$2 Million Golden LEAF Gift Bolsters N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center

December 07, 2017

Read the original article on the NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences website.  The N.C. Food Processing and Innovation Center received another round of support as the Golden LEAF Foundation issued a grant for $2.2 million to purchase equipment for NC State University’s Kannapolis facility. This grant follows the Oct. 26, 2017 affirmative […]

Top 40 Foods For Polyphenols

September 22, 2017

Many of the foods you eat are loaded with polyphenols: plant-based compounds that are anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-infection. Polyphenols are considered non-nutritional, meaning that they help prevent disease and keep you healthy in a different way than vitamins, minerals, or other nutrients like carbohydrates, fats, and protein. David Nieman, DrPH, director of the Appalachian State […]

Whose Decision Is It, Anyway?

January 12, 2017

Read the original article from Progressive Grocer. Food makers, marketers seek consumers’ ‘bliss points’ It’s human nature for consumers to develop habits and seek out foods that satisfy our intense cravings. And so companies create products that meet people’s senory needs, according to a CNN report. “Food companies are interested in selling products that people want,” […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Federal Health and Human Services Grant

September 25, 2014

Work will focus on access to healthy food, physical activity opportunities, and clinical and community linkages Kannapolis, N.C. –Today Cabarrus Health Alliance was awarded a grant of $836,147 annually for three years to reduce morbidity and mortality related to chronic disease among African American and Hispanic populations in Cabarrus County. The Racial and Ethnic Approaches […]