fruits

NC Lt. Governor Dan Forest to Attend Standard Process Opening

April 06, 2018

Standard Process, the pioneering company that introduced whole food nutrient solutions to the United States, will officially open the Standard Process Nutrition Innovation Center on April 24, 2018. The facility is located in the Kannapolis Research Center (North Carolina Research Campus, David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building) and will be headed by John Troup, PhD, […]

Research at NC State improves the carrot

August 25, 2016

Read the original article on The Technician. NC State assistant professor and author Massimo Iorizzo spends most of his days working with plant and fruit genetics and has published scientific articles on everything from cranberries to potatoes. His most recent work in carrots may change the future of how the root vegetable is studied. Iorizzo […]

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Baked Oatmeal Casserole

April 15, 2016

Casserole Ingredients: Oats Brown sugar Baking powder Cinnamon Blueberries Strawberries Banana Milk Egg Vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees and coat a 9×13” pan with non-stick spray. In a large bowl, mix 2 cups rolled oats, 1/3 cup brown sugar 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1 container diced strawberries and 1 container […]

Bioactive Brief: Fruits and Vegetables to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

January 26, 2016

In a recent editorial in the journal Medicine & Aromatic Plants, Leonard Williams, PhD, director of the North Carolina A&T State University Center for Excellence in Post-harvest Technologies, described how the phytochemicals in fruits and vegetables could prevent colorectal cancer. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer […]

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 […]

Charlotte Residents Challenged to “Get Up and Grow” August 7-13

July 23, 2015

Charlotte is one of 44 destinations on North American summer tour celebrating the nutritional and taste appeal of fruits and vegetables. Local residents can sample recipes, make their own smoothies and take the Get Up and Grow! Healthy Eating Pledge. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 23, 2015) — One of the country’s largest research institutes devoted to health and nutrition […]

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 plantsforhumanhealth.ncsu.edu. The new section is focused on sharing information directly from PHHI […]

Dole Challenges North America to “Get Up and Grow!” in 2015

February 18, 2015

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Dole is using its position as one of the world’s largest providers of fresh fruits and vegetables to make the planet a happier, healthier place in 2015. Determined to show that a produce-based lifestyle has far-reaching and delicious benefits, the Westlake Village, Calif.-based health and nutrition leader has brought together all areas […]

5 Ways to Make Cancer Research Work for You

September 11, 2014

Read the article as posted on UNC Nutrition Research Institute’s website. By Harriet Sugar Miller, for Zester Daily July 24, 2014 Garlic, broccoli, green tea and turmeric: Health experts keep telling us to consume these foods to fight cancer. But articles from a New York Times science journalist are challenging the view that diet can prevent cancer. The evidence […]