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Metabolic Effects of Berries with Structurally Diverse Anthocyanins

February 23, 2017

John Overall, Sierra A. Bonney, Mickey Wilson, Arnold Beermann III, Mary H. Grace, Debora Esposito, Mary Ann Lila, and Slavko Komarnytsky (2017). Metabolic Effects of Berries with Structurally Diverse Anthocyanins. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18(2), 422. Author Affiliations 1. Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Research Campus, 600 Laureate […]

Berries the “Go To” Health Food: International Collaboration of Scientists Builds the Case

November 05, 2015

Scientists in North Carolina and New Zealand are collaborating and engaging with growers to build the scientific evidence to  convince consumers that berries are nature’s “go to” health food. By Jennifer Woodford, NCRC/DHMRI Media & Communications Manager  Kannapolis, NC- When consumers crave tasty, healthy and convenient foods, scientists at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) and […]

Prospects for Commercialisation of an Alaska Native Wild Resource as a Commodity Crop

June 13, 2011

Prospects for Commercialisation of an Alaska Native Wild Resource as a Commodity Crop Joshua Kellogg, Clyde Higgs and Mary Ann Lila The emerging research evidence regarding functional food health benefits, coupled with the modern rise in degenerative and lifestyle-related health conditions, has created a growing market in the United States: the super-fruit. Wild berries, which […]

Impact of Bioflavonoids from Berryfruits on Biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome

December 15, 2010

Impact of Bioflavonoids from Berryfruits on Biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome Mary Ann Lila , Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, 600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081, USA Abstract The phytochemical constituents which comprise many edible berry fruits have increasingly been linked to modulation of biomarkers associated with conditions of diabetes, overweight/obesity, and cardiovascular […]