ENC Blog

ENC’s blog features articles on new research as well as recaps of meetings, reports, and other information related to eggs and health. Contact ENC if you are interested in writing a guest post.

Guiding Stars Updates Cholesterol Rating in Response to New Dietary Guidelines

Guiding Stars Image(1)Guiding Stars, North America's leading private nutrition guidance program, recently announced that the organization has updated its approach to factoring dietary cholesterol into its ratings system. The move came in response to evolving scientific evidence and changes reflected in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  Dr. Mitch Kanter, Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) spoke with Dr. Leslie Fischer, a...

Top Experts Present Perspectives on Cardiometabolic Health

Image(3)  On June 3, the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) was proud to sponsor a satellite symposium at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting in Boston, MA titled, Nutrition, Exercise & Cardiometabolic Health: New Concepts & Controversies.  Following introductory remarks by ENC’s Executive Director, Dr. Mitch Kanter, two of the nation’s top nutrition and fitness experts shared their perspectives...

Splurging on Spice

Splurging on Spices(2)A colorful array of spices is a hallmark of the sunny Mediterranean-style diet. When it comes to evidence-based eating patterns, the fruit- and vegetable- based Mediterranean diet has been the subject of scientific studies around the world. And the science stacks up; as a result, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends that the Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern – including eggs...

Eggs and the Traditional Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean DietInformation featured in “What is the Mediterranean Diet?” – An educational handout created by Oldways and its Mediterranean Foods Alliance, in collaboration with the Egg Nutrition Center.  Eggs have played a supporting role in the Mediterranean Diet for thousands of years. Ancient Phoenicians who lived in the Mediterranean region three thousand years ago kept chickens among their barnyard animals. An...