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.

Advances in Protein Research

Is it just me or is there growing interest in understanding the importance of the long overlooked macronutrient protein? Protein has always seemed like the Cinderella of diet planning. Carbohydrates and fats always commanded much more attention in dietary guidance, including protein as only afterthought. As the baby boomer generation enters their senior years there seems to be a growing...

Bite Into Breakfast and You May Also Take a Bite Out of Diabetes

Today’s blog post is written by Allison Fischer, Dietetic Intern at Loyola University. Enjoy! By now you have most certainly heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. There are many benefits to eating breakfast – positive impacts on learning and memory, increased likelihood of meeting daily nutrient intake recommendations, lower BMI, and avoiding weight gain. Another...

Balance Your Plate-Sleep

Sleep is an important part of balancing your life plate. However, as we get busy our sleep patterns tend to be affected. When these patterns are affected, we see that diet and many other parts of the plate are compromised as well. I saw a great blog post by fellow RD, Joan Salge Blake, about new research regarding sleep and...

Breakfast Around the World – What’s on “Their Plates”

I recently read a Today’s Dietitian article that discussed Best Breakfasts From Around the World and loved to see that eggs are a common breakfast food in other countries.  One key difference is the foods the people in other countries eat with the eggs- the eggs have great company-healthy and colorful plates in many instances. Interestingly enough many of these...