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.

No Association between Egg Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

A meta-analysis is a statistical technique whereby results from several studies are combined to derive a single estimate on the association or effect of a particular treatment on an outcome.  The advantage to this approach is that by combining multiple studies, the estimate is statistically stronger than the results of any one given study.  This technique is frequently used in...

Focus on Potassium

As health professionals, it is important to get a full health history from clients in order to assess nutrition and health status. An area to be mindful of is activity level and occupation, particularly as it relates to climate. Clients who exercise or work outside during the summer need to pay attention to intakes of key minerals, such as potassium....

Skipping Breakfast: Is When You Eat as Important as What You Eat?

There has been quite a bit of buzz recently over a study out of Harvard1 looking at the relationships between eating patterns and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk.  Researchers analyzed data from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, one of the largest prospective cohort studies (51,529 male health professionals) initiated back in 1986 when these men were between 40 and 75...