|12 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2018
|Goodwill and Intangible Assets Disclosure [Abstract]|
The SUGARDOWN® technology and patent applications, which were obtained through the acquisition of BTI in 2010, are being amortized on a straight-line basis over their estimated useful lives of 14 years.
Intangible assets consist of the following as of December 31:
Amortization expense for each of the years ended December 31, 2018 and 2017 was $158,196 and $64,285, respectively.
The entire disclosure for all or part of the information related to intangible assets.
Reference 1: http://fasb.org/us-gaap/role/ref/legacyRef