NCA&T Center for Excellence in Post-harvest Technologies

Plant Compounds Delay Diabetic Complications, Offer New Treatment Options

September 22, 2015

Research from Shengmin Sang, PhD, at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC, is proving that ginger compounds and some flavonoids are effective at stopping physiological processes that lead to diabetic complications.   Scientific evidence is building that plant compounds may be a safe and effective alternative to approved pharmaceutical treatments for type 2 diabetes […]

The Skinny on Trans Fat

July 06, 2015

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in June took the final step to ban partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) or trans fat when they announced that food manufacturers have three years to remove them completely from processed foods. Addressing the importance of the ban, Rishipal Bansode, PhD, research scientist with NCA&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest […]