Nutritional product for a person having ulcerative colitis

  • US 6,468,987 B1
  • Filed: 09/14/1999
  • Issued: 10/22/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/01/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A nutritional product for enteral feeding comprising in combination:

  • (a) a source of indigestible carbohydrate which is metabolized to short chain fatty acids by microorganisms present in the human colon and which comprises at least one material selected from the group consisting of dietary fibers and indigestible oligosaccharides; and

    (b) an oil blend containing certain fatty acids, expressed as percentages by weight of total fatty acids in the oil blend, as follows;

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