US 9,808,441 B2
Dietary supplement containing alkaline electrolyte buffers
Janmarie Hornack, Overland Park, KS (US); and Lawrence E. Dorman, Grain Valley, MO (US)
Filed by Janmarie Hornack, Overland Park, KS (US); and Lawrence E. Dorman, Grain Valley, MO (US)
Filed on May 26, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/165,416.
Application 15/165,416 is a division of application No. 14/053,228, filed on Oct. 14, 2013, granted, now 9,357,797.
Application 12/082,510 is a division of application No. 10/679,535, filed on Oct. 3, 2003, granted, now 7,597,909, issued on Oct. 6, 2010.
Application 14/053,228 is a continuation in part of application No. 13/694,092, filed on Oct. 30, 2012, granted, now 8,557,299, issued on Oct. 15, 2013.
Application 13/694,092 is a continuation of application No. 12/082,510, filed on Apr. 11, 2008, granted, now 8,298,588, issued on Oct. 30, 2012.
Application 10/679,535 is a continuation of application No. 09/706,005, filed on Nov. 3, 2000, abandoned.
Claims priority of provisional application 60/164,085, filed on Nov. 6, 1999.
Prior Publication US 2016/0271103 A1, Sep. 22, 2016
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A01N 59/06 (2006.01); A61K 31/375 (2006.01); A23L 33/16 (2016.01); A61K 31/047 (2006.01); A61K 31/07 (2006.01); A61K 31/10 (2006.01); A61K 31/122 (2006.01); A61K 31/14 (2006.01); A61K 31/145 (2006.01); A61K 31/197 (2006.01); A61K 31/202 (2006.01); A61K 31/205 (2006.01); A61K 31/355 (2006.01); A61K 31/401 (2006.01); A61K 31/4188 (2006.01); A61K 31/4415 (2006.01); A61K 31/455 (2006.01); A61K 31/51 (2006.01); A61K 31/519 (2006.01); A61K 31/525 (2006.01); A61K 31/593 (2006.01); A61K 31/7004 (2006.01); A61K 31/714 (2006.01); A61K 33/00 (2006.01); A61K 33/04 (2006.01); A61K 33/06 (2006.01); A61K 33/10 (2006.01); A61K 33/30 (2006.01); A61K 33/32 (2006.01); A61K 33/34 (2006.01); A61K 33/42 (2006.01); A61K 36/03 (2006.01); A61K 36/16 (2006.01); A61K 36/185 (2006.01); A61K 36/258 (2006.01); A61K 36/30 (2006.01); A61K 36/734 (2006.01); A61K 36/738 (2006.01); A61K 36/752 (2006.01); A61K 38/05 (2006.01); A23L 33/105 (2016.01); A23L 33/15 (2016.01); A23L 33/155 (2016.01)
CPC A61K 31/375 (2013.01) [A23L 33/105 (2016.08); A23L 33/15 (2016.08); A23L 33/155 (2016.08); A23L 33/16 (2016.08); A61K 31/047 (2013.01); A61K 31/07 (2013.01); A61K 31/10 (2013.01); A61K 31/122 (2013.01); A61K 31/14 (2013.01); A61K 31/145 (2013.01); A61K 31/197 (2013.01); A61K 31/202 (2013.01); A61K 31/205 (2013.01); A61K 31/355 (2013.01); A61K 31/401 (2013.01); A61K 31/4188 (2013.01); A61K 31/4415 (2013.01); A61K 31/455 (2013.01); A61K 31/51 (2013.01); A61K 31/519 (2013.01); A61K 31/525 (2013.01); A61K 31/593 (2013.01); A61K 31/7004 (2013.01); A61K 31/714 (2013.01); A61K 33/00 (2013.01); A61K 33/04 (2013.01); A61K 33/06 (2013.01); A61K 33/10 (2013.01); A61K 33/30 (2013.01); A61K 33/32 (2013.01); A61K 33/34 (2013.01); A61K 33/42 (2013.01); A61K 36/03 (2013.01); A61K 36/16 (2013.01); A61K 36/185 (2013.01); A61K 36/258 (2013.01); A61K 36/30 (2013.01); A61K 36/734 (2013.01); A61K 36/738 (2013.01); A61K 36/752 (2013.01); A61K 38/05 (2013.01); A23V 2002/00 (2013.01)] 13 Claims
 
1. A method of improving uptake of a dry dietary supplement comprising:
a) providing the supplement in a dry form;
b) providing an alkaline electrolyte agent comprising electrolytes selected from the group consisting of magnesium, calcium, potassium, sodium electrolytes and mixes thereof in a dry form;
c) mixing the supplement and agent to from a dry mixture, wherein the agent is provided in sufficient amount such that when mixed with a desired quantity of the supplement the pH of the resulting mixture is in the range from greater than 8 to 12.5, and
d) feeding the mixture to a person in a dry form.