Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Year: 2012

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 an article on eggs for a guest post.

Paradigm Shift in Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Today’s post comes from Dr. Donald Layman. Dr. Layman is the Director of Research at the Egg Nutrition Center and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois and a leading researcher studying dietary needs for protein and amino acids. A recent review by Dr. Acheson in the European Journal of Clinical Nutritionhighlights a paradigm shift in medical practice for management...

Fueling Athletes for Winter Sports

Today’s post comes from Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS.   Ellis is a sports dietitian, who counsels athletic programs on nutrition and teaches athletes how to eat the right foods on a sensible schedule to fuel performance, prevent muscle cramps, finish strong and recover well. He is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel. Winter sports mean shorter days and...

Holiday Recipe Round-Up

Our blog post comes from one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors, Serena Ball, MS, RD.  Serena is a registered dietitian in St. Louis and mother of four kids. She blogs delicious recipes on the TeaspoonOfSpice blog. We like to wish our friends and co-workers “Happy Holidays” this time of year; so in an additional sentiment of good cheer, I’d like to...

Happy, Healthy Holidays!

Today’s post comes from supermarket dietitian Karen Buch, MS, RD, who leads the Weis Lifestyle Initiatives team for Weis Markets. In her role, she is responsible for consumer advocacy and strategic planning for Weis Markets’ growing health and wellness initiatives. Karen also serves as the editor-in-chief of Weis Healthy Bites™ magazine and serves as an ENC Health Professional Advisor. The...

Infant Introduction of Solid Foods

Today’s post comes from Chris Barry, PA-C, MMSc. Barry is a nationally certified physician assistant specializing in pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and currently serves as the Medical Liaison from the American Academy of Physician Assistants to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Barry...