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: Give Your Oatmeal an Egg Protein Boost

In a recent post, we talked about the benefits of eating breakfast, including improved cognitive function, better school performance and improved markers for overall health. We also highlighted research on the added benefits of including high-quality egg protein at breakfast, such as heightened satiety throughout the day. However, on hectic mornings, convenience often trumps healthy eating. When thinking of quick...

Keeping Exercise Up as the Weather Cools Down

Today’s post is written by Dr. Jason Karp. Dr. Karp holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology and is a nationally recognized running coach, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and owner of RunCoachJason.com. He writes for international running, coaching, and fitness magazines, is the author of five books, including 101 Winning Racing Strategies for Runners and Running for Women,...

Breakfast Eaters Reap the Benefits

For various reasons, breakfast is one of the most commonly skipped meals of the day. We all lead busy lives and often in the morning, we are more worried about getting our coffee than something to eat! However, research has repeatedly demonstrated the importance of making time for even a quick morning meal. The Huffington Post recently featured a slide...

“What’s for Dinner?” Wednesday: Phosphorus-Rich Egg & Pasta Skillet

In today’s post, we’re taking a closer look at the nutrient phosphorus, the second most prevalent mineral in the body (to calcium). Phosphorus is essential for healthy bones, teeth and cell membranes. It’s also important for nutrient metabolism, muscle growth and energy production. Adults need 700 mg of phosphorus per day, while kids 9 to 18 years old need 1,250...

Looking Through the Eyes of an ENC Intern: FNCE 2012

Tessa Adcock is a dietetic student at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has spent four weeks of her supervised practice with ENC. During the UIC graduate program, Tessa has served as a research assistant on a project with the Institute of Health Research and Policy at UIC involving school district student wellness policies. Tessa holds a Bachelor of Art...