anti-inflammatory

Can Wild Blueberries Boost Your Memory? NC State PHHI on the Today Show

April 06, 2018

Originally posted and aired on the Today Show. Follow the link to view the segment. This week, TODAY is exploring longevity foods with unique, health-boosting properties that may help you live longer. With plenty of fiber and different vitamins, many fresh fruits are great for you — but we’re truly wild for wild blueberries. Having […]

Resveratrol-based prodrug may be a safe aspirin substitute

December 11, 2015

New research from the North Carolina A&T State University at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC confirmed that a patented, resveratrol-based prodrug reduces aspirin side effects and enhances the anti-cancer properties of both aspirin and resveratrol. Aspirin is recognized as the over-the-counter-drug for pain and fever relief and the prevention of cardiovascular disease, […]

Phytochemical Characterization, Anti-inflammatory and Lipolytic Activities of Pistachio Hulls, Skins, and Kernels

April 07, 2015

Phytochemical Characterization, Anti-inflammatory and Lipolytic Activities of Pistachio Hulls, Skins, and Kernels, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Mary Grace Dr1, Debora Esposito1, Michael Timmers1 and Mary Ann Lila1 1Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences Plants for Human Health Institute, NCSU Kannapolis NC United States Abstract Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and lipolytic properties of pistachio hull, skin, and kernel extracts were evaluated here. All […]

Phytochemical Characterization And Anti-inflammatory Activity Of The Mexican Fruit Styrax ramirezii Greenm

April 07, 2015

Phytochemical Characterization And Anti-inflammatory Activity Of The Mexican Fruit Styrax ramirezii Greenm, Apr 2015, The FASEB Journal, Jorge Guerrero-Medina2 and Mary Ann Lila1, Michael Timmers Dr1, 1PHHI, Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences North Carolina State University Kannapolis North Caolina United States 2Agrobiologia Department Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo Uruapan Michoacán Mexico Abstract With an increasing […]

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

April 22, 2014

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 […]

Dose-response to 3 months of quercetin-containing supplements on metabolite and quercetin conjugate profile in adults

November 08, 2012

Dose-response to 3 months of quercetin-containing supplements on metabolite and quercetin conjugate profile in adults. The British Journal of Nutrition. November 2012. Cialdella-Kam L, Nieman DC, Sha W,Meaney MP, Knab AM, Shanely RA. Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory. Abstract Quercetin, a flavonol in fruits and vegetables, has been demonstrated to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and […]

Identification of phase II metabolites of thiol-conjugated [6]-shogaol in mouse urine using high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.

September 10, 2012

Identification of phase II metabolites of thiol-conjugated [6]-shogaol in mouse urine using high-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography, September 2012. Chen H, Sang S. Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Abstract Ginger is frequently consumed as a spice and has numerous medicinal properties. Extensive research […]

Metabolism of [6]-shogaol in mice and in cancer cells.

April 11, 2012

Metabolism of [6]-shogaol in mice and in cancer cells. Drug Metablism and Disposition: The Biological Fate of Chemicals, April 2012. Chen H, Lv L, Soroka D, Warin RF, Parks TA, Hu Y, Zhu Y, Chen X, Sang S. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies. Abstract Ginger has received […]

Influence of quercetin supplementation on disease risk factors in community-dwelling adults

April 11, 2011

KnabAM,Shanely RA,Henson DA,Jin F,Heinz SA,Austin MD,Nieman DC. Influence of quercetin supplementation on disease risk factors in community-dwelling adults.AppalachianStateUniversity, Kannapolis, NC, USA. J Am Diet Assoc.2011 Apr;111(4):542-9. Abstract BACKGROUND: In vitro data indicate quercetin has antioxidative and anti-inflammatory functions with the potential to lower disease risk factors, but data in human beings are limited. OBJECTIVE: The […]

Plant extracts from Central Asia showing anti-inflammatory activities in gene expression assays

March 14, 2008

Dey, Moul, C. Ripoll, R. Pouleva, R. Dorn, I. Aranovich, D Zaurov, A Kurmukov, M. Eliseyeva, I. Belolipov, A. Akimaliev, I. Sodombekov, D. Akimaliev, M.A. Lila and I. Raskin. 2008. Plant extracts from Central Asia showing anti-inflammatory activities in gene expression assays. Phytotherapy Research 22: 929-934. Abstract Plant natural products remain a good resource for […]