Berries

Lightning Berry Smoothie

June 06, 2017

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 […]

5 Ways Berries Can Improve Your Health

May 26, 2016

Originally published in Charlotte Magazine by Allison Futterman Scientist Mary Ann Lila is internationally known for her work with berries. As director of N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, she’s involved in projects with the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Army, and NASA. She and […]

P2EP Interns Deliver a Taste of Research

June 18, 2015

                     For Immediate Release June 18, 2015      Contacts:    Megan Bame, N.C. State University, 704-250-5461 or megan_bame@ncsu.edu Jennifer Woodford, N.C. Research Campus, 704-200-5070 or jwoodford@ncresearchcampus.net   Kannapolis, NC- Friday, June 19 at 11 am in the Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) Wellness Kitchen at 300 […]

Comparative Analysis of Phenolic Content and Profile, Antioxidant Capacity, and Anti-inflammatory Bioactivity in Wild Alaskan and Commercial Vaccinium Berries.

November 19, 2013

Comparative Analysis of Phenolic Content and Profile, Antioxidant Capacity, and Anti-inflammatory Bioactivity in Wild Alaskan and Commercial Vaccinium Berries. Journal of Agriculture Food Chemistry. November 19, 2013 [Epub ahead of print] Grace MH, Esposito D, Dunlap KL, Lila MA. Plants for Human Health Institute, Food Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences Department, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Research […]

Where the wild berries grow

February 13, 2012

By Jessica Wapner Cosmos Magazine The wild berries of Alaska may safeguard both the health and economic future of native communities, but only if rising temperatures don’t interfere first. Salmonberries belong to the same genus as raspberries. They have traditionally been used for treating wounds, and the leaves and stems of blackberries are used to treat […]

Berries from South America a Comprehensive Review on: Chemistry, Health Implications and Commercialization.

March 13, 2010

Schrenkinger, Maria Elisa, Jennifer Lotton, Mary Ann Lila and Elvira Gonzalez de Mejia. 2010. Berries from South America a Comprehensive Review on: Chemistry, Health Implications and Commercialization. Journal of Medicinal Food 13(2): 233-246. Abstract Dietary intake of berry fruits has been demonstrated to positively impact human health. Interest in exploring new and exotic types of […]

Phytochemical composition and metabolic performance enhancing activity of dietary berries traditionally used by native North Americans

March 14, 2008

Kraft, Tristan F. Burns, David M. Ribnicky, Randy B. Rogers, Moul Dey, Will Cefalu, David M. Gipp, Ilya Raskin and Mary Ann Lila. 2008. Phytochemical composition and metabolic performance enhancing activity of dietary berries traditionally used by native North Americans. Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry 56: 654-600. Abstract Four wild berry species, Amelanchier alnifolia, […]