Rishipal Bansode

Production and characterization of biochars from agricultural by-products for use in soil quality enhancement

April 24, 2014

Production and characterization of biochars from agricultural by-products for use in soil quality enhancement Apr 24, 2014 D. Rehraha, M.R. Reddyb, J.M. Novakc, R.R. Bansodeb, K.A. Schimmelb, J. Yub, D.W. Wattsc, M. Ahmednaa,    Department of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar b Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, North Carolina Agricultural and […]

What are Lipids?

December 15, 2013

By Rishipal Bansode, PhD, NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies Lipids are a variety of compounds that are non-soluble in water and include fats, oil, waxes, phospholipids and steroids that are easily stored in the body. Because some lipids are fats, they often get a bad rap. Actually, lipids are involved in very important […]

NC A&T Finds Health Benefits in Peanut Skin Extract

December 15, 2013

Rishipal Bansode, PhD, with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, recently found that in an animal model an extract of peanut skin polyphenols reduced lipid levels in the blood stream. The study also showed up to a 30 percent loss of belly fat in the study animals. The findings were published in […]

Peanut Skin Polyphenols Lower Lipid Levels, Reduce Fat

December 03, 2013

For Immediate Release Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director NC Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net   Laurie Gengenbach NCA&T Communications lagengen@ncat.edu View the full story.   (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- December 3, 2013) Scientists with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis have discovered in […]

Researchers find peanut skins could help reduce fat

December 02, 2013

TWC News: Researchers find peanut skins could help reduce fat Play now By: Jenna Barnes KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Every year, United States farmers produce an estimated five billion pounds of peanuts, but most of the shells and skins end up in the trash. Researchers at North Carolina A&T have found the parts thrown away might […]

Peanut Skin Polyphenols Prove Effective in Lowering Lipid Levels

November 03, 2013

Rishipal Bansode, PhD, with the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologiesat the NC Research Campus, recent findings published in the journal Food Chemistry demonstrated in an animal model that peanut skin polyphenols, specifically A-type procyanidin, can lower lipid levels. The findings are part of the process to develop […]