Anthocyanin

Red Cabbage vs Power Blueberries

April 07, 2017

By Caryn Rabin. Read the original aritcle on The Straits Times. Q: How does red cabbage compare to blueberries, nutritionally speaking? A: Red cabbage is a low-calorie food that is a good source of vitamins. But if you are looking for a big infusion of the potent antioxidants that blueberries are famous for, “you’re not […]

NC State’s Allan Brown on UNCTV

August 14, 2014

View the original story and video on UNCTV    Super Fruit BLADEN COUNTY — It’s easy to get lost on Carter Farms, in White Lake in Bladen County.  Rows and rows and rows of blueberry bushes, stretching as far as you can see. Each row is connected by a sandy trail, which is all tied […]

Scientific coalition studies plants’ role in fighting disease

July 28, 2014

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 […]

Neuroprotective effects of anthocyanin- and proanthocyanidin-rich extracts in cellular models of Parkinson’s disease

March 25, 2014

Neuroprotective effects of anthocyanin- and proanthocyanidin-rich extracts in cellular models of Parkinson’s disease. Brain Research. February 2014. Epub ahead of print. Katherine E. Strathearn, Gad G. Yousef, Mary H. Grace, Susan L. Roy, Mitali A. Tambe, Mario G. Ferruzzi, Qing-Li Wu, James E. Simon, Mary Ann Lila and Jean-Christophe Rochet. Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University; Departments of Food Science […]

Impact of Interspecific Introgression on Anthocyanin Profiles of Southern Highbush Blueberry

March 22, 2014

Impact of Interspecific Introgression on Anthocyanin Profiles of Southern Highbush Blueberry. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science. March 2014. Gad G. Yousef1, Mary Ann Lila2, Ivette Guzman3, James R. Ballington4; Allan F. Brown1 1Plants for Human Health Institute, Department of Horticultural Science and Department of Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina Research […]

New research trial shows blueberries’ potential

July 03, 2013

Scoop Independent News .New research trial shows blueberries’ potential for reducing hyperglycemia, weight gain and cholesterol levels. “The blueberry’s ability to intervene in conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and obesity is of critical importance,” says trial leader. The results of a recently published research study highlight blueberries’ potential to play a significant role in […]

Food-compatible method for the efficient extraction and stabilization of cranberry pomace polyphenols

June 21, 2013

Food-compatible method for the efficient extraction and stabilization of cranberry pomace polyphenols. Food Chemistry. E-pub June 21, 2013. Diana E. Roopchand, Christian G. Krueger, Kristin Moskal, Bertold Fridlendere, Mary Ann Lila, Ilya Raskin. The State University of New Jersey, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, New Brunswick,NJ;  Complete Phytochemical Solutions, LLC, Cambridge, WI; University of […]

Blueberries and Your Mind

April 09, 2013

Carol L. Cheatham, PhD, a developmental cognitive neuroscientist and an assistant professor of psychology at UNC Chapel Hill and the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute, is leading the B.E.R.R.Y Study, which stands for Blueberries: Exciting Research Relevant to You. The study is enrolling 65 to 79 year olds who are just beginning to experience memory issues but […]

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT ON ANTIOXIDANT CONTENT OF TEN RASPBERRY CULTIVARS

June 13, 2009

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECT ON ANTIOXIDANT CONTENT OF TEN RASPBERRY CULTIVARS P.P. Moore, P. Perkins-Veazie, C.A. Weber, L. Howard Abstract: Ten red raspberry cultivars grown in New York and Washington were harvested in 2002 and 2003 and analyzed for fruit composition and antioxidant content. The contributions of production environment and year were compared to genetic variability. Fruit […]