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.

In the News: Unscrambling Specialty Eggs

How do you decide which eggs to buy? Does color matter? And how do eggs become fortified with omega-3’s? With the increasing variety of nutrient-enhanced and specialty eggs in today’s supermarkets, including vegetarian, organic, cage-free, free-range and omega-3, what selection will provide the most affordable nutrition? To answer these questions, Registered Dietitian Kari Kooi and the KHOU 11 news crew...

What’s For Dinner Wednesday: Dietary Sources of Vitamin D

Like me, you have probably taken note of the great deal of attention health media give to vitamin D research. It's no wonder when recent studies suggest that vitamin D may provide protection from osteoporosis, hypertension (high blood pressure), cancer and several autoimmune diseases. As a result, many people ask me how they can get more vitamin D out of their diet. I imagine I am not the...

School Nutrition Professionals Think Outside the Shell

Donna Martin, EdS, RD, LD, SNS and Director School Nutrition Program for the Burke County Board of Education, and I spoke to a group of energetic school nutrition professionals at the School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Annual National Conference (ANC) last week. The room was at capacity with 240 people coming to hear our talk, “Thinking Outside the Shell for Exceptional...