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May 28, 2013

PHHI researchers enhance combat rations with fruits, vegetables

North Carolina State University is working with the U.S. Army to create functional food ingredients from fruits and vegetables that will be used to develop healthier, more portable combat rations for soldiers. 

Mar 20, 2013

Student Perspectives: Kristen Glosson

Guilford County native Kristen Glosson is creating new options for dairy farmers through her nutrition and animal science research at a newly enhanced dairy unit that's part of N.C. State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. As she pursues her master's degree, Glosson focuses on increasing the nutrient density of pasteurized whole milk for calves. 

Feb 7, 2013

Sustained Efforts

CALS student Becky Dobosy travels near and far to put nutrition, sustainable ag knowledge to work. 

Jan 23, 2013

New state obesity prevention plan announced this week

Dr. Carolyn Dunn, N.C. Cooperative Extension nutrition specialist, is lead author of new obesity prevention plan released by Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina. 

Oct 31, 2012

Shellie Pfohl to visit with young food justice leaders in Goldsboro

Shellie Pfohl, executive director of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, will visit Goldsboro on Thursday, Nov. 1, to learn about community food systems efforts and youth-led food justice initiatives. News media are invited to cover any events and are encouraged to contact Shorlette Ammons to let her know where they plan to join the tour. 

Sep 16, 2012

Program teaches participants to 'Shop Smart'

With just $10 to spend on food, a mother and her teenage daughter came away from a Durham Food Lion recently with quite a bit of food: two yogurts, bananas, lettuce, strawberries, cucumbers, salad dressing and bread. The two were among a group participating in Durham County Cooperative Extension’s “Shop Smart, Eat Smart and Move More” program. 

Jul 23, 2012

Allen honored by Food Technologists

Dr. Jonathan C. Allen, professor of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, has received the 2012 Gilbert A. Leveille Award given by the Institute of Food Technologists. 

Jun 27, 2012

App taps kids’ interest in technology to open door to gardening and the out of doors

A new electronic game from UNC-TV and North Carolina Cooperative Extension is designed to get kids interested in spending time outdoors growing their own fruits and vegetables. 

CALS Magazine Happy Piggy

Feb 24, 2012

People, pigs and infant formula

People, pigs and infant formula would seem a strange combination, but a study involving baby pigs reveals much about what makes a nutritious (human) infant formula. 

Jan 12, 2012

Lifelong learners, lifelong leaders

Nutrition Leaders come together one last time as they wind up decades of service to N.C. State University’s seafood extension education program.