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.

Health Experts Share Insights on Recent Egg Research

As discussed in a previous post, the recent study on egg consumption published in Atherosclerosis was surprising and contradicts more than 40 years of research demonstrating that healthy adults can enjoy eggs without significantly impacting their risk of heart disease. As we continued watching news on the topic unfold, we saw that many health professionals had independently reviewed the study...

What’s For Dinner Wednesdays: Get the “Full” Benefits of Protein

While protein receives much attention in traditional media for its role in muscle growth and repair, as health professionals, we know polypeptides are very versatile molecules with many benefits. In particular, protein has a profound effect on satiety, which can aid in weight management. Protein slows gastric emptying to the small intestine, allowing food to remain in the stomach for...

Breakfast: A Back-to-School Basic

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RD, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition writer for Woman’s World Magazine as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel. With a new school year on the horizon, parents are busy buying school...