probiotics

6 Secrets of Super-Healthy People

February 11, 2016

By Kimberly Goad Read the original article on WebMD. Admit it, you’re a little jealous of people who stockpile their sick days. While you sneeze and cough your way through cold and flu season, they show no signs of even a sniffle. Don’t just envy them. Steal their secrets for a stronger immune systemand a healthier […]

Polysaccharide Gums Keep Probiotics Alive in Yogurt, New Study Finds

October 22, 2015

More companies are building brands around probiotics. The challenge is keeping the probiotic cultures alive in products like yogurt so that consumers get the health benefits they are promised. New research published in the Journal of Nutritional Health & Food Engineering found that specific polysaccharide gums promote the growth of probiotics in yogurt. “Probiotics are very sensitive to […]

Healthy Living Cooking Series Returns: Learn about foods that may prevent or treat common diseases

September 10, 2015

  KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Two additional offerings of the Plants for Human Health, Health Living Cooking Series will be offered this fall, following the success of two full classes offered earlier this summer. Aubrey Mast, Extension associate, at N.C. State University’s Plants for Human Health Institute at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, will, again, […]