Nutritional supplements

  • US 6,576,666 B2
  • Filed: 06/21/2001
  • Issued: 06/10/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/01/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A composition for administration to a woman for enriching the breast milk of said woman to optimize neurological development of an infant breast-fed by the woman, which comprises:

  • a) about 10 mg to 100 mg of a first fatty acid compound for each compound selected from the group consisting of a linoleic acid compound, a linolenic acid compound, a derivative thereof and a combination thereof;

    b) about 10 mg to 1000 mg of a second fatty acid compound selected from the group consisting of a docosahexaenoic acid compound, an omega-3 fatty acid, an omega-2 fatty acid, a derivative thereof and a combination thereof;

    c) about 10 mg to 125 mg of a vitamin B6 compound or derivative thereof;

    d) about 0.1 mg to 3 mg of a folic acid compound or derivative thereof;

    e) about 100 mg to 2,000 mg of a calcium compound or derivative thereof;

    f) about 25 mg to 500 mg of a vitamin C compound or derivative thereof;

    g) about 10 mg to 400 mg of a vitamin E compound or derivative thereof; and

    wherein the weight ratio of said first fatty acid compound to said second fatty acid compound is about 1;

    0.1 to 10, said weight ratio specifically formulated to enrich the breast milk of the woman to optimize neurological development of an infant breast-fed by the woman.

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