CREDIBLE SCIENCE, INCREDIBLE EGG

egg picture

Eggs for Breakfast

Not all breakfasts are created equal when it comes to protein. Eggs are an all-natural, high-quality protein powerhouse.

Read More

This Month's Spotlight

Did you know that eating eggs for breakfast has shown to help overweight dieters lose more weight?

 
egg picture
  • 6 grams of protein Eggs contain the least expensive source of high quality protein at 20 cents per serving
  • Nutrient dense One egg has varying amounts of 14 essential nutrients including choline and vitamin D
  • 70 calories Eggs are nature's form of portion control

Egg Facts

The nutrient package of eggs can play a role in weight management, muscle strength, healthy pregnancy, brain function, eye health and more.

Filter Articles

Loading...

Nutrition Science

  • Video Research Reports
    Screen Shot 2016-01-25 at 12.49.43 PMVideo Research Report - Please choose from our list of researchers to view their videos.
  • Research We’ve Been Reading
    Please explore the latest research we've been reading here.
  • New Research: Eating Eggs at Breakfast May Help With Appetite and Caloric Intake Control in Kids
    As highlighted in a recent blog, higher protein breakfasts may reduce hunger in kids. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania recently confirmed these results in a study that compared the satiating properties of egg- versus two cereal grain-based breakfasts in children.
  • Protein Toolkit
    0111-04The materials in this tool kit will explore the important roles that protein serves in the body, current dietary protein recommendations, optimal protein intake recommendations for adults and how healthcare professionals can use new research to provide appropriate counsel for patients and clients.
  • Nutrition Research Update (NRU)
    The NRU provides quarterly updates of research happenings.

Egg Resources for Health Professionals

  • Recorded Webinars and Other Videos
    Recorded Webinars and Other Videos - See recorded videos like 'ENC-Funded Research Presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting in March 2015'
  • Patient/Client Education Materials
    Explore our latest items for Patient and Client Education.
  • Higher Protein Breakfast Reduces Hunger in Kids
    Children having breakfast in the kitchen at homeIf protein at breakfast shows benefits, it may help manage or prevent overweight in kids. Researchers at the University of Arkansas were interested in weight-related physiologic effects of high carbohydrate and high protein breakfasts among school aged kids. In focusing on kids, they noted that “In the U.S. 32% of children are overweight and 17% […]
  • Egg Allergy Information
    ENC often receives inquiries regarding allergens. A white paper is expected in the near future on egg allergies.
  • Continuing Education Opportunities
    The materials in this tool kit will explore the important roles that protein serves in the body, current dietary protein recommendations, optimal protein intake recommendations for adults and how healthcare professionals can use new research to provide appropriate counsel for patients and clients.

In The News

  • The New 2015 Dietary Guidelines and Eggs
    According to the results of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) eggs are an affordable, accessible, nutrient-rich source of high-quality protein, that can help Americans build healthful diets.