chronic disease

Bioactive Brief: Ginger-Derived Compounds Activate Cytoprotective Molecules

May 26, 2016

In an innovative study from NC Research Campus partners at the NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies (the Sang lab) and the NC Central Nutrition Research Program (the Leung lab), scientists discovered four novel, cytoprotective compounds derived from dry ginger that act as the “most potent Nrf2 activators” in a zebrafish embryo model. The […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support from Aetna Foundation

June 04, 2015

Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) was awarded $25,000 from the Aetna Foundation to support the Eat Smart, Live Well program in 2015. Eat Smart, Live Well is a new nutritional outreach program targeting low-income and underserved populations in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg Counties. The program will include holistic nutrition education that addresses key barriers to healthy eating. […]

New Web Resource Highlights Research-based Connections Between Food & Disease

March 05, 2015

By Megan Bame Read the original article on the NC State Plants for Human Health Institute website. N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis recently published a new web resource titled, Healthy Living, found at The new section is focused on sharing information directly from PHHI […]