functional foods

Aimutis Tapped to Lead N.C. Food Processing Innovation Center

June 22, 2018

Read the original article on the NC State Agriculture and Life Science website. An R&D expert with more than 30 years of experience in corporate and academic settings, Bill Aimutis has been named director of the North Carolina Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC), a one-of-a-kind enterprise housed in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’ll take […]

Botanical Provenance of Traditional Medicines From Carpathian Mountains at the Ukrainian-Polish Border

June 21, 2018

Kozlowska W1, Wagner C2,3, Moore EM2,4, Matkowski A1, Komarnytsky S2,5. Botanical Provenance of Traditional Medicines From Carpathian Mountains at the Ukrainian-Polish Border. Front Pharmacol. 2018 Apr 5;9:295. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00295. eCollection 2018. Author information 1 Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Medical University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland. 2 Plants for Human Health Institute, North Carolina State University, Kannapolis, NC, United States. 3 Department […]

Raising the Bar: NCSU’s Protein-Polyphenol Mix Creates Soft, Shelf-stable, Protein-packed Functional Foods

May 18, 2016

NASA plans to have humans on Mars by 2036, which means they need to figure out how to feed astronauts and keep them healthy for the three-year round-trip without weighing down the spacecraft. Mary Ann Lila, PhD, director of the NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the NC Research Campus, has […]

N.C. A&T to research new approach to peanut allergies

December 15, 2015

Read the original article on the NC A&T website. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University continues to lead the charge against peanut allergies, as evidenced by its recent $500,000 grant from the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) for researching new immunotherapies. In the U.S., approximately 3 million people report mild to severe allergies […]