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Plant Chat with Dole Chef Mark Allison

Read the original interview on the Plant-Powered Dietician Blog. Welcome Mark Allison on my Plant Chat today! Mark is a chef, educator, author, and motivator of healthy eating; dedicated to empowering the world community to live a full and healthy life one meal at a time. Mark is Director of Culinary Nutrition for the Dole […]

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Dole and Walt Disney Co. Help Parents Encourage Healthier Eating

Read the original story by Natalie Taylor in Grocery Headquarters. The Walt Disney Co. and Dole Food Co. have continued their multi-year healthy living initiative with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, featuring consumer promotions, digital integration, in-store activities and Disney-branded fruits and vegetables. The ongoing collaboration serves as part of a nutrition alliance aimed at […]

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“Put Your Best Fork Forward” at Events Sponsored by NCRC Partners

  Programs offered by experts at the NC Research Campus help people “Put their Best Fork Forward” in March during National Nutrition Month. Kannapolis, NC – “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month celebration. Sponsored annually in March by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this year’s theme is […]

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Tips to Make Pokémon Go a Real-Time Healthy Experience

Whether players are catching or hatching them all, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and neighboring downtown Kannapolis have Poke Stops, gyms, and plenty of Pokémon plus the scientific expertise in nutrition, plant biology and human health that, believe it or not, will boost your Poke play. Get those steps in As the Pokemon theme song […]

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Asian Soup with asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, noodles and shrimp

Watch Chef Mark Allison, director of Culinary Nutrition for the Dole Nutrition Institute, demonstrate how to make asian soup on WCNC Charlotte Today. Serves 4 Ingredients 1pkt rice noodles 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 green onions, washed and thinly sliced ½ shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced ½ cup mange tout, chopped ½ cup asparagus, chopped 1 […]

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Dole Europe extends My Energy campaign

Read the original article in EuroFruit. My Energy positions the company as a partner in the promotion of an all-round healthy lifestyle Dole Europe is extending the My Energy campaign that it started in 2015, as it once again focuses its marketing drive on topics relating to an all-round healthy lifestyle for consumers. This year, […]

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Dole adds teams to ‘Get Up and Grow!’

Read the original article in The Packer. Dole Food Co. has launched a version of its Get Up and Grow! Together initiative that asks consumers to recruit friends, family or co-workers to take team pledges for a healthy lifestyle. Individual and team participants in the initiative’s Healthy Living Challenge can enter a pair of summer […]

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Add superfruits to dairy foods to make a superfood

By Sharon Geddes. Read the original article in Dairy Foods. Yogurt has often been touted as a superfood. Adding a superfruit, one with superior antioxidant properties, can bestow additional star power. New research indicates that whole fruits — those that include the peel — may offer the greatest antioxidant capacity. Beyond yogurt, healthy fruits can […]

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Why You Should Eat a Banana Before Your Next Workout

By Emily Abbate Read the original article on SHAPE. Ready to totally rock your next workout? Then it’s time to double up on your fave on-the-go fruit If you want a better workout, you may want to add bananas to that morning smoothie, says a new study published in the Journal of Proteome Research. After fasting overnight, […]

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You Asked: How Can I Avoid Getting Sick?

By Markham Heid Read the original article on Time. You already know the basics of dodging sickness: get a good night’s sleep and wash your hands thoroughly and often. (It takes 15 seconds of scrubbing to wipe out germs, by the way.) Garlic, vitamin C, and even chicken soup may also help prevent or reduce the […]

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Bananas Best for Bicyclists

Read the original article on Dole Nutrition News. Bananas Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery in Cyclists Athletes, listen up! If you’re preparing for your next long-distance race, you may want to throw a few bananas in your gym bag. Researchers at the North Carolina Research Campus, including Dole Nutrition Institute and Appalachian State University scientists, […]

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Metabolomics-Based Analysis of Banana and Pear Ingestion on Exercise Performance and Recovery

Metabolomics-Based Analysis of Banana and Pear Ingestion on Exercise Performance and Recovery, Journal of Proteome Research, November 12, 2015. David C. Nieman,*,† Nicholas D. Gillitt,‡ Wei Sha,§ Mary Pat Meaney,† Casey John,† Kirk L. Pappan,# and Jason M. Kinchen# †Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina 28081, United States […]

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Dole Nutrition Institute Adds Senior Research Scientist, Expands Research Focus

By Kara Marker, NCRC Marketing Intern The old saying is that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Scientific evidence proves that avoiding the doctor’s office takes a diet full of all kinds of fruits and vegetables. Debora Esposito, PhD, senior research scientist for the Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI) at the NC Research Campus […]

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A Banana Peel a Day Keeps the . . .

What you need to know about some zany food claims by Jennifer Anju Grossman Read the original article on Healthzette. “Banana peels are good for you.” “Better to nosh on the peel than the actual fruit, which contains lots of fructose.” “Banana peels are the best weight-loss weapon ever.” Most busy people have no idea […]

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Chef Mark Allison: Changing the Nutrition Conversation

By Kelly Hensel Read the original article in Food Technologies Magazine. As the first director of culinary nutrition for the Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI), Mark Allison hangs his chef whites next to lab coats and lines his cookbooks up next to scientific journals. He collaborates with plant, food, and nutritional scientists at DNI and the […]

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Rethinking Antioxidants- Dole Nutrition Institute Uncovers Antioxidant Pathway

Read the original article at Dole Nutrition News. Most people know the word “antioxidant” but new research from the Dole Nutrition Institute has uncovered that we may not know exactly how they work. DNI scientists investigated antioxidant capacity of fruits and vegetables and how different components of plants may influence health, revealing significant and somewhat […]

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Diet Detective: The Value of Onion and Cucumbers

Read the original article at www.DietDetective.com. Onions Value: Aside from their health benefits, they add amazing flavor to almost all foods. Nutrients: Onions belong to the lily family, the same family as garlic, scallions and leeks. A half cup is a good source of vitamin C (5.9mg, 10 percent of the recommended daily value). A […]

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Study: Fruits, vegetables help improve internal protection system

By Josh Bergeron Read the original article in the Salilsbury Post. KANNAPOLIS — Try eating the skin of an avocado. It’s good for you, according to a North Carolina Research Campus study. A recently published, joint study by the University of North Carolina and Dole Foods at the North Carolina Research Campus used various fruit and vegetable […]

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Are Bananas Really Worth the Calories?

By Mandy Oaklander. Time Magazine Read the original article. 5/5 Experts Say Yes. Last year, a zoo in the U.K. attracted international attention when it banned bananas from its primates’ cages. The reason? According to a zoo spokesperson, they’re too sugary for monkeys, too caloric, and they could give rise to health problems like type-2 […]

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The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

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P2EP Research Symposium Recognizes Student Achievement at NC Research Campus

        KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – In 11-weeks, the 30 undergraduate interns in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) graduated from students to scientists as demonstrated by the research results shared at the third annual P2EP Research Symposium held July 29 at the NC Research Campus (NCRC). Seven intern teams worked under the guidance […]

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Costa Rica, Dole and NCRC Launch Banana and Pineapple PhD Programs

        Kannapolis, NC− There are college students in Costa Rica balancing long hours in the laboratory with high-level science classes who are wondering where their education will take them. For at least two students, the answer is North Carolina. Dole Food Company is sponsoring banana and pineapple PhD programs in partnership with […]

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Extracts of Fruits and Vegetables Activate the Antioxidant Response Element in IMR-32 Cells

Extracts of Fruits and Vegetables Activate the Antioxidant Response Element in IMR-32 Cells, J Nutr. 2015 Jul 29, Orena S1, Owen J1, Jin F2, Fabian M2, Gillitt ND2, Zeisel SH3. 1University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC; 2Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory, Kannapolis, NC; and. 3University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition […]

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Costa Rican Scientists Return to NCRC for Planning, P2EP Symposium

    Only two months after their first visit, Costa Rican representatives return to the NC Research Campus to formalize collaborative research initiatives.  Kannapolis, NC– A delegation from Costa Rica returns to the NC Research Campus (NCRC) to discuss collaborative research opportunities, attend the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) Research Symposium and arrange for a doctoral […]

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Charlotte Residents Challenged to “Get Up and Grow” August 7-13

Charlotte is one of 44 destinations on North American summer tour celebrating the nutritional and taste appeal of fruits and vegetables. Local residents can sample recipes, make their own smoothies and take the Get Up and Grow! Healthy Eating Pledge. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 23, 2015) — One of the country’s largest research institutes devoted to health and nutrition […]

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Duke Energy Contributes $350,000 to NCRC’s P2EP

Wound-healing properties of oats and the nutritional content of cooked versus uncooked broccoli are just two of the research projects David Phillips, district manager with Duke Energy North Carolina, learned about when he visited the NC Research Campus’ (NCRC) Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) on Monday, July 13. Phillips presented $100,000 to P2EP. The check […]

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Cabarrus County STEM educators get hands-on at the Plants for Human Health Institute

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Field trips are opportunities to enhance the educational environment by going outside the classroom, and having a little fun. STEMersion offers teachers a week of field trips to local STEM-related businesses and organizations. On Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 26 Cabarrus County educators participating in STEMersion will enjoy a field trip to the […]

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Dole Lobbies for National Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Holiday

Read the original article in The Packer. Are Americans ready to add another holiday to the calendar? Dole Food Co. is betting they are. The company is in New Orleans in late May for two events launching produce consumption promotions — its National Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day and its Get Up and Grow! […]

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P2EP Kicks Off Third “Summer of Science” at NC Research Campus

The third class of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) kicked off an 11-week summer of science at the NC Research Campus (NCRC). This year’s class will not only work in teams to research crops including broccoli, blueberries, strawberries and oats, they will also be involved in cooking demonstrations and community outreach, engaging the public with […]

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No Positive Influence of Ingesting Chia Seed Oil on Human Running Performance

No Positive Influence of Ingesting Chia Seed Oil on Human Running Performance, 15 May 2015,  Nutrients , David C. Nieman 1,*, Nicholas D. Gillitt 2, Mary Pat Meaney 1 and Dustin A. Dew Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA; E-Mails: meaneymp@appstate.edu (M.P.M.); dustindew@gmail.com (D.A.D.) Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory, […]

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Chia Seed Oil Supplementation Has No Influence on Running Performance

Chia Seed Oil Supplementation Has No Influence on Running Performance, The FASEB Journal, April 2015, David Nieman1, Nicholas Gillitt2, Mary Pat Meaney1, Dustin Dew1 and Fuxia Jin2 1NCRC Appalachian State University United States 2Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory Dole Foods United States Chia Seed Oil Supplementation Has No Influence on Running Performance Abstract Plasma ALA levels peak about 2 h after ingestion, […]

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Dole Organic Pineapple Promotion Helps Support Organic Farmers Worldwide

Read the original article on PerishableNews.com. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Dole has launched a month-long promotion that enlists its wholesale and retail customers to support organic farmers worldwide. Starting March 1, 2015, the leading fresh fruit and vegetable provider will donate $1 for every box of DOLE® Organic Pineapples purchased by a wholesaler or retailer […]

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Dole Challenges North America to “Get Up and Grow!” in 2015

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dole is using its position as one of the world’s largest providers of fresh fruits and vegetables to make the planet a happier, healthier place in 2015. Determined to show that a produce-based lifestyle has far-reaching and delicious benefits, the Westlake Village, Calif.-based health and nutrition leader has brought together all areas […]

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Experience a Dynamic Summer of Science as a P2EP Undergraduate Intern

Undergraduate students with an interest in plant research are encouraged to apply for a dynamic summer of science as part of the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, a 350-acre life sciences hub dedicated to advancing scientific discoveries and development relating to human health, nutrition and agriculture. P2EP is […]

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NCRC Study Finds Polyphenol-Packed Diet Shields Athletes from Illness

BusinessWire September 22, 2014 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time KANNAPOLIS, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NC Research Campus (NCRC) scientists have found that a polyphenol-packed diet may keep athletes’ immune systems revved up before and after intense exercise. Numerous studies show that athletes, especially marathon runners, experience depressed immune systems for up to 72 hours after competing. In a […]

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DOLE Specialists Get Schooled in Nutrition at NC Research Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net   William Goldfield Dole Food Company (818) 874-4647   KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug 11, 2014) — It’s not enough that Dole sales and marketing specialists serve as the public face for one of the world’s largest providers of fresh fruit and vegetables. They […]

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The Protective Effects of a Polyphenol-Enriched Protein Powder on Exercise-Induced Susceptibility to Virus Infection

The Protective Effects of a Polyphenol-Enriched Protein Powder on Exercise-Induced Susceptibility to Virus Infection Phytother Res. 2014 Aug 2, Ahmed M1, Henson DA, Sanderson MC, Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Lila MA. Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, 28608, USA. Abstract Prolonged and intensive exercise induces transient immunosuppression and is associated with an increased risk and severity of infections. The goal of […]

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Dole Growing Scientific Minds of Tomorrow

As published in the Dole Nutrition Institute August 2014 newsletter. Scientific discoveries — like a recently published study showing blueberry compounds’ potential to help prevent Parkinson’s — beg more fundamental questions about fruit and vegetables.  Such as what compounds do these plants make?  And how do they make them? These are the questions being tackled […]

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Scientific coalition studies plants’ role in fighting disease

By Hannah Miller View the article as published in the Charlotte Observer. View the article as published in the Raleigh News & Observer. In the worldwide search to learn more about plants’ role in fighting human disease, an unusual coalition has formed at North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. It’s made up of academic and […]

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North Carolina Innovation, From Barcodes to Berries

By Frank Vinluan, Xconomy Read the original article.   North Carolina Innovation, From Barcodes to Berries If you’ve made a retail purchase recently, chances are good you used technology developed in Research Triangle Park without even realizing it. The modern day barcode has its origins in the 1970s research of IBM scientists Joseph Woodland and George […]

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Business-to-Science Partnerships Drive P2EP

June 2014  As written for Opportunities, a quarterly newsletter of the NC Research Campus covering real estate to research. Subscribe. Growth at the NC Research Campus is not all about bricks and mortar. A $1.9 million investment in the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP) is boosting the campus’ collaborative approach to research, revealing new findings […]

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Priming of the antiviral immune transcriptome by a mixed flavonoid-fish oil supplement in adult overweight women

Priming of the antiviral immune transcriptome by a mixed flavonoid-fish oil supplement in adult overweight women. The FASEB Journal. April 2014. Lynn Cialdella-Kam2, David Nieman1, Amy Knab5, R. Andrew Shanely1,Mary Pat Meaney1, Fuxia Jin3, Wei Sha6 and Sujoy Ghosh4. 1Appalachian State University Kannapolis NC United States; 2Case Western University Cleveland OH United States; 3Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory Kannapolis NC United States; 4Duke-NUS […]

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Effects of a freeze-dried juice blend powder on exercise-induced inflammation, oxidative stress, and immune function in cyclists

Effects of a freeze-dried juice blend powder on exercise-induced inflammation, oxidative stress, and immune function in cyclists.  Applied Physiology, Nutrition and Metabolism. March 2014. Knab AM, Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Shanely RA, Cialdella-Kam L, Henson D, Sha W, Meaney MP. Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus; Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory, NC Research Campus; UNC Charlotte Bioinformatics Services Division, […]

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Does RTP need a mega-donor to realize its grand vision?

February 20, 2014 Lauren K. Ohnesorge Staff Writer- Triangle Business Journal What Research Triangle Park needs is its own David Murdock. That’s one takeaway from a conversation I had with Lynne Scott Safrit, president and chief operating officer of Castle and Cooke, the organization that oversees the development of the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus. […]

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ASU, Dole and NASCAR’s Hendrick Motorsports Team Up for New Findings on Vitamin D

Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus teamed up with NASCAR’s Hendrick Motorsports for a study sponsored by Dole Food Company. The goal of the study was to determine if a Portobello mushroom powder rich with vitamin D2 through exposure to ultraviolet light would have any effect on muscle function, exercise-induced muscle damage and delayed […]

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NASCAR’s Hendrick Motorsports Leaves Its Mark on Science

Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, NC, is one of NASCAR’s premier teams. They are not only leaving their mark in the annals of motor sports, they are leaving their mark on science. Hendrick Motorsports is home to four of the most recognized names in racing: Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Cumulatively, […]

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Dole taps into NASCAR expertise, banana power

The Packer 10/15/2013 04:44:00 PM Greg Johnson KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — One of the major goals of Dole’s Nutrition Research Laboratory is to prove to consumers how healthy fruits and vegetables are, and director Nick Gillitt has the perfect test subjects: A NASCAR pit crew. Gillitt, who is also an organic chemist, would like to test […]

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Exercise and Polyphenols: Absorption and Afterburn Effect

Scientists from Appalachian State University (ASU), Dole Food Company and NC State University are some of the first to find in a human trial that following exercise polyphenols enter the body in elevated levels via the colon and that polyphenolic metabolism is ramped up for 14 hours after exercise. In the joint study, long-distance runners were given […]

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Serum Metabolic Signatures Induced By a Three-Day Intensified Exercise Period Persist After 14 h of Recovery in Runners

Serum Metabolic Signatures Induced By a Three-Day Intensified Exercise Period Persist After 14 h of Recovery in Runners. Journal of Proteome Research. 2013 Sep 13 [Epub ahead of print]. Nieman DC, Shanely RA, Gillitt ND, Pappan KL, Lila MA. Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory and NC State University Plants for […]

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NCRC internships give students a supporting role in creation of knowledge database

Salisbury Post Wayne Hinshaw / for the salisbury postCatawba College student interns at the North Carolina Research Campus work in the General Mills lab studying oats. They are Amber Williamson and Christian Krzykwa. Five Catawba College students spent their summer interning at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis helping to gather and organize […]

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Influence of a Polyphenol-Enriched Protein Powder on Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Athletes: A Randomized Trial Using a Metabolomics Approach

Influence of a Polyphenol-Enriched Protein Powder on Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Athletes: A Randomized Trial Using a Metabolomics Approach. PlosOne, August 15, 2013. David C. Nieman, Appalachian State University (ASU) Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC (NCRC); Nicholas D. Gillitt, Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory at the NCRC; Amy M. […]

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Update On The North Carolina Research Campus

Charlotte Talks   It was a dark and uncertain time for Kannapolis ten years ago when the historic Pillowtex plant shut down. Since then, the town has seen much change, both physically and economically. The economic downturn a few years ago put a delay in the metamorphosis that Kannapolis was in the process of in […]

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Researchers seek to understand plants’ pathways to better health

The Packer 7/24/2013 11:47:00 AM Coral Beach A new program at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis that is funded by industry and academia promises to train tomorrow’s scientists while finding how to grow more healthful fruits and vegetables. Dubbed the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program kicks off this summer with $1.5 […]

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N.C. program immerses students in science

AG Professional North Carolina Research Campus  |  Updated: 07/18/2013 An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus has launched a groundbreaking $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor. Called the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP), the program teams up university […]

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UNC Charlotte part of $1.5 million N.C. Research Campus project

  UNC Charlotte News July 17, 2013 An unprecedented partnership of academic and industry organizations at the North Carolina Research Campus is launching a $1.5 million program to engage college students from across the state in a first-of-its-kind education and research endeavor – the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project (P2EP). University scientists, industry leaders and college […]

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Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory Through the Eyes of a Nutrition Crusader

Dole Newsletter March is National Nutrition Month, and what better way to raise awareness than an interview with Elizabeth Pivonka, Ph.D., RD, and President of the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) upon her tour of the Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory at the North Carolina Research Campus where eight universities have joined forces to study […]

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Dole Researchers Find Banana Peel Contains Concentrated Antioxidants

Many people don’t know of all the scientific brainpower buzzing at the North Carolina Research Campus, where eight universities have joined forces to study fruit and vegetables alongside Dole researchers.  Indeed, the Dole Nutrition Lab, led by Dr. Nick Gillitt, has become a font of nutrition knowledge providing leads for future means to help humans […]

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Banana Peel High in Antioxidants

Before you throw it away, take another look at that banana peel. Scientists in the Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory have found that banana peels contain high levels of antioxidants. In fact, some of the same antioxidant polyphenolic molecules found in the flesh are found in the peel. The total amount of antioxidants found in the […]

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The microbiota is essential for the generation of black tea theaflavins-derived metabolites

The microbiota is essential for the generation of black tea theaflavins-derived metabolites. PLoS One. December 2012. Chen H, Hayek S, Rivera Guzman J, Gillitt ND, Ibrahim SA, Jobin C, Sang S. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and Dole Foods Nutrition Research Institute Abstract BACKGROUND: Theaflavins including theaflavin […]

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Effects of a Flavonoid-rich Juice on Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Immunity in Elite Swimmers: A Metabolomics Based Approach.

Effects of a Flavonoid-rich Juice on Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Immunity in Elite Swimmers: A Metabolomics Based Approach. International Journal of  Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. October 2012. Knab AM, Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Shanely RA, Cialdella-Kam L, Henson DA, Sha W. Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory, Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory and UNC Charlotte […]

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NCSU, Dole Launch Industry-Academic Postdoc

At the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, the North Carolina State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) and the Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory have collaborated to form a joint industry-academic postdoctoral fellowship, the first of its kind at the NCRC.  Postdoctoral positions are a common first career step for those who have just […]

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NC Research Campus adds post-doctoral fellowship

By: Jennifer Thomas, Charlotte Business Journal Two operations at the N.C. Research Campus have created a post-doctoral fellowship that’s the first of its kind at the biotech hub in Kannapolis. It’s a joint initiative of the N.C. State University Plants for Human Health Institute and the Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory. The fellowship is intended to […]

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Chia Seed Supplementation and Disease Risk Factors in Overweight Women: A Metabolomics Investigation

Chia Seed Supplementation and Disease Risk Factors in Overweight Women: A Metabolomics Investigation To cite this article: David C. Nieman, Nicholas Gillitt, Fuxia Jin, Dru A. Henson, Krista Kennerly, R. Andrew Shanely, Brandon Ore, MingMing Su, and Sarah Schwartz. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. July 2012, 18(7): 700-708. doi:10.1089/acm.2011.0443. Objective/setting: This study assessed the […]

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Chia seed supplementation and disease risk factors in overweight women: a metabolomics investigation.

Chia seed supplementation and disease risk factors in overweight women: a metabolomics investigation. Journal of Alternate Complementary Medicine. July 2012. Nieman DC, Gillitt N, Jin F, Henson DA, Kennerly K, Shanely RA, Ore B, Su M, Schwartz S. Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab, Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory and DHMRI. Abstract OBJECTIVE/SETTING: This study assessed […]

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Dole campaign urges summer fitness enthusiasts to consider bananas as Nature’s Original Energy Bar

The Produce News Link to original article A summer-long national marketing campaign that challenges summer fitness fans and recreational enthusiasts to consider the banana as one of nature’s best energy sources has its roots in a new study equating America’s best-selling fruit with the most popular sports drinks. The study, published in May in the […]

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Bananas For An Energy Boost

Scientists with the Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab and the Dole Foods Nutrition Research Laboratory published findings in May in the peer-reviewed online journal PloS One that proved scientifically what professional and recreational athletes have long believed- bananas are a good source of energy when exercising. The study showed that bananas provide the same energy boost as […]

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Bananas as an Energy Source during Exercise: A Metabolomics Approach

Bananas as an Energy Source during Exercise: A Metabolomics Approach. PLoS One, May 2012. Nieman DC, Gillitt ND, Henson DA, Sha W, Shanely RA, Knab AM, Cialdella-Kam L, Jin F. Appalachian State University Human Performance Lab and Dole Nutrition Research Lab. Abstract This study compared the acute effect of ingesting bananas (BAN) versus a 6% […]

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Dole Food Company, Inc. : Dole Vitamin D Mushroom Powder Wins 2012 NutrAward

4 Traders The first food product of the Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI), Dole Portobello Mushroom Powder, won the NutrAward as the Best New Finished Product at the 2012 Nutracon and Engredea events during the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, California. Robert Dika, Dole Director of Corporate Development and Strategy, receiving the NutrAward on behalf […]

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