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A Banana Peel a Day Keeps the . . .

October 15, 2015

What you need to know about some zany food claims by Jennifer Anju Grossman Read the original article on Healthzette. “Banana peels are good for you.” “Better to nosh on the peel than the actual fruit, which contains lots of fructose.” “Banana peels are the best weight-loss weapon ever.” Most busy people have no idea […]

Chef Mark Allison: Changing the Nutrition Conversation

October 15, 2015

By Kelly Hensel Read the original article in Food Technologies Magazine. As the first director of culinary nutrition for the Dole Nutrition Institute (DNI), Mark Allison hangs his chef whites next to lab coats and lines his cookbooks up next to scientific journals. He collaborates with plant, food, and nutritional scientists at DNI and the […]

The NCRC Is Changing the Landscape of Health Care

September 14, 2015

As written for Cabarrus Magazine. Learn more about how the NCRC is changing the landscape of health care in our latest edition of Bioactive Magazine and by watching our latest video on Individualizing Health Care. From the community to the clinic, the NC Research Campus (NCRC) is changing the landscape of healthcare from reactive and treatment-centered to […]

Dole Organic Pineapple Promotion Helps Support Organic Farmers Worldwide

March 05, 2015

Read the original article on PerishableNews.com. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Dole has launched a month-long promotion that enlists its wholesale and retail customers to support organic farmers worldwide. Starting March 1, 2015, the leading fresh fruit and vegetable provider will donate $1 for every box of DOLE® Organic Pineapples purchased by a wholesaler or retailer […]

Google X’s Newest Breakthrough Endeavor (and How Duke Is Involved)

January 08, 2015

By Ibanca Anand, @IbancaAnand Read original article as published on Excitevent. A policeman is observing his night duty when he notices a man searching for something under a lamppost. He approaches the man and asks what the matter is, and the man informs him that he’s lost his keys. After several minutes of looking together, the […]

One of America’s Oldest Billionaires is into Health and Nutrition. Where will his fortune go?

July 22, 2014

By: Alyssa Ochs Inside Philanthropy Link to original article With a net worth of $2.4 billion, 91-year-old David H. Murdock has made some huge contributions to the fields of medical research and higher education. Murdock is owner and chairman of the Dole Food Company, located in Westlake Village California, and he’s the owner and CEO […]

N.C. Scientists Work To Develop Fat-Burning Product

September 12, 2013

Thu, 09/12/2013 – 10:30am Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal Get today’s manufacturing headlines and news – Sign up now! WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — It sounds on the surface like a too-good-to-be-true infomercial offer – boost your metabolism and burn fat during your sleep. However, a group of scientists at the N.C. Research Campus, led by researcher […]

Researchers track enhanced “leaky gut” effect of exercise

September 10, 2013

University News BOONE—In science, the pursuit to prove one hypothesis often leads to a different discovery. Such was the case for researchers from Appalachian State University, Dole Food Company and N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute. A runner drinks a blueberry and green tea polyphenol-soy protein complex prior to participating in a study […]

New findings about absorption and afterburn after exercise

September 05, 2013

New findings from a collaborative study by Appalachian State University, Dole Food Company and NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute show some of the first evidence in a human clinical trial of an alternate route of polyphenolic absorption via the colon and a polyphenolic metabolic afterburn following exercise. The study shows clear evidence […]

Exercise and Polyphenols- Absorption and Afterburn Effect First to be Found in Human Study

September 03, 2013

NCRC News For Immediate Release   Contacts: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus Justin Moore Extension Communications NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute Jane Nicholson Director of University News Appalachian State University Read the full story.   (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- September 3, 2013) New findings from a collaborative study by […]