Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Month: January 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.

Egg Nutrition Center Request for Research FELLOWSHIP Proposals 2012

ENC is soliciting research fellowship proposals for the 2012 grant year. A letter of intent is due Friday, March 16, 2012 See the research section of the website for more details. Below are ENC 2012 Research Priorities: 1. Nutrition in health and disease: • Obesity: particular emphasis on childhood obesity. • Heart disease: effect of eggs on lipoprotein or cholesterol...

The Egg is Incredible

What makes them incredible? Eggs are one of nature's most nourishing creations and an Egg A Day is OK for everyone! Eggs are an affordable, convenient source of high quality protein with varying amounts of the 13 essential vitamins and minerals. To top it off they are only 70 calories, so it is considered a nutrient dense food meaning a...

Nutrition Unscrambled 1st Anniversary

Turning the page on the calendar and starting a new year makes one pause and think about all that seemed so important in the prior year. Nutrition is an evolving science. We often feel sure that eating according to the currently accepted guidance will help us maintain good health, until research contradicts that guidance the following year. In 2011, Nutrition...

Enjoy your food, but eat less – Top 5

Enjoy your food, but eat less-Here are my top 5 things to “eat less” to achieve better health 1.Restaurant food (uniformed choices): Dining out is common, but even registered dietitians cannot always tell how many calories are in the food and what has been added. Many people rely on dining out for a variety of reasons, but they can ask...