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.

Eggs, Eyes, and Other Emerging Evidence

Frittata with chicken and spinach and fresh spinachEggs provide a wealth of nutrients that can support our health, some of which aren’t even listed on the nutrition facts label. Here’s the scoop on two of these nutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin: What are lutein and zeaxanthin? Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids that are found in high levels in the retina and macula of the eye. Both have a...

Eggs: The “Whole” Story

While eggs are commonly associated with breakfast and protein, many individuals aren’t aware of the nutrient package the whole egg provides. This includes a variety of important vitamins and minerals required for the body to maintain health. In fact, a majority of these nutrients are found in the yolk, so today’s post focuses on the nutrient contribution of the egg’s...

Stay Informed, Stay Certified: Continuing Education Available from the Egg Nutrition Center

In an effort to keep health professionals updated on the latest in credible nutrition research, the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) provides easy access to valuable continuing education opportunities. In fact, ENC is currently showcasing the two outstanding webinars highlighted below: Dietary Patterns for Cardiometabolic Health: Unscrambling the Guidance David Katz, MD Bringing together two hot topics in today’s food and...

What’s All the Buzz About School Breakfast?

Today’s post comes from Dayle Hayes, MS, RD. Dayle is an award-winning author, educator and registered dietitian. She is known in cyberspace for School Meals That Rock on Facebook, Twitter and her blog of the same name. Her creativity and common-sense have made her a sought-after speaker across the USA. As a parent and member of the School Nutrition Association,...