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.

The BEST Reasons to Eat Breakfast

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition contributor for Woman’s World Magazine, as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel. School’s out for the summer, so what better time to teach children the...

More Data in Support of a Higher Protein Diet

In recent years, more and more research has demonstrated the benefits of higher protein diets. The growing body of literature is driving many to rethink  the conventional nutrition dogma that has been  prevalent for the past fifty years or so–a  high carbohydrate, low fat, moderate protein diet is the best way to ward off disease and to promote good health....

The Power of Vitamin A

Vitamin A is most commonly recognized for its beneficial effects on eye health, while its other important functions are often overlooked.  As with other vitamins, there are different forms of vitamin A – one form that is most readily absorbed in the body is known as retinol, which is found in liver, eggs, and milk. Retinoids (including retinol) have many...

ENC Welcomes Dr. Tia Rains

I am excited to post today’s blog. ENC has a new team member. Dr. Tia Rains is going to tell you all about her background and insights of an egg-citing first week. My name is Tia Rains and I am the new Senior Director of Nutrition Research & Communications at the Egg Nutrition Center.  Prior to joining ENC, I worked in the...

Snack Ideas for Children On-the-Go

Summer is a busy time for most families kids are out of school, but camps and summertime activities keep people busy, often leading to eating on the go. Sometimes when people don’t plan ahead, less nutritious options are chosen, particularly for snacking. The great news is with a little planning, snacking can be a part of a balanced eating plan....