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AL Brown Heads to Cabarrus Chef Challenge Finale Wednesday Night

December 12, 2017

Healthy holidays never tasted or smelled so good thanks to the creative ideas presented by AL Brown and Northwest Cabarrus high schools during the second round of the 5th Annual Cabarrus Chef Challenge, presented by Cabarrus Health Alliance. The team to advance to the finale on Wednesday, December 13 is AL Brown. They will face the […]

Cox Mill High School Advances in Cabarrus Chef Challenge

December 11, 2017

After 10 minutes of planning and an hour of chopping, sautéing, mixing and boiling, the team to move forward in the 5th Annual Cabarrus Chef Challenge is Cox Mill High School. The Cox Mill team presented a healthy holiday meal of eight dishes that included a green salad with homemade balsamic vinaigrette, a Santa-designed fruit […]

Join the Healthy Living Cooking Series to Reaffirm that Resolution for a New You in the New Year

January 13, 2016

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The New Year often allows time to reflect on lifestyle choices that can lead to a happier, healthier life. The Healthy Living Cooking Series, offered by N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), focuses on disease prevention and healing through food choices and preparation methods. Aubrey Mast, Extension associate in […]

Cook to Preserve Phyto-Nutrient Benefits

November 15, 2013

A study led by the Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health found that the risk of type 2 diabetes was reduced by seven percent when people ate three servings per week of blueberries, grapes and raisins. Getting the maximum health benefits from fruits like these depends on how they are prepared. A study by […]