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.

Celebrating Around the World-An Eggciting Nutrient Package

A double post day because we wouldn't forget to celebrate World Egg Day!   Eggs are eaten in a variety of ways throughout the world, but one thing is the same--the nutrients that the whole egg provides! Pair eggs with fruits/vegetables, low-fat dairy, other lean sources of protein and whole grains for a great party! Tell us your favorite nutrition-related egg fact today...

Better Breakfast Infographic Helps Promote the Breakfast Habit

Happy Wednesday and October! Just because National Breakfast Month has ended doesn’t mean that the celebration is over! As health professionals, we can encourge clients to start their day with a balanced breakfast. Use ENC’s newest education tool the Better breakfast infographic to promote this habit. The great news is that it highlights various areas of breakfast and protein reseach in a way that clients can understand...

Fueling Your Workouts with Breakfast

Today’s post is written by one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors, Dr. Jason Karp. Dr. Karp is a nationally recognized running coach, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and owner of Run-Fit.com. He holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology. He writes for international running, coaching, and fitness magazines, is the author of five books, including Running an Marathon for...

MiPlato- New Tools Added

What a great way to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month and MiPlato’s 2nd Anniversary!  MyPlate has expanded the En Español section of the website. There are new materials such as recipes, tip sheets for parents, activity sheets for kid.  You’ll also find a series of new recipes to recommend to Spanish-speaking clients to help prepare healthier meals at home.  This is a great tool...

Building Stronger, Healthier Bones with Nutrition

Calcium is a popular supplement, especially among women trying to prevent osteoporosis. In recent years, new science is calling into question some long-standing beliefs about calcium supplementation causing health professionals to wonder if it may do more harm than good.  A 2007 study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that calcium supplements did not reduce fracture rates...