|9 Months Ended|
Sep. 30, 2017
|Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]|
3. INTANGIBLE ASSETS
The SUGARDOWN® technology and patent applications are being amortized on a straight-line basis over their useful lives of 14 years. Goodwill is not amortized, but is evaluated annually for impairment.
Intangible assets consist of the following at September 30, 2017 and December 31, 2016:
Amortization expense was $16,071 for the three months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016. Amortization expense was $48,214 for the nine months ended September 30, 2017 and 2016.
The entire disclosure for all or part of the information related to intangible assets.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/presentationRef