Bona Fide Hangover Cure Receives US Patent for the Use of Calcium D-glucarate and Derivatives such as Glucuronolactone to Prevent Hangovers

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Applied Food Sciences, Inc. announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for the use of glucarate and its derivatives such as glucuronolactone, a popular ingredient in energy drinks, for the reduction of negative symptoms associated with alcohol ingestion. Glucarate is an incredible detoxifying ingredient that has been studied extensively and recognized internationally.

Applied Food Sciences leaders in Calcium D-Glucarate

The current patent clinical research demonstrates glucarate‘s role in amplifying the removal of alcohol based compounds through an un-conventional pathway of phase II detoxification.

Applied Food Sciences, Inc. announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for the use of glucarate and its derivatives such as glucuronolactone, a popular ingredient in energy drinks, for the reduction of negative symptoms associated with alcohol ingestion.

U.S. Patent 7,662,863, titled “Therapeutic agent for the use in reducing alcohol intoxication and reducing or eliminating the negative side effects associated with alcohol ingestion” describes a beneficial method and compound for ameliorating alcohol intoxication and preventing and/or reducing hangover symptoms. The patent covers several ingredients and products, including Applied Foods’ newest product, GTOX® the Hangover Detox Shot specifically formulated for preventing hangovers. “We believe that this patent, covering glucarate and products like our GTOX®, strengthens our role as innovators in the beverage industry,” said Loretta Zapp, CEO of Applied Food Sciences, Inc.

Glucarate, a compound naturally found in many fruits and vegetables, is a proven activator in the removal of toxins and harmful compounds from the liver. Studies proving glucarate's efficacy in enhancing our body’s process of glucuronidation, one of the primary pathways our bodies take to remove toxins, and harmful pollutants we absorb from the liver, have been extensively researched and published. The current patent clinical research demonstrates glucarate's role in amplifying the removal of alcohol based compounds through an unconventional pathway of phase II detoxification.

Applied Food Sciences, Inc. specializes in developing ingredients and technologies for food and beverage industry, covering over a dozen patents and unique functional ingredients that make CPG branded product distinctively functional. Major customers include: Source Naturals, Threshold, Natrol, Life Extension, Pure Encapsulation, Douglas Labs, Thorne, PhytoPharmacia, Organika, Natural Factors, Vitamin Shoppe, Swanson’s, Biotics, Integrative Therapeutics, Enzymatic Therapies.

For more information visit http://www.appliedfoods.com or http://www.gtoxnow.com.

For more information, please contact:
Applied Food Sciences Inc.
(512)732.8300 (p) / (512)732.8301 (f)
http://www.appliedfoods.com

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