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: Convenience Outweighs Cost in Contributing to Obesity

An article in Forbes this week highlighted data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), indicating that convenience plays a larger role in obesity than cost. This data challenges the belief that the price of healthy food leads consumers, especially those with tight budgets, to seek out cheaper and less-healthy items in the grocery store. In fact, the...

Training for a Race? Improving Performance? Don’t Forget Protein!

Whether you are training for your first 5K or a marathon, proper nutrition is very important. Protein is sometimes overlooked as an important nutrient in running, but it is great for impact and recovery. An article from Runner’s World discusses some of the research behind protein and includes ways for runners to include protein throughout the day. Ultimately, eating adequate...

Introducing “What’s for Dinner?” Wednesdays! Protein Packed Summer Salad

You may have noticed we’ve been getting creative over here at ENC to increase the number of blog posts that provide tips, recipes and nutrition information that can be applied to daily life. To that end, we are unveiling “What’s for Dinner?” Wednesdays! Each Wednesday, we will post an egg-cellent recipe that focuses on a key nutritional element. We hope...