AIDP, Magceutics receive patent for magnesium L-threonate

January 15, 2013

AIDP Inc., the exclusive distributor of Magtein magnesium L-threonate, has announced that Magceutics has been granted U.S. patent for Magtein’s magnesium compositions and its use for magnesium-containing food compositions (Patent 8,178,132).

The patent, titled “Magnesium-containing food compositions”, is the first U.S. patent awarded from seven ongoing patent applications, including international rights for magnesium L-threonate. This patent protects Magtein’s magnesium compositions and its use for any magnesium L-threonate-containing food compositions. This encompassing broad stroke patent covers all food and beverage formats.

“We truly believe Magtein is a game changing ingredient that will benefit millions of busy and stressed consumers by helping to improve their quality of life,” said Edward Lee, AIDP President. “AIDP, as the exclusive supplier of Magtein magnesium L-threonate, is uniquely positioned to serve the functional food and beverage marketplaces to support the cognitive health category.”

With cognitive diseases the seventh leading cause of death in the United Sates, Magtein, which has self-affirmed GRAS status, claims to increase brain magnesium levels.

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