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.

Fun Fact Friday: The Company Eggs Keep – It’s Up To You

Today’s post comes from Julie Rothenberg, a dietetic intern at Loyola University Chicago. She is also currently working towards her Master of Science degree in dietetics, which she plans to receive in May 2013. Julie has really been enjoying her rotation at the Egg Nutrition Center and states that her experience has enhanced her understanding of educating health professionals and...

A Closer Look at the Effects of High Protein Intake on Weight Loss

Today’s blog post is written by Emmaline Rasmussen, Dietetic Intern. Emmaline studies Dietetics and Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and will be eligible to sit for the registered dietitian exam in December of 2012. She is an avid food and nutrition enthusiast as well as a certified yoga teacher. In a nation where the number of overweight...

Nutrition Research Update – Special Cholesterol Edition

Dietary cholesterol has long been a hot topic surrounded with interest and confusion among consumers and health professionals alike. For this reason, ENC’s latest issue of Nutrition Research Update (NRU) focuses specifically on the theme of dietary cholesterol, exploring recent research and news related to cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and lipoprotein metabolism.  Click here to view the full Nutrition Research Update –...

Promoting Health Through November And Beyond

Today’s post comes from Dixie Harms, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, BC-ADM, FAANP. Dixie is a family nurse practitioner at Family Medicine of Urbandale in Urbandale, IA and also serves as Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the University of Iowa College of Nursing. She specializes in diabetes care and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. Dixie is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor...

Enjoy Halloween Candy but Be Mindful of Sugar Intake Year Round

Today’s blog post comes from Mary Donkersloot, a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant with a private nutrition practice in Beverly Hills, California. Donkersloot has helped individuals dealing with diabetes, heart disease, weight management, and eating disorders for more than 20 years. She is also one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors. Every year at this time the question comes up.  How should parents handle...