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Homegrown Scientists Working at the NCRC

The goal of many students when they graduate from high school is to get as far away from home as possible. Some students in Concord and Kannapolis, just outside of Charlotte, are finding that the best opportunity for careers in science is right in their own backyard at the NC Research Campus. Coming Home Grant […]

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Lightning Berry Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup bottled, unsweetened, decaffeinated green tea 1/2 cup DOLE® Blueberries 1 cup DOLE Raspberries 1 DOLE Banana, peeled, sliced 1 cup DOLE Tropical Gold® Pineapple, peeled, into chunks   Directions: Pour the green tea into your blender and turn on to a low setting, then add all remaining ingredients and process on the […]

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Pineapple Pit-Stop Smoothie

Ingredients: 2 cups DOLE® Pineapple 1 cup DOLE Baby Spinach 1 DOLE Banana 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup ice 1⁄4 tsp ground cinnamon Directions: Combine pineapple, spinach, banana, almond milk, ice and cinnamon in blender. Cover; blend until smooth. Recipe credit: Dole, Chef Mark Allison

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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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NCRC Science Stop is a New Addition at Jiggy with a Piggy

Kannapolis, NC- The annual Jiggy with a Piggy Festival is this weekend in downtown Kannapolis. Scientists and staff from the research centers at the NC Research Campus are joining the fun on Saturday, May 6 from 10 am to 2 pm at the NCRC Science stop. Children and their families will find the Science Stop […]

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Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 cups blueberries, or other berries, fresh or frozen Preparation: Preheat the oven to 375F Butter […]

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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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Catawba College and NCRC Launch a Win-Win Business Development Partnership

  Salisbury, NC- A Catawba College Information Systems class is creating a searchable database to help the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) and the scientists at its eight university research centers target their business development efforts to companies in need of nutrition research. The students, all from Catawba’s Ketner School of Business, will spend […]

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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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Local BackPack Program Receives Donations to Expand

Volunteers on the North Carolina Research Campus, led by Jomari Torres, M.D. from the NRI, have been partnering with Shady Brook Elementary School in Kannapolis since October 2015 to provide food for children in need. This effort, modeled on Feeding America’s BackPack Program, provides food for children who regularly experience hunger, especially during weekends, because […]

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Want to Eat Healthier? Rethink Grocery Shopping with Cabarrus Health Alliance

Grocery store tours teach community members how to make healthy and budget-friendly choices. Navigating the grocery store may seem intuitive, but there are actually a lot of tips and tricks to making healthier choices that many people are missing. Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) Program Coordinator Meghan Charpentier, MS, MPH, knows that people interested in improving […]

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Rutabaga Fries

Ingredients: Rutabaga, skin removed 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. dried oregano 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1-2 tbsp. olive oil Directions: 1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper. 2. Slice rutabaga in half, then into “fries.” 3. Add to bowl and add olive oil and […]

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Warm Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

Ingredients Olive oil 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. paprika 1 Tbsp. maple syrup 3 cups spinach 2 cups cooked quinoa (1 cup dry) 1/4 cup red onion chopped 1 cup fresh pomegranate arils 1/4 cup fresh orange juice Directions 1. Cook quinoa according to package. 2. Heat olive oil in pan, […]

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Brussels Sprouts Salad

Ingredients: 20 large Brussels sprouts (about 3 cups), chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 1 stalk of celery, chopped 2 Tbsp. raisins 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Juice from 2 lemons 1 tsp. maple syrup 1 tsp. thyme Directions: 1. Make dressing with lemons, maple syrup, and thyme. 2. Combine all other ingredients. 3. Add black pepper […]

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P2EP Summer Internship Applications Available

Finals and Winter Break may be top of mind, but summer is just around the corner! Have you considered a P2EP internship? Apply now for an exciting summer of science at the N.C. Research Campus. Remember, the application deadline is March 3, and there are several attachments that must be included. Applications for the P2EP […]

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Dole Partners With Good Housekeeping ‘Nutritionist Approved’ Program

MONTEREY, Calif. – Dole Fresh Vegetables is an inaugural partner of a new initiative, Good Housekeeping “Nutritionist Approved” Emblem and first-of-its-kind incubator program for food brands, designed to help consumers simplify the process of making better food choices. A total of 27 separate organic and conventional DOLE Salad products qualified for the stringent new Emblem – […]

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Disney and Dole to Launch New Co-Branded Produce Assortment Featuring Iconic Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel Characters

Disney-branded DOLE Bananas, Pineapples, Berries, and Vegetables coming to grocery and retail stores nationwide GLENDALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media (DCPI) and Dole Food Company today announced plans to launch a new co-branded assortment of fresh produce featuring iconic Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel characters at grocery and retail stores nationwide beginning […]

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Feta Bruschetta

Ingredients: 2 ear fresh corn (removed from husk) 1 small zucchini (diced) 1 bell pepper (diced) 1 cup diced red onion 4 medium scallions lemon zest 3 Tbsp. lemon juice 4 Tbsp. olive oil 1 cup feta cheese 3 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves Fresh ground pepper Directions: 1. Cook corn for 2 minutes in the […]

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Tomato and Strawberry Salad

Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped strawberries 2 cups of chopped cherry tomatoes 1/3 cup of chopped basil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1 teaspoon of lemon zest pinch of salt and pepper Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients together. 2. Keep refrigerated until ready to be served. Recipe Credit: Cabarrus Health Alliance What Dole has to […]

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Turkey or Black Bean Taco Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients: Olive oil yellow onion ground turkey breast or black beans garlic chili powder cumin paprika tomato sauce chicken or vegetable broth iceberg lettuce optional toppings: cheese, tomatoes, red onion, cilantro Directions: 1. Heat olive oil in a skillet and saute 3/4 cup yellow onion. 2. Add 1 pound ground turkey breast OR 2 15-ounce […]

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Caprese Pasta Salad with White Beans

Ingredients: Orecchiette pasta Grape tomatoes Fresh mozzarella Fresh basil White beans Black pepper Garlic Balsamic vinegar Olive oil Directions: 1. In a small bowl, mince 2 cloves of garlic and add 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar and 3 tablespoons olive oil, whisk together. 2. Cook orecchiette pasta according to package. 3. rinse and drain 1 15-ounce […]

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Avocado Chicken Salad Wrap

Ingredients: Chicken breast Plain Greek Yogurt Parsley Lemon Avocado Garlic Powder Dill pickle (optional) Whole-wheat wrap Directions: Combine 1 cup cooked, shredded chicken breast, 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, 2 tablespoons parsley, juice from 1 lemon, 1 mashed avocado (more if needed), 1 teaspoon garlic powder and 2 tablespoons Dill pickle (optional) into a large […]

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Pesto Chickpea Salad

Ingredients: Chickpeas Pesto Lemon Plain Greek Yogurt Red onion Fresh parsley Directions: 1. Rinse and drain 2 15-ounce cans of chickpeas 2. Combine 1/4 cup pesto with 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt and 1 freshly-squeezed lemon 3. Chop 1/4 of a red onion and 1/2 of a bunch of fresh parsley. 4. Mix all together. […]

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MURDOCK Study to host free health and wellness festival Sept. 24 in Kannapolis

400 runners expected for Duke Dash 5K & Healthfest featuring free yoga, dancing, health screenings and more. KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—Fans of fitness, family fun and healthy living will find something for everyone at the Duke Dash 5K & Healthfest on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Kannapolis, and all activities are free. The festival at the North Carolina […]

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Fruity Couscous

Read the original post on the UNC Nutrition Research Institute website. Designed by: Chef Mark Allison, Director of Culinary Nutrition, Dole Food Company. Ingredients: 1 cup couscous 1 cup water 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 oranges 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence 2 cups Dole berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries) 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 2 kiwis, […]

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Organics enjoy consumer-perceived health halo

Read the original article on The Packer. The nutritional halo that organic produce wears is bright and, perhaps, golden, according to marketers. Few marketers make any claims that organic product is healthier than its conventional counterpart. They also acknowledge, in some cases, they don’t have to. Consumers simply assume organic is better for them. “Certainly, […]

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First winners of Healthy Living Challenge announced

Read the original article on The Packer. Dole’s Get Up and Grow Together initiative began the second round of its 2016 Healthy Living Challenge by announcing the first round winners. Julie Lincoln of Cincinnati won the grand prize and Jayne Macedo of Kearny, N.J. won first place, according to a news release. Lincoln earned the […]

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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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Gardening: From the Schoolyard to the Backyard

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Teachers plant seeds of knowledge, nurture them and watch them grow and mature. By the end of March 2016, every Kannapolis City School will have a sustainable garden on campus where the seeds of knowledge are, quite literally, seeds, planted in the soil, nurtured to maturity and harvested through experiential […]

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Students try their hand at science

By Erin Weeks Read the original story in the Independent Tribune. Puckered lips and screwed-up faces quickly turned into wide-eyed smiles as lemons the students tasted hit their tongues sweet instead of sour. Protein from a particular frozen berry they’d eaten minutes before altered their taste buds, the 12 middle and high schoolers learned, before […]

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Join the Healthy Living Cooking Series to Reaffirm that Resolution for a New You in the New Year

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The New Year often allows time to reflect on lifestyle choices that can lead to a happier, healthier life. The Healthy Living Cooking Series, offered by N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), focuses on disease prevention and healing through food choices and preparation methods. Aubrey Mast, Extension associate in […]

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What’s in a Superfood?

By Kara Marker, NCRC Marketing You’ve probably heard the term “superfood” in reference to certain fruits, vegetables, and grains, but what exactly does it mean in terms of nutrition? These foods are usually given this title because they have large amounts of nutrients that naturally prevent disease and boost longevity.  Here at the North Carolina […]

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What Nutrition-Based New Year’s Resolutions Could Look Like For You

By Kara Marker, NCRC Marketing Lots of people start off a new year with a weight loss goal in mind, but a healthy body isn’t always measured in pounds and inches! Take some time to really think about your New Year’s Resolutions for 2016. Save yourself an expensive gym membership this year, and start 2016 […]

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Scientists Plan To Maximize The Health Benefits Of Sweet Potatoes

By Stephanie Castillo Read the article in Medical Daily. Scientists from North Carolina State’s Plants for Human Health Institute are working to get Americans to eat more sweet potatoes, The News & Observer reported. “In many parts of the world […] sweet potatoes are well recognized as health-protective, nutritious foods,” Mary Ann Lila, director of N.C. state’s […]

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Stay Happy to Stay Well- How merrymaking cuts your cold risk

by Jennifer Anju Grossman Read the original article on Healthzette. Being sick can be a bummer, but can being bummed out make you sick? The answer is yes, according to new research that suggests a link between a lower mood and higher rates of infection. Psychologist Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University looked at how psychological […]

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Mozzarella Sun-Dried Tomatoes

8 thick slices of whole wheat bread or soda bread (about 2 oz. each in weight) 1 garlic clove, peeled 10 oz. low fat mozzarella 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar sea salt and freshly ground black pepper (optional) 10 oz. artichoke hearts in oil, drained and quartered 2 oz. sun-dried […]

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Holiday Punch

1 quart cranberry juice 2 cups pineapple juice 1 cup fresh orange juice ¼ cup sugar 1 cup fresh cranberries This recipe is as simple as combining all of the ingredients together! Serve chilled, and enjoy your holiday punch!   Recipe credit: Meghan Charpentier, MS, MPH Meghan.Charpentier@CabarrusHealth.org Eat Smart, Live Well Program Manager REACH Program […]

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Sunset Slaw

1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon cumin seed 1 tablespoon honey 2 limes – zest and juice of 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 carrot, washed, peeled, and cut into fine strips 1 small jicama, washed, peeled and cut into fine strips 1/2 red bell pepper, seeds removed, cut […]

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Citrus Peach Spritzer

1/4 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice 1/4 cup sparkling peach juice 1 cup sparkling water 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup fresh cranberries Combine, mix, and serve chilled.         Recipe credit: Meghan Charpentier, MS, MPH Meghan.Charpentier@CabarrusHealth.org Eat Smart, Live Well Program Manager REACH Program Coordinator

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Spiced Apple Cider

4 cups apple cider 1 cinnamon stick 5 whole cloves 2 tablespoons cinnamon syrup Bring ingredients to a boil for 4 minutes. Serve hot.   Recipe credit: Meghan Charpentier, MS, MPH Meghan.Charpentier@CabarrusHealth.org 704-920-1324 Eat Smart, Live Well Program Manager REACH Program Coordinator

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Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

By Meghan Charpentier, Cabarrus Health Alliance As written for The Independent Tribune. ‘Tis the season for family gatherings, large dinners, and being challenged at the dessert table. While you have maintained steady and positive eating habits for ten solid months out of the year, do not let the last two months go to waiste! You […]

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Cranberry Walnut Energy Bars

    6 medjool dates, soaked 1/2 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup walnut pieces 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup dark chocolate chunks 1 tbsp cinnamon Soak dates in water for a few hours, pour off water and save to add to dry mixture. Cut dates in half and remove pits. […]

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 Kannapolis Elementary Students become “Scientists for a Day”

By Megan Bame, NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute Twelve child-size lab coats are ready for wear at N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the N.C. Research Campus, in Kannapolis. On Tuesday, November 17, a select group of aspiring young scientists will experience PHHI’s latest community outreach effort, “Scientist for a […]

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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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Nutrition and the science of disease prevention: a systems approach to support metabolic health

Nutrition and the science of disease prevention: a systems approach to support metabolic health, Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2015 Sep, Bennett BJ1, Hall KD2, Hu FB3, McCartney AL4, Roberto C5. 1Departments of Genetics and Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 2Integrative Physiology Section, National Institute of Diabetes […]

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Healthy Living Cooking Series Returns: Learn about foods that may prevent or treat common diseases

  KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Two additional offerings of the Plants for Human Health, Health Living Cooking Series will be offered this fall, following the success of two full classes offered earlier this summer. Aubrey Mast, Extension associate, at N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, will, again, […]

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Allison advocates healthy eating as Dole culinary director

by: Josh Bergeron, Salisbury Post Read Original Article   KANNAPOLIS — Education is the most important factor in eating healthy, says Dole Foods’ new Culinary Nutrition Director Mark Allison. Allison is filling a new position created at Dole’s North Carolina Research Campus office. He started work at the research campus earlier this summer. Dole Nutrition Institute […]

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STEM enrichment part of Cabarrus STARS summer camp

In early June, two middle school boys got in trouble at school for threatening each other during end-of-grade testing. The conflict could have festered over the summer and led to future disrespect and consequential disciplinary action; instead, these young men have been able to settle their differences thanks to their willingness to grow as individuals […]

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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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Spotlight: Healing with Food

All 27 hands were in the air in response to a question Aubrey Mast ’12, an MPH graduate, asked as she stood in front of a 7th grade class. Every single child said he or she was affected by diabetes. With that kind of evidence, it’s difficult not to feel like her work in public […]

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Interns spend summer researching health benefits of fruits and vegetables

By Jeanie Groh, Salisbury Post Read the original article. KANNAPOLIS — It’s a well-known fact that fruits and vegetables are both delicious and healthy, but few people truly understand exactly how they can impact the body. Thirty interns with the Plant Pathways Elucidation Project, called P2EP, however, are studying just how to harness those benefits […]

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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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Learn about fish oil, heart health at Walk With a Doc

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.—June 30, 2015—Kick off Independence Day with a morning stroll and discussion of heart health at Walk With a Doc on Saturday, July 4. Dr. Dave Beard, a cardiologist with Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute in Concord, will discuss the benefits of fish oil before the walk, which is free and open to the public. […]

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NCSU Healthy Cooking Series August Dates

Healthy living, starts in the kitchen. Choosing the right foods and preparing them in a way that maintains their nutritional value or even enhances their health protective properties can improve an individual’s health and wellness. N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis is offering a series of […]

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Educators soak up science at Research Campus

By Mark Plemmons Read the original article in the Independent Tribune. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Educators from across North Carolina got hands on in the labs at the N.C. Research Campus and at several other area businesses Monday during the Fourth Annual STEM Industry Day sponsored by N.C. New Schools. “The notion is to bring educators […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance July to Sept Cooking Classes

Cabarrus Health Alliance sponsors monthly cooking classes. Join them for: Download the flyer.                   July: Fresh Fruit Saturday, July 11, 10 – 11:30 am Wednesday, July 15, 6 – 7:30 pm August: Taste of the Caribbean Tuesday, August 4, 6 – 7:30 pm Saturday, August 8, 10 – 11:30 am September: Sauces, Marinades, & […]

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CHA and Eddie Bauer Celebrate International Day of Yoga June 21

Celebrate the International Day of Yoga on June 21 with Cabarrus Health Alliance and Eddie Bauer at Concord Mills mall. Join in from 10:30 to 11:30 am. Refreshments to follow. If you are able, please bring your own yoga mat. Learn more about this international event. Download the flyer. 

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Charlotte-area Employers Connect Teachers with the Workplace

More than 125 teachers from innovative public schools across North Carolina will see the 21st century workplace and leading research facilities in action Monday, June 22, during first-hand visits to 13 Charlotte-area employers that rely on workers with strong skills in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM in shorthand. Increasingly, teachers and employers must […]

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Kannapolis Police Department and CHA Keeping Unused Prescriptions Safe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2015 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345   Kannapolis NC– Cabarrus County residents can dispose of unused and expired medications at the Kannapolis Police Department’s Prescription Medication Drop Box. The Drop Box can be found in the Kannapolis Police Department’s main lobby, which is open 24 hours a […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support from Aetna Foundation

Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) was awarded $25,000 from the Aetna Foundation to support the Eat Smart, Live Well program in 2015. Eat Smart, Live Well is a new nutritional outreach program targeting low-income and underserved populations in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg Counties. The program will include holistic nutrition education that addresses key barriers to healthy eating. […]

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Cabarrus County one of three nationally selected for Health Learning Challenge

The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced three counties selected to participate in its first-ever County Health Learning Challenge. Cabarrus County, along with Salt Lake County, Utah and Knox County, Tenn., will participate in the new initiative designed to catalyze innovative health improvement efforts. “It is an honor to be included as one of the […]

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Cabarrus County one of three nationally selected for Health Learning Challenge

Kannapolis, N.C. – The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced three counties selected to participate in its first-ever County Health Learning Challenge. Cabarrus County, along with Salt Lake County, Utah and Knox County, Tenn., will participate in the new initiative designed to catalyze innovative health improvement efforts.   “It is an honor to be included […]

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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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Cabarrus Health Alliance Celebrates Exercise is Medicine Month

Cabarrus Health Alliance is sponsoring a month of events to get people moving. Why? Because May is Exercise is Medicine month. Click on the calendars below to see the upcoming events. Learn more at www.cabarrushealth.org.    

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Class teaches healthy cooking on a tight budget

By Marty Price,  Correspondent Read original article Meghan Charpentier, program coordinator with the Cabarrus Health Alliance, understands the challenges of cooking healthy food. She wants people to know that with a little preparation most dishes can be prepared in less than an hour. Ingredients in the cupboard or refrigerator can be substituted to make a […]

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Cooking with Potatoes and Black Beans: Putting Research into Action

  March 10, 2015 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 (704) 467-1950 cell Kannapolis, N.C. – Cabarrus Health Alliance is partnering with NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the North Carolina Research Campus on an upcoming cooking class. The class, Cooking on a Budget, will highlight information researchers have […]

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New Web Resource Highlights Research-based Connections Between Food & Disease

By Megan Bame Read the original article on the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute website. N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis recently published a new web resource titled, Healthy Living, found at plantsforhumanhealth.ncsu.edu. The new section is focused on sharing information directly from PHHI […]

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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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Healthy Cabarrus Coalition at Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 Funds support year-long training program to strengthen ability to tackle substance use.  Kannapolis, N.C. – The Healthy Cabarrus Substance Use Coalition will increase its capacity to reduce and prevent substance misuse and abuse with funding from the North Carolina Coalition Initiative […]

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Kannapolis Introduces “Discover a Healthy Life” Brand

Read more on www.cityofkannapolis.com. Kannapolis, NC – Over the last few years the City of Kannapolis has begun a comprehensive plan to implement its strategic vision for economic development, job development, and quality of life. This plan includes identifying the City’s brand and then implementing this brand in all aspects of the City’s services and […]

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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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A Hometown Advantage for People with Type II Diabetes

Published in Cabarrus Magazine May 2014. Read the full article as a PDF: SEDI Cab Mag May 2014 The Cabarrus County Southeastern Diabetes Initiative (SEDI) combines community education and clinical support programs to help people find the courage, motivation and knowledge they need to manage their type 2 diabetes. Take one older man in the SEDI […]

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UNC’s lab at N.C. Research Campus to host free seminars in Kannapolis

Salisbury Post March 7, 2014 KANNAPOLIS ­— Join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute for the 2014 Appetite for Life Academy New Frontiers in Research series. Each seminar is free and will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays in the events room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory […]

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UNC NRI Appetite for Life Seminars This April

February 10, 2014 April 1, 8 and 22 join the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) for the 2014 Appetite for Life Academy. Each seminar is at 7 pm in the event room of the David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building, 150 Research Campus Drive in Kannnapolis. April 1 – Uric […]

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Frontiers in Nutrition series comes to Kannapolis in April

  The Salisbury Post KANNAPOLIS — The UNC-Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute will present several nutrition-science seminars in April. The Frontiers in Nutrition series brings in leading experts to present their research in sessions “designed to help people eat better and live healthier lives,” according to information provided by the Research Institute. The seminars will […]

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