Method for the prevention and treatment of cachexia and anorexia

  • US 6,387,883 B1
  • Filed: 08/18/2000
  • Issued: 05/14/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/25/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A liquid nutritional composition comprising:

  • (a) at least 450 mg per liter of ω

    -3 fatty acids, wherein the weight ratio of ω

    -6 fatty acids to ω

    -3 fatty acids is from about 0.1 to about 1.0, and;

    (b) an antioxidant system comprising at least one ingredient selected from the group consisting of beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium.

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