Healthy Diet

Restaurant Forty Six, a part of the NCRC family, wins Best in Cabarrus County

June 25, 2017

CONCORD, NC (June 23, 2017) – The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau honored area hospitality and tourism professionals on Thursday evening at Chez François in Downtown Concord during the annual Celebrate Cabarrus event. “Over the past five years, we’ve honored so many deserving members of our hospitality industry,” said Cabarrus County CVB President and […]

Dole adds teams to ‘Get Up and Grow!’

April 06, 2016

Read the original article in The Packer. Dole Food Co. has launched a version of its Get Up and Grow! Together initiative that asks consumers to recruit friends, family or co-workers to take team pledges for a healthy lifestyle. Individual and team participants in the initiative’s Healthy Living Challenge can enter a pair of summer […]

Join the Healthy Living Cooking Series to Reaffirm that Resolution for a New You in the New Year

January 13, 2016

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – The New Year often allows time to reflect on lifestyle choices that can lead to a happier, healthier life. The Healthy Living Cooking Series, offered by N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), focuses on disease prevention and healing through food choices and preparation methods. Aubrey Mast, Extension associate in […]

Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

December 04, 2015

By Meghan Charpentier, Cabarrus Health Alliance As written for The Independent Tribune. ‘Tis the season for family gatherings, large dinners, and being challenged at the dessert table. While you have maintained steady and positive eating habits for ten solid months out of the year, do not let the last two months go to waiste! You […]

 Kannapolis Elementary Students become “Scientists for a Day”

November 05, 2015

By Megan Bame, NC State University Plants for Human Health Institute Twelve child-size lab coats are ready for wear at N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI) at the N.C. Research Campus, in Kannapolis. On Tuesday, November 17, a select group of aspiring young scientists will experience PHHI’s latest community outreach effort, “Scientist for a […]

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support from Aetna Foundation

June 04, 2015

Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) was awarded $25,000 from the Aetna Foundation to support the Eat Smart, Live Well program in 2015. Eat Smart, Live Well is a new nutritional outreach program targeting low-income and underserved populations in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg Counties. The program will include holistic nutrition education that addresses key barriers to healthy eating. […]

Leading the Charge for Food Safety as Part of a Healthy Diet

June 20, 2013

Published by Business Today, June 2013 Blueberries and brain health, chia seeds and their nutritional impact, broccoli and preventing eye disease — these are examples of some of the most recent findings from the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis. The catch is that people can only enjoy the health benefits of fruits and vegetables if […]