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


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


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


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


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


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


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


 Film coating composition and methods of making and using the same patent thumbnailFilm coating composition and methods of making and using the same
A film coating composition comprising a cellulosic polymer, an opacifying agent, and a fatty acid is disclosed herein. Also disclosed is a film coating composition comprising a cellulosic polymer, an opacifying agent, a plasticizing agent, and a polyol.
Sensient Colors Llc


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

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


Method and system for making customized formulations for individuals

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

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

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

Multiple folate formulation and use thereof

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

Prebiotics for reducing the risk of obesity later in life

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

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

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

Lipid composition for improving behaviour

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

Continuous process for preparing a liquid nutritional product

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

Encapsulated and segregated growth containers

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

Wearable food nutrition feedback system

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Natural compositions containing eggshell calcium, organic honey and lemon

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

Plant irrigation dispenser and controlled dispensing

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

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

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

Therapeutic and nutritional compositions for functional gastrointestinal disorders

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

Intestinal microbiota and gvhd

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

Glutamine enriched nutritional composition for preterm infants

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

Teat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A portable device for detecting nutrition level of plant

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

Nutritional supplements for growth enhancement in pre-pubertal adolescents

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

Embedded liquid lubricants for tableting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Portable devices and methods for measuring nutritional intake

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

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

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

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

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

Compositon and nutrition formulation

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

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

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

Fruit or vegetable beverage enriched with fiber

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

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

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

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

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

Method and smart irrigation controller

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

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

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

Opioid peptide

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

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

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

Mixture of non-digestible oligosaccharides for stimulating the immune system

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

Compound combinations for attenuation of bacterial virulence

Methods for modulating quorum sensing in certain gram-negative bacteria having multiple qs systems including las, rhl, and pqs with associated receptors (lasr, rhlr and pqsr) which are modulated by small molecule modulators, particularly non-native modulators. Certain combinations of modulators of las, rhl and pqs exhibit improved inhibition of virulence in comparison to the respective individual modulators.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Water soluble lipophilic materials

The present invention is a water-soluble form of lipophilic molecules contained in liposomes. In one embodiment, the lipophilic molecule is crystalline lutein and the lutein-loaded liposomes are included in pharmaceutical products, medical devices, and dietary supplements industry, with potential for chewable tablets, fortification of beverages, effervescent tablets, uncoated tablets, nutritional bars, and functional foods in addition to cosmetic industry..
Kemin Industries, Inc.

Nutritional compositions containing structured fat globules and uses thereof

The present disclosure relates to a lipid source for nutritional compositions, comprising an enriched lipid fraction which comprises structured fat globules. The enriched lipid fraction provides fat globules having a desired size and fatty acid composition and may be stabilized by components such as phospholipids, cholesterol, milk-fat globule membrane protein and combinations thereof.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

Nutritional composition with low content of medium-chain fatty acids in specific proportions, and its uses

The present invention relates to synthetic nutritional compositions, especially infant formula compositions, with a low content of medium-chain fatty acids (or mfcas) and particularly in specific proportions. The invention also relates to the use of said compositions to promote liver and/or gut maturation in infants or young children and/or to reduce the risk of liver and/or gut disease in infants or young children..
Nestec S.a.

Quality 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.



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