/or proline, and/or valine is adapted based on that found in hm produced for an infant of the same gender and age, and nutritional systems comprising them.. .
Nestec S.a.

Method and receiving nutritional information via a network

A method and apparatus for receiving nutritional information are disclosed. For example, the method receives a profile of a user, receives over the communications network, grocery information on one or more grocery items at one or more locations of the user, receives over the communications network, ingestion information on ingestion by the user of at least one grocery item from the one or more grocery items, generates nutritional information, wherein the nutritional information is determined by performing an analysis based on the profile of the user, the grocery information, and the ingestion information, and provides over the communications network, the nutritional information, to an endpoint device of the user..
At&t Mobility Ii Llc

Device and dispensing paste-like or sticky nutritional substance

An elongate device for dispensing a measured quantity of a paste-like resinous nutritional substance for consumption, injection, or topical use has an integral, outwardly directed hook at a first end. In one case, the elongate device is curved along its length from the hook to a second end and has a concave front face and a convex rear face, with a metered end portion on the front face or on both faces extending from the second end and having one or more scale markings for indicating an amount of paste-like substance adhered to the end portion between a scale marking and the second end.

Multifunctional organic agricultural fertilizer composition and process for preparation thereof

The invention disclosed herein is a multifunctional agricultural organic bio-complexed composition comprising essential and non-essential nutritional elements; useful as a fertilizer, nutrient, bio-stimulant, complexing agent, ph controller, ph indicator, ph corrector, hard water salts in-activator, surface tension reducer, spreader, penetrator, adjuvant, alkaline hard water ill effects mitigator, water conditioner and drip system irrigation cleaner. The invention also disclosed herein a process for preparation thereof..
Chaudhry, Suunil Sudhakar

Methods for enhancing the effect of egcg on mitigating skeletal muscle loss

Disclosed herein are methods for enhancing the efficacy of epigallocatechin gallate (“egcg”) in mitigating skeletal muscle loss in a subject. Providing egcg to a subject in a nutritional composition reduces muscle protein degradation, thereby mitigating skeletal muscle loss in the subject.
Abbott Laboratories

Edible cricket composition for preventing hair loss, improving hair follicle, and promoting hair regrowth

A hair regrowth is developed using edible crickets. The edible crickets are provided in the form of 60-100 g of powders or in the form of 60-100 g of formulations on a daily basis.

Systems and methods to improve perfusion pressure during endovascular intervention

The invention relates to systems and methods to improve perfusion flow and pressure during endovascular intervention. In particular, the invention relates to catheters that enable both antegrade and retrograde flow through the catheter during a recanalization procedure and specifically at the step in a procedure where a clot is being withdrawn.

Dairy product and process

The invention relates to a liquid nutritional composition comprising (a) 2-25% by weight of a calcium-depleted milk protein concentrate (mpc) that has undergone a heat treatment to at least 80.degree. C.
Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

System and analyzing ingestion of diet

A diet ingestion analyzing method is provided. The diet ingestion analyzing method includes the following steps.
Industrial Technology Research Institute

Powder dosing closure

A method and apparatus for powder dosing a nutritional composition may include a container body and a closure removably coupled to the container body. A nutritive substance may be retained between an upper portion of the container body and the closure.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Synergistic nutritional compositions and uses thereof

Provided are nutritional compositions comprising a combination of a probiotic, dietary butyrate and/or a component for stimulating butyrate production in the human gut. Further disclosed are methods of accelerating tolerance to cow's milk allergy in a pediatric subject by providing said nutritional compositions to a target subject..
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Nutritional composition for improving muscle function and daily activity

(c) a lipid fraction comprising at least a ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid selected from the group of eicosapentaenoic acid, docosahexaenoic acid, eicosatetraenoic acid and docosapentaenoic acid for improving the muscle function in a mammal, for improving daily activity, for improving physical performance, for providing a better prognosis in terms of extended life-expectancy, for improving compliance to an anti-cancer therapy or for improving a quality of life.. .

Gummy compositions for nutritional supplementation

A method for treating a prenatal, pregnant or breastfeeding patient for a disease, condition or disorder that is associated with a nutritional deficiency in the patient comprising administering at least one gummy composition to a patient. The gummy composition comprises an effective amount of vitamin a, vitamin b6, vitamin b12, vitamin b9, vitamin c, vitamin d, vitamin e, vitamin b3, iodine, choline, iron, and at least one omega-3 fatty acid to treat the disease, condition or disorder in the patient that is associated with a nutritional deficiency in the patient.
Exeltis Usa, Inc.

Nutrient delivery system

Disclosed herein is a nutrient delivery system. The nutrient delivery system includes a pod and a nutritional powder for use in providing a nutritional formula..
Abbott Laboratories

Continuous monitoring of blood glucose production and ongoing targeting of blood glucose production 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 deep insight into the nutritional needs of the patient, thus allowing for a sort of exquisite glycemic control with regard to the patient.

System, process and device for producing a nutritional composition with personalized nutrient content

The present invention provides a system for producing a nutritional composition (6), the system comprising (a) a measurement device (3) for determining a level of one or more nutrients in a sample (2) from a subject (7); (b) a controller (4) for calculating a required nutrient intake for the subject (7), wherein the controller (4) is operatively linked to the measurement device (3) and is configured to calculate the required nutrient intake based on the level of the nutrients in the sample (2) from the subject (7); (c) a nutritional dispenser (5) for preparing a personalized nutritional composition (6) comprising a combination of nutrients required by the subject (7); wherein the nutritional dispenser (5) is operatively linked to the controller (4) and is configured to produce the personalized nutritional composition (6) comprising the combination of nutrients based on the required nutrient intake for the subject (7) calculated by the controller (4).. .
Nestec S.a.

Isolation of plant oligopeptides and uses thereof

The invention discloses a granular, free-flowing, non-dusting enriched oligopeptide isolate with a narrow, low-molecular-weight distribution derived from legume, seed, grain, marine and other sprouted or un-sprouted plant protein isolates and improved suitability for industrial applications and method for preparing the same. The novel oligopeptide isolate possess fluidity, dispersion, solubility, sensory properties, interaction stability and safety that are consistent and well-suited for applications.

Systems, compositions and methods for providing safe and healthy water and water-based products

A method for providing a safe and healthy water and water-based product, comprising: testing pretreated reverse osmosis water to determine whether it meets a first set of pre-defined specifications; introducing a pre-defined nutrient composition into the water, wherein the predefined nutrient composition comprising one or more of mineral nutrients, trace elements and nutritional supplements; testing the water to determine whether it meets a second set of predefined specifications; and disinfecting the water along with its container by uv irradiation from a uv light source to obtain a water product.. .
A. O. Smith Corporation

Nutritional supplement for the enhancement of muscle irisin and enhancement of brown fat, metabolic rate, and weight loss, and methods of use thereof

The present invention includes a method of activating irisin by administering to an individual in need of such treatment a composition comprising irisin-activating ingredients, thus increasing the conversion of white fat to bat, and consequently, increasing metabolic rate and promoting weight loss. In an embodiment, the composition includes a gynostemma pentaphyllum extract, a polygonum cuspidatum root extract, capsaicinoids, and grains of paradise or constituents thereof.
Maximum Human Performance, Llc

Infant nutrition for improving fatty acid composition of brain membranes

The present invention relates to infant nutrition, in particular to infant nutrition comprising special lipid globules for improvement of the fatty acid composition in brain membranes.. .
N.v. Nutricia

Infant nutrition with lipid globules to increase energy expenditure and metabolic flexibility later in life

The present invention relates to nutrition for infants and young children with particular lipid globules, resulting in programming the metabolism to an increased energy expenditure and improved mitochondrial functioning later in life when exposed to a high fat, high energy diet.. .
N.v. Nutricia

Personalized vitamin supplement

An embodiment of the invention provides a method of collecting data to provide a personalized nutrition recommendation to a user, including receiving input from a sensor and/or an interface of a wearable electronic device of the user. The input includes physiological factors and/or environmental factors measured by the wearable electronic device, the environmental factors including sun exposure and air quality.

System and integrating in-restaurant food ordering, paying, and reviewing with online-to-offline platform

The illustrated embodiments integrate in-restaurant food ordering, paying, and reviewing using online and offline communications. The system, using offline beacons, detects which specific table a user sits at in a restaurant.

System and connecting an operator with worksite operations

Systems and methods for connecting an operator at a worksite are disclosed. One method includes receiving telematics data relating to a machine operating at a worksite using a data standard, receiving operator condition data relating to an operator of the machine using the data standard, wherein the operator condition data comprises one or more of nutritional data, health data, activity data, and sleep data, determining an operation state based at least on the telematics data and the operator condition data, and generating a response based at least on the determined operation state, wherein the response is configured to be transmitted used the data standard..

Methods for iodide determination

The present application is directed to the use of electrophoresis with uv detection in the determination of iodine nutritional status in human biological specimens, specifically for monitoring iodine deficiency/inadequacy in large-scale epidemiological studies. In particular, the present application is directed to a method for determining iodide and iodide uptake inhibitors in a human biological sample when using sample self-stacking with capillary electrophoresis and uv detection..

Reduced sugar syrups and methods of making reduced sugar syrups

A reduced sugar syrup having an advantageously low viscosity is prepared by hydrolysis of starch or starchy material using a particular type of alpha amylase enzyme which yields a saccharide distribution having a low dp1-2 and low dp11+ content. The dp4 content of the syrup may be favorably increased by using a maltotetragenic alpha amylase enzyme in combination with the aforementioned alpha amylase enzyme.

Compositions and methods for improving mitochondrial function and treating neurodegenerative diseases and cognitive disorders

Provided are compositions comprising compounds or precursors to compounds which may be used for a variety of therapeutic applications including, for example, treating and/or preventing a disease or disorder related to reduced or inadequate mitochondrial activity, including aging or stress, diabetes, obesity, and neurodegenerative diseases. The compounds relate generally to urolithins and precursors thereof, including but not limited to ellagitannins and urolithin a.

Compositions and methods for improving mitochondrial function and treating neurodegenerative diseases and cognitive disorders

Provided are compositions comprising compounds or precursors to compounds which may be used for a. Variety of therapeutic applications including, for example, treating and/or preventing a disease or disorder related to reduced or inadequate mitochondrial activity, including aging or stress, diabetes, obesity, and neurodegenerative diseases.

Effect of lipophilic nutrients on diabetic eye diseases

Compositions containing molecular dispersions of lipophilic nutrients and methods thereof are provided for delaying the development and maturation of eye related complications of diabetes by administering a composition containing lipophilic nutrients. More particularly, methods relate to delaying the development and maturation of eye related complications of diabetes by administering a composition containing lutein and its isomers, lutein ester, zeaxanthin isomers, turmeric extract, curcumin or curcuminoids, derived from plant extract/oleoresin containing xanthophylls/xanthophylls esters which are safe for human consumption and are particularly useful as dietary supplements for nutrition and health promoting benefits..

Amino acid based diet with improved taste

The present invention is based on the finding that free amino acids can both negatively or positively influence overall taste of free amino acid-based enteral nutritional compositions, and the amino acids can thus be categorized. A striking balance of both categories of amino acids to arrive at amino acid-based nutritional composition with improved taste, yet not compromising the (regulatory) dietary restrictions on essential amino acids and conditionally essential amino acids..

Composition and use thereof

The present invention relates to a composition comprising a feed or feed additive and a coating substance, wherein the feed or feed additive is coated with the coating substance, wherein the coating substance decreases the degree of degradation of the feed or feed additive within the rumen environment. Furthermore, the present invention relates to the use of said compositions for increasing feed utilization, improving animal nutrition, milk production and reducing global warming..

Materials and methods for large scale plant grafting

Embodiments of the present disclosure generally relate to materials and methods for plant grafting. In certain embodiments, the present disclosure provides materials and methods for efficient large scale grafting of potato rootstock with scion from the solanaceae family.

Use of lignified stalks or of at least one extract of lignified stalks in a cosmetic composition, a food supplement, a nutritional product, a food or a beverage

Disclosed is the use of lignified stalks, of at least one extract of lignified stalks or of a composition containing same in a cosmetic composition, a food supplement, a nutritional product, a food or a beverage.. .

Deep draw container forming method and nutritional product containers

Deep draw formed or shaped blister containers in various configurations are made from a two or more step process of shaping a blister recess in which a first step draws the film to provide the maximum amount of area ratio for the final blister recess and a second step shapes the blister recess. Containers can contain food or nutritional products including sterilized nutritional products for humans or for pets..
Mystic Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Device and dispersing paste-like or sticky nutritional substance in a fluid

An elongate device for dispersing a paste-like or sticky substance in a liquid for consumption, injection, or topical use has an integral, outwardly directed hook at a first end for suspending the elongate device from the rim of a container such as a glass, cup, bottle or the like into the interior of the container. The elongate device has one or more scale markings at least on an inner face spaced from the second end of the device for indicating an amount of paste-like substance adhered to a second end portion between a scale marking and the second end..

Fitness monitoring device

A wearable fitness monitoring device and method of providing motivational feedback during a physical activity, the device comprises a mapping and gps system configured to determine a first data and having at least one sensor for sensing a second data comprising physiological parameters. The device further comprises a controller for processing the first and second data to output a third data via a display unit or an audio interface.

Food containing prolactin

A nutritional composition for a subject, comprising prolactin identical or similar or analogous to prolactin found in a natural food source, and at least one protective layer, wherein release of said prolactin from the composition in said subject is the result of an environmental event.. .
Technion Research & Development Foundation Ltd.

Composition suitable to preserve the physiological condition of skin and hair and reestablish their regenerative functions

The present invention relates to a composition for pharmaceutical, nutritional or cosmetic use, suitable to preserve the physiological condition and health of skin and hair and to reestablish their regenerative functions, characterized in that it comprises a mixture of carnitine, caffeine and arginine as active principle, as such or as derivatives, such as pharmacologically acceptable salts. The effect of preserving the physiologic condition and health of skin and hair, and of reestablishing their regenerative functions is mainly achieved through an increase in atp production by skin and hair cells..
Giuliani S.p.a.

Processed food compositions to facilitate independent dining

Methods and systems for preparing a processed food composition that is sized and shaped to facilitate independent dining are presented. A method, in one embodiment, includes selecting cooked menu items, combining them using a grinder or food processor into a mixture, and then shaping the mixture into a processed food composition that includes one or more substantially graspable sizes and shapes.

Excellent pizza recipe

A flour and cheese based food product, which is appealing to the olfactory, and taste senses and have good nutritional value. The food product is a pizza comprises a baked dough base, which is dressed by cheese, toppings, sauce, condiments etc.

Food preparation system and method

A system and method for the preparation of food is provided. The system utilizes a nutritional information module which allows nutritional information to be aggregated for an entire menu along with portion information and the ability to adjust serving weight by preferred caloric value for any individual recipe.

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.

Genetic based health management apparatus and methods

Apparatus and methods are devised and provided to receive genetic material from a human test subject and further to characterize that genetic material into an electronic representation of a genome. In particular, with respect to many genetic features which relate to diet, nutrition and exercise with a view to weight control.
Pathway Genomics Corporation

Continuous monitoring of blood lactate and ongoing 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

Galenical solid

Preparation process for dietary supplements, comprising at least two steps, the first step of which is to obtain a basic composition comprising liquid vegetable extracts (that contain alcohol), essential oils, water and optionally powdered vegetable extracts, mineral elements, vitamins, vegetable oils, marine plasma, organic silica, etc., and the second step of which is used to solidify the mixture by adding a solidifying premix comprising alginates, a vegetable gum and optionally solidification retarders such as dry hydrophilic plants, water chelators or other substances, even chemicals. The advantage of the process is that it enables dietary supplements to be obtained in a dry solid state that can be stored at ambient temperature or in a refrigerator, and is stable over time, without losing the nutritional and therapeutic value of the vegetable or natural substances contained therein..
Loën Holding S.a.r.l.

Nutritional supplements affecting mood state

Nutritional supplement compositions for mood enhancement are disclosed. A nutritional supplement composition can include one or more of plant material from pine bark, plant material from a species of the genus ephedra, caffeine, green tea, octopamine, quercetin, trimethylglycine, yohimbine, and niacin.

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

Anti-intussusception ileal stent and its use as an anti-hyperglycemic method

Selected diabetic patients reveal significant glycemic control after bariatric surgical or endoscopic duodenal bypass. This controlling effect appears to occur partly because of an enhanced glucagon-like peptide 1 (glp1) release from intestinal l-cells.

Nutritional compositions containing butyrate and uses thereof

Provided are nutritional compositions containing dietary butyrate. The nutritional compositions may exhibit additive or synergistic beneficial health effects when consumed.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Health tracking system with restaurant matching

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

Homogeneous formulation comprising omega-3 polyunsatured fatty acid and resveratrol for oral administration

The present invention relates to homogeneous formulations comprising omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 pufa) and resveratrol for oral administration, in which the resveratrol is solubilized in a solvent system consisting of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 pufa), or their alkyl esters, and a ionic emulsifier. The composition according to the present invention can be formulated as food or nutritional supplement or medicament in the prevention or treatment of cardiovascular diseases due to lipid metabolism disorders and increased platelets aggregation, as well as damages due to free radicals and/or viral diseases..
Sigma-tau Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite S.p.a.

Anti-regurgitation composition maintaining gut motility

The present invention relates to nutritional compositions intended to prevent or treat regurgitations in infants and young children without altering, or even improving, their gut motility and/or for preventing and/or treating intestinal disorders of the infant or child. The invention also concerns the process for manufacturing this composition..
United Pharmaceuticals

A improving the nutritional value of animal feed

The invention relates to the use of at least one bacterial phytase in combination with one or more protease(s) in animal feed for improving weight gain and/or feed conversion ratio (fcr), wherein the phytase is administered in one or more of the following amounts (dosage ranges): 1,000 fyt/kg feed, 2,000 fyt/kg feed 3,000 fyt/kg feed and wherein the protease is administered in one of the following amounts (dosage ranges): 10,000 units/kg feed, 11,000, 12,000, 13,000, 14,000, 15,000, 16,000, 17,000, 18,000, 19,000, 20,000 units/kg feed.. .
Novozymes A/s

Diet adherence system

A system and method for providing dietary guidance is provided. The method includes receiving a selection of a health program for an individual, the health program including a dietary regimen, measuring the individual's caloric expenditure and change in body composition or body mass during the individual's participation in the health program, determining adherence to the health program based on the measured caloric expenditure or the measured change in body composition or body mass, identifying a modification to the health program, and informing the individual of the modification.
Access Business Group International Llc

Method for the detection and/or diagnosis of eating disorders and malnutrition using x-ray diffraction

Alternatives described herein relate to methods for detecting, identifying, and/or diagnosing eating disorders, nutritional deficiencies, and/or malnutrition, including conditions such as bulimia nervosa and/or anorexia nervosa, by using x-ray diffraction on a sample of a tested subject's hair. In some alternatives, once an eating disorder, nutritional deficiency, or malnutrition is detected, identified, or diagnosed using the x-ray diffraction approaches set forth herein, a subject identified as having an eating disorder, nutritional deficiency, or malnutrition is provided counseling for the disorder and/or a medicament to treat, inhibit, or ameliorate said eating disorder or malnutrition, including prozac, ami trip tyline, fluoxe tine, imipramine, nardil, tofranil, desipramine, sarafem, norpramin, and/or phenelzine..
Structure-ase, Inc.

Magnesium compositions and uses thereof for neurological disorders

A composition for administration to a subject, such as oral administration to a subject, for example, has been provided. Such a composition may comprise at least one magnesium-counter ion compound.
Neurocentria, Inc.

Methods of treating or ameliorating skin conditions with a magnetic dipole stabilized solution

The present invention is directed to methods for treating or ameliorating skin conditions, diabetic conditions, cardiovascular conditions, cancer, infections or metal poisoning, enhancing performance, or providing nutritional support, comprising administering to a subject in need thereof compositions comprising a magnetic dipole stabilized solution (mdss). The mdss solution may include additional components and can be provided in a kit..
Reven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Compositions, kits and methods for nutrition supplementation

A method for improving a nutritional status in a prenatal, pregnant or breastfeeding patient. The method includes providing a pharmaceutical composition in a single oral dosage form for administration to a prenatal, pregnant or breastfeeding patient.
Chemo S.a. France

Method for drying food, drying device, and food

Provided is a simple method for drying food and a drying device that can maintain color, scent, and flavor of the food without deteriorating original nutrition value of the food and prevent deterioration of the food due to reproduction of bacteria and food produced by such a method and a device with respect to agricultural product such as grains, beans, potatoes, vegetables, mountain vegetables, mushrooms, nuts, fruits, and herbs or marine product such as seaweeds and seafood. Food of agricultural product or marine product is placed in a dry warehouse for drying the food, upper gas and lower gas in the dry warehouse are circulated by a duct fan provided to the side in the dry warehouse, and the food is dehumidified and dried under the atmospheric pressure and at the temperature of 60° c.
Takahata Electronics Corporation

Method of manufacturing and filling a package and corresponding package

The invention also relates to a package for such a powdered nutritional product manufactured according to this method.. .

Magnesium compositions and uses thereof for neurological disorders

A composition for administration to a subject, such as oral administration to a subject, for example, has been provided. Such a composition may comprise at least one magnesium-counter ion compound.
Neurocentria, Inc.

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.

Nutritional compositions for modulating inflammation including exogenous vitamin k2

Nutritional compositions and methods of making and using the nutritional compositions are provided. In a general embodiment, a nutritional composition includes exogenous vitamin k2.
Nestec S.a.

Enteral feeding device and related methods of use

Embodiments of the disclosure are drawn to an enteral feeding device for hydrolyzing triglycerides in a nutritional formula. The device may include a body housing a chamber, an inlet configured to fluidly couple with a source of nutritional formula, and an outlet configured to fluidly couple with an enteral feeding tube.
Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc.

Delivery mode specific synthetic nutritional compositions and nutritional systems comprising them

Delivery mode specific synthetic nutritional compositions for infants up to 1 month of age, more particularly up to 2 weeks of age, wherein the iodine content is adapted based on that found in hm produced for an infant of the same age born by the same delivery mode. Nutritional systems comprising said delivery mode specific synthetic nutritional compositions are also provided..
Nestec S.a.

Hybrid hydroponic plant growing systems

Hybrid hydroponic plant growing systems are designed specifically for urban home, community and small farm gardening without the need for arable soil or broadcast irrigation. The innovative hybrid hydroponic systems provide a “hybrid” growing environment including a limited, containerized amount of soil-like growing media combined with soluble fertilizer creating a hydroponic nutrient solution.

Multi-plant bioactive composting pots

This multiplant bioactive composting pot of chosen shape, size, and material has a central composting chamber (1) with two or more outer plant chambers(2) separated by a partition (4) forming soil loaded plant and waste loaded composting parts. Each plant chamber has water drain hole (6) on the side, an inside a stem support insert (7) and is filled with soil.

Nutrition intake tracker

A nutritional intake tracker computing device (“intake tracker”) is provided. The intake tracker is configured to receive user health data and at least one user health goal from a user computing device, and receive a request for an intake recommendation from the user computing device.
Mastercard International Incorporated

Cognitive personalized nutrition analysis based on image and sensor driven data

A system, method, and computer-readable medium are disclosed for cognitive personalized nutrition analysis comprising: performing a visual recognition operation to identify ingredients being used by a chef; analyzing sensor data to identify ingredients being used by a chef; determining a cooking style based upon the visual recognition operation and the sensor data; cross referencing ingredients and cooking style to locate potential recipes corresponding to the ingredients and cooking style; and, notifying the chef of identified recipes and possible substitutions.. .
International Business Machines Corporation

Nutritional composition

Where ds is the total degree of acetyl substitution; and dpw is a weight-average degree of polymerization determined by a gpc-light scattering method using a cellulose acetate propionate prepared by propionylating all residual hydroxy groups of the cellulose acetate (sample).. .

Sterilizable flexible package for the reconstitution and administration of fluid medicinal or nutritional substances which are infused or instillable within the body of a patient and process for the sterilization thereof

There is described a package for the reconstitution and administration of fluid medicinal or nutritional substances which are infused or instillable within the body of a patient, comprising a flexible casing containing a vial of a medicinal or nutritional substance in a coupling position to a coupling and perforation device inserted into a mixing tube for the connection with a bag of liquid diluent. The casing comprises a connector provided with an openable and hermetically closable cap, adapted to introduce a mixture of sterilizing gas and oxygen into said casing..
Paolo Gobbi Frattini S.r.l.

Personalized supplementation of nutrients

The present invention provides nutritional compositions, preferably printed, comprising at least one nutrient for which a deficiency in nutrient intake and/or nutrient status in a subject was detected. Such nutritional composition is comprised by an administration unit, and the nutrient is present at an amount corresponding to the difference between the target value and actual value of the nutrient intake and/or status in the subject.
Nestec S.a.

Dynamic sports nutrition recommendation engine

A set of biometric data about the athlete and a set of environmental data about a sporting event in which the athlete is to compete are received at a first time. Using previously saved data, a relationship is determined between a biometric factor of another athlete, an environmental factor of a previous sporting event, and an outcome of the previous sporting event.
International Business Machines Corporation

Infant formula tablets

A nutritional compositions in a compressed solid form comprising about 5 to about 35% by weight of protein, about 5 to about 50% by weight percent of fat, and about 40 to about 70% by weight percent of carbohydrate, wherein the compressed solid form is readily dissolvable in water and has a moisture level of 4 to 17%. The nutritional composition, in certain embodiments, eliminates the need for scooping powder into narrow bottles, eliminates the need for transportation of loose powders for later reconstitution, and provides more precise serving sizes to ensure proper delivery of nutrients per feeding, while remaining readily dissolvable upon contact with a liquid.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Dairy compositions and making

The invention relates to a method of separating components from milk and utilizing the separated components to form blended dairy compositions. The present invention relates to nutritional milk compositions and products which are designed to include per serving size a specified percentage range of one or more components separated from milk.
Fairlife, Llc

Brassica oleracea plants with improved nutritional value

The invention provides compositions and methods relating to the elevation of glucoraphanin compared to standard brassica oleracea varieties. The invention also relates to the production of hybrid varieties having desired glucosinolate contents.
Plant Bioscience Limited

Genetic based health management systems for weight and nutrition control

Systems have been devised for health management based upon genetic markers. Specifically, systems are arranged to compute genetic risk for several factors relating to metabolism and weight gain in view of various genotypes at particular markers in an individual's genome.
Pathway Genomics Corporation

Determination of nutritional factors

A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product for wireless communication are provided. The apparatus can collect a plurality of environmental factors.
Qualcomm Incorporated

Method of increasing abiotic stress resistance of a plant

The invention relates to a method of increasing abiotic stress resistance enhancing soil nutrition of a plant, the method comprising applying a composition comprising bacillus subtilis or bacillus pumilus or a mutant thereof, to the plant, to a part of the plant and/or to an area around the plant or plant part. The invention also is directed to a method of enhancing soil nutrition comprising applying a composition comprising bacillus subtilis or a mutant thereof to the soil..
Bayer Cropscience Lp

Maternal vitamin b2 administration for the prevention of increased adiposity, overweight or obesity in the offspring

The present invention generally relates to the early prevention of overweight, obesity, excessive fat accumulation and/or associated metabolic disorders in infants or children. For example, the present invention relates to the prevention of overweight, obesity, excessive fat accumulation and/or associated metabolic disorders in infants or children through appropriate maternal nutrition for women desiring to get pregnant and/or during pregnancy and/or lactation.
Nestec S.a.

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

Nutritional compositions comprising a lipophilic active ingredient

Disclosed embodiments provide methods and compositions for improving the metabolic health of consumers. Bovine beta-casein, a major component of milk from cattle, has many genetic variants.
Abbott Laboratories

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.

Lactobacillus composition allowing the stimulation of human and animal juvenile growth in cases of malnutrition

The invention relates to a pharmaceutical or probiotic composition comprising at least one lactobacillus strain with intestinal tropism, especially selected from the species lactobacillus plantarum, lactobacillus fermentum and lactobacillus casei, used to stimulated juvenile growth in cases of malnutrition especially characterised by a protein deficiency. The strains can be selected from a vinegar fly model and/or a mouse model.
Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique

Dietary and nutritional compositions and methods of use

A hydrated lecithin carrier vesicle composition includes lecithin and a triglyceride source or fatty acid in conditioned water. The disclosed compositions may be used for controlling appetite, weight loss, modulating effects from alcohol consumption, and/or delivering active agents to the small intestine..
Brightside Innovations, Inc.

Nutritional composition for promoting musculoskeletal health in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (ibd)

A nutritional composition promotes musculoskeletal health in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The nutritional composition contains casein protein, vitamin d, alpha-linolenic acid, and vitamin k in a ratio of vitamin k1:vitamin k2 between 3:1 to 1:3 and the vitamin k providing between 3.5-20 μg/100 cal of the nutritional composition.
Nestec S.a.

Improved sweetener

A low or zero calorie sweetener composition with sweetness synergy and desirable taste characteristics. The sweetener composition is suitable for use as a substitute for high calorie sugars.
Tate & Lyle Ingredients Americas Llc

Dairy compositions and making

The invention relates to a method of separating components from milk, and the apparatus used therefor. The invention also relates to compositions prepared from the separated components.
Fairlife, Llc

Dairy compositions and making

The invention relates to a method of separating components from milk and utilizing the separated components to form a fermentable composition such as yogurts. The present invention relates to nutritional milk compositions and products which are designed to include per serving size a specified percentage range of one or more components separated from milk.
Fairlife, Llc

Dairy compositions and making

The invention relates to a method of separating components from milk and utilizing the separated components to form blended dairy compositions. The present invention relates to nutritional milk compositions and products which are designed to include per serving size a specified percentage range of one or more components separated from milk.
Fairlife, Llc

Randomized weight modulation

A method of modulating an individual's weight generates a randomized daily caloric intake value based on an individual's body composition and metabolic rates and the individual's specific weight management goals, including weight loss, weight gain, or weight control and eliminates the individual's foreknowledge of future daily caloric or nutritional intake goals. Once the individual's base metabolic rate is determined, a series of categories, each having a different daily caloric intake value, is calculated to provide a range of daily caloric intake values.

Compositions and methods for improving the bioavailability of curcuminoids

Turmeric contains components such as curcuminoids which are beneficial to health and nutrition. Curcuminoids, including curcumin, are poorly absorbed by the body.

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.

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

A pesticide composition includes at least one biologically inert carrier; and at least one ferrite or 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.

Multi-level apartment type three-dimensional water tank

Provided is a multi-level apartment type three-dimensional water tank, partitioned in front, rear, left and right directions in a multi-level structure and provided with a water tank sill support having an open top surface to accommodate the lower part of modular glass water tanks. The present multi-level apartment type three-dimensional water tank solves a problem such that the modular glass water tank made from glass or synthetic resin such as acryl can break due to slipping, which is caused by weak frictional force between the modular glass water tank and a bottom surface on which the modular glass water tank is provided, and facilitates the installation and separation of the three dimensional water tank and each modular glass water tank.
Republic Of Korea(national Fisheries Research And Development Institute)

System and nutrition analysis using food image recognition

The present disclosure provides a system and method for determining a nutritional value of a food item. The system and method utilizes a food container as a model to adjust various types of distortions that exists in an instant image of the food container that retains the food item.
Fitly Inc.

Compositions and methods utilizing lysophosphatidylcholine scaffolds

The invention relates to compositions and methods for utilizing lysophosphatidylcholine scaffolds. The compositions and methods can be used for lpc-mediated delivery of fatty acids and other molecules; to screen and identify fatty acid formulations for parenteral nutrition; and for live animal organ imaging, among other uses.
National University Of Singapore

Continuous process for separation of proteins

Disclosed is a continuous process for separating or extracting proteins from a low grade mixture of a protein of interest, other proteins, impurities, and salts in a continuous simulated moving bed separation process. The invention provides for direct extraction of heme protein and plant protein from a crude mixture of such proteins, other proteins, impurities and salts using the chromatographic technique of simulated moving bed (smb) continuous chromatography.
Orochem Technologies, Inc.

Integrated valve assembly

An integrated valve assembly (10, 110, 210, 310, 410) is provided for pressure-responsive flow control for associated components, such as for nutritional administration to patients. The valve assembly includes a first connector element (12, 112, 212, 312, 412) and a second connector element (14, 114, 214, 314, 414), which are joined to each other, and which respectively define a first, internal flow passage (20, 120, 220, 320, 420) and a second internal flow passage (28, 128, 228, 328, 428).
Aptargroup, Inc.

Medical tube, and medical tube set

An enteral nutritional supplement tube includes: a tube body; and a plurality of grasping sections. The tube body has a flexibility and is elongated.

Recovery of avocado paste from avocado oil milling process or guacamole processing

The present invention is an innovative method, process and mechanism utilizing infrared energy for the process to dry/dehydrate an oil reduced avocado paste or an oil retained avocado paste into dried/dehydrated avocado powders, flakes, or sheets, with no compromise in the nutritional value of the end food product. The present invention is economical, preserves the original color and nutritional content, provides a continuous drying/dehydrating process for the avocado paste, achieves a food product with a long shelf life and easily transportable..
Bella Vado, Inc.

Method and system for preparing guidelines for selecting foods and other substances to establish cellular health

A method and system for selecting foods, medications and other substances that can enhance the nutrition required by cells to sustain life based on assessment of imbalances in an individual of cellular health related bodily substances required for cellular health are provided.. .

Systems and methods for performing a food tracking service for tracking consumption of food items

Systems and methods are provided for performing a food tracking service for tracking consumption of one or more food items. The method comprises receiving an authentication request from a user device wherein the request includes user credentials provided by a user through a graphical user interface on the user device that receives input from the user.

Nutrition education game for children

The disclosed board game is designed to teach children basic nutrition principles in a fun-filled way. The game is designed to be played by a minimum of five players and/or teams.

Social network platform that enhances good quality food consumption

A social network system includes at least one end user device operated via a user and having a mobile application installed thereon in connection with a server having a database over a network, each of the end user device and the server having access to a web services component; the server in communication with a health professional, a restaurant, and a food retail store, wherein the server facilitates communication among the health professional, the restaurant, the food retail store, the mobile application and the web services component; the food retail store connected to a coupon generator for providing discounts and coupons; each of the mobile application and the web services component programmed to: connect the user with other users to create a social network; connect the user with the health professional to obtain personalized diet and nutrition advice; receive restaurant information from the restaurant; and receive the discounts and coupons.. .

Point-of-sale method, terminal, and computer-readable medium

There is disclosed a method, a point-of-sale terminal, and a computer-readable storage medium. The point-of-sale terminal may generate transaction information for a commercial transaction, the transaction information including customer information and purchase information.
Mobivity, Inc.



Nutrition topics:
  • Nutritional Supplement
  • Nutritional Formula
  • Functional Food
  • Bee Pollen
  • Galactooligosaccharide
  • Protein Source
  • Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Antioxidant
  • Weight Loss
  • Gastrostomy
  • Supplements
  • Enhancement
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