Faces of Baseline

July 12, 2018

Read the original article by Emily Ford. One year after joining the Project Baseline study, the first participants enrolled by the Duke University School of Medicine celebrated their study anniversary by reflecting on the journey so far and sharing their hopes for the years to come. The study is the first initiative of Project Baseline, an […]

The 7 Best Supplements For Men

October 13, 2016

Read the original article from             Choline Choline repairs DNA and supports brain function. A deficiency can raise your risk of liver damage and even liver cancer, says Steven Zeisel, M.D., Ph.D., director of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute. In one study, people who ate the most choline cut […]

5 Ways Berries Can Improve Your Health

May 26, 2016

Originally published in Charlotte Magazine by Allison Futterman Scientist Mary Ann Lila is internationally known for her work with berries. As director of N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, she’s involved in projects with the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Army, and NASA. She and […]

Stay Happy to Stay Well- How merrymaking cuts your cold risk

December 10, 2015

by Jennifer Anju Grossman Read the original article on Healthzette. Being sick can be a bummer, but can being bummed out make you sick? The answer is yes, according to new research that suggests a link between a lower mood and higher rates of infection. Psychologist Sheldon Cohen of Carnegie Mellon University looked at how psychological […]

Boosting Phyto-Benefits for Better Health and Longevity

March 12, 2013

Published in the Charlotte Observer’s Pulse Magazine.  Broccoli, blueberries and bananas are already tagged “super foods” meaning they are more nutritious than most other fruits and vegetables.  Yet, under the microscopes at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, scientists are finding ways to boost their benefits. The NCRC is a public-private research center […]

Interactions Between Flavonoids that Benefit Human Health

June 13, 2009

Interactions Between Flavonoids that Benefit Human Health Mary Ann Lila Abstract Interactions between anthocyanin pigments and other flavonoids or other phytochemicals accumulating within a plant contribute significantly to the ability of natural plant extracts (ingested as food or pharmaceutical product) to protect human health or mitigate disease damage. Interactions are the rule, rather than the […]