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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 […]

Taking Sweet Potatoes Beyond the Thanksgiving Feast

October 22, 2015

By Megan Bame, NC State Plants for Human Health Institute Read the original story. KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Like many other holiday foods, sweet potatoes are available year-round, but mysteriously reserved for seasonal feasts on most American tables. As fall approaches, the color palate of magazine spreads change from bright summer hues to mostly orange, burgundy, […]