Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Year: 2013

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.

Kick Start Your Metabolism with a Better Breakfast

Today’s post comes from Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD/LD. Zelman is the Director of Nutrition for WebMD.  Zelman has extensive media experience, including 12 years as a national spokeswoman and an elected member of the board of directors for the American Dietetic Association (ADA)-now the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and currently serves as one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors. You’ve...

Keeping Health Professionals Well when Viruses are Going Around

You may have noticed a trend this month on posts about staying healthy! Even health professionals need gentle reminders for themselves and clients about preventing flu, hand washing, eating well and being active and overall stress management. Today, Dixie Harms reminds us as health professionals about steps we can take to minimize flu risk and keep us (and others healthy). Dixie...

Managing Stress during the Holidays

Keeping the Fun in Holiday Fun  It’s mid-December, and the holidays are upon us! Exciting, right? Hopefully you and your clients are already enjoying the festivities of the season, but for many people, the next few weeks bring along added stress that can dampen spirits and make the season a little less bright. From making travel plans to buying gifts...

Brief Protein Research Round Up

Here’s what we’ve been reading here at ENC regarding protein the past couple of weeks! Check the articles out! Protein/Macronutrient Composition “Myofibrillar muscle protein synthesis rates subsequent to a meal in response to increasing doses of whey protein at rest and after resistance exercise”  (Witard et al. Am J Clin Nutr. E-pub ahead of print)This randomized controlled trial in resistance-trained...