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


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


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

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


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


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

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


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

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

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


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

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

Weight reducing composition

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

Palatinose for enhancing dietary supplement and pharmaceutical delivery

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

Crystalline difucosyllactose

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

Nutritional compositions

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

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

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

Ironcup: compact nutritional powder storage and dispensing

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

Probiotic strains having cholesterol absorbing capacity, methods and uses thereof

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

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

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

Nutritional supplement

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

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

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

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

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

Six-kingdom oral nutritional supplement composition

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

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

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

Functional nutritional blend for thermo-metabolic performance

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

Dynamic power management system, method and temperature control for conditioners

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

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

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

Extracts of whole stillage and other biomass and methods thereof

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

Immune modulation

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

Protective use in gastrointestinal tract

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

Nutritional compositions

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

Yogurt premix for canines

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

Composition and methods for making nutritional snack wafers

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

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

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

Food logging from images

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

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

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

Methods of recovering oil from microorganisms

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

Nutritional substance label system for adaptive conditioning

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

Venous access catheters and methods for portal venous system catheterization

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

Rice protein supplement and methods of use thereof

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

Devices, systems, and methods for medicament delivery

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

Nutritional supplements for improving male fertility

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

Nutritional supplements for improving female fertility

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

Oral administration coupler for back-of-mouth delivery

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

Palatable dry cat foods and methods for preparation thereof

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

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

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

Method for producing astaxanthin esters

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

Carotenoid particles and uses thereof

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

Compositions and methods for improving human health and nutrition

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

Dietary emulsion formulations and methods for using the same

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

Appliance for enteral nutrition

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

Use of sedoheptulose as a nutritional supplement

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

Health tracking system including subjective nutrition perception tool

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

Audible barcode system

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

Health tracking system including subjective health perception tool

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

Probiotic stabilization

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

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

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

Immune system stimulating nutrition

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

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

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

Nutritional powders comprising spray dried hmb

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

Nicotinamide mononucleotide derivatives and their uses

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

Stable micelle and/or liposome compositions and uses thereof

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

Methods for making appetizing and dentally efficacious animal chews

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

Health tracking system with verification of nutrition information

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

Health tracking system with verification of nutrition information

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

Methods to improve plant-based food and feed

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

Nutritional supplement and related activating a subject's antioxidant system

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

Film coating composition and methods of making and using the same

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

Dietary supplement containing lyophilized diary and linolenic acid

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

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

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

Method and system for making customized formulations for individuals

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

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

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

Multiple folate formulation and use thereof

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

Prebiotics for reducing the risk of obesity later in life

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

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

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

Lipid composition for improving behaviour

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

Continuous process for preparing a liquid nutritional product

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

Encapsulated and segregated growth containers

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

Wearable food nutrition feedback system

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Natural compositions containing eggshell calcium, organic honey and lemon

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

Plant irrigation dispenser and controlled dispensing

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

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

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

Therapeutic and nutritional compositions for functional gastrointestinal disorders

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

Intestinal microbiota and gvhd

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

Glutamine enriched nutritional composition for preterm infants

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

Teat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A portable device for detecting nutrition level of plant

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

Nutritional supplements for growth enhancement in pre-pubertal adolescents

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

Embedded liquid lubricants for tableting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Portable devices and methods for measuring nutritional intake

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

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

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

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

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

Compositon and nutrition formulation

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

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

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

Fruit or vegetable beverage enriched with fiber

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

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

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

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

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

Method and smart irrigation controller

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

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

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

Opioid peptide

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

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

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

Mixture of non-digestible oligosaccharides for stimulating the immune system

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

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.



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  • Galactooligosaccharide
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