PHHI researchers enhance combat rations with fruits, vegetables
Date posted: May 28, 2013
North Carolina State University has gained support from 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. Researchers with N.C. State’s Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), located at the N.C. Research Campus in Kannapolis, are infusing protein powders and flours, the kinds found at health and nutrition stores, with health-promoting compounds from kale greens and muscadine grapes.
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From Issue: Spring 2013 Category: Media Releases, Noteworthy News, Perspectives