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.

Blood Pressure Guidelines: What Else is New?

Today’s post comes from Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE. Campbell is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Joslin Diabetes Center. She is actively involved in education initiatives, both at Joslin and with the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has authored several books published by the...

Zinc: Serve Yourself an Immune Boosting Breakfast

When asked to list nutrients that are crucial for promoting overall health and well-being, many clients will have protein, antioxidants, and vitamins at the top of their minds.  While these nutrients are undoubtedly significant, it’s important to also recognize the lesser-known minerals that play vital role in promoting overall health. Take zinc for example – it’s naturally found in some...

Don’t Let (Food) Bugs Spoil your Picnic

Memorial Day is quickly approaching, and with it comes sunshine, picnics, barbecues – and all too frequently, foodborne illnesses. According to the US Department of Agriculture, foodborne illness peaks in the summer as warm, humid temperatures encourage the growth of bacteria. This holiday weekend is a great time to remind people of the USDA food safety recommendations, some of which...

Unscrambling the Science Behind Eggs and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

James D. House, B.Sc.(Agr), Ph.D. Professor and Head Department of Human Nutritional Sciences University of Manitoba Today’s post comes from James House, Ph.D. Dr. House is studying the relationship between water soluble vitamin nutrition, the metabolism of amino acids, and how they relate to optimal growth and health of individuals. He also maintains a strong focus towards the development of functional foods...