Whole Grains

Baked Oatmeal with Blueberries

March 21, 2017

Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups milk 1 large egg 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 cups blueberries, or other berries, fresh or frozen Preparation: Preheat the oven to 375F Butter […]

whole grains

Breaking Down the Dietary Guidelines – Eating Whole Grains

March 03, 2016

Whole grains are the topic of our latest article explaining the new recommendations in the most recent federal dietary guidelines. University and corporate scientists at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina, are devoted to providing scientific evidence supporting consumption of plant-based foods, like whole grains. The new dietary guidelines recommend eating grains […]

Whole Grains: Eating to Prescribing Grains for Better Health, Cancer Prevention

June 28, 2013

Understanding the biology of grains is only one challenge. Understanding how they interact with human biology to prevent disease is another. Shengmin Sang, PhD, associate professor and lead scientist in functional food for NC A&T State University’s Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies (CEPHT) at the NCRC, envisions his research contributing to the day when […]

Grains for Better Health and Disease Prevention

June 13, 2013

  Shengmin Sang, PhD, with the NC A&T Center for Excellence in Post-Harvest Technologies, is researching metabolites and dietary markers of grains like wheat and rye that can help increase their use as a preventative for diabetes and lung and colon cancer. Sang and  NC A&T’s Guibing Chen, PhD, are experimenting with a process called microfluidization […]