Bioactive Brief: Investigating the Anti-Diabetic Effects of Compounds in Apples, Tea, and Ginger

February 02, 2016

Scientists from the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, one of the research partners at the NC Research Campus, published a study this month in the journal Phytomedicine examining the prevention of diabetic complications from cytotoxic compounds and their anti-diabetic effects. A compound called methylglyoxal can […]

Collaborations Driving Ginger Research For Cancer, Anemia Treatments

December 09, 2012

Ginger is more appreciated for its aromatic and tangy taste that is  enjoyed the world over in everything from entrées to baked goods. Beyond the kitchen, the spice has been used for centuries to calm digestive upsets.  More recent studies have found that bioactive components in ginger have strong anti-oxidative, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-diabetic activities. […]