Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Year: 2014

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.

High-Quality Protein on a Budget

While dangerously high rates of obesity today are no secret, scientists and health professionals continually strive to find obesity’s root causes, in an effort to combat related alarming health trends. In their searches, researchers have found a link between obesity and chronic diseases due to consumption of high energy dense foods such as refined sugars, grains and processed convenience foods....

The Changing Nutrition Research Landscape

More and more notable happenings in the nutrition environment seem to be cropping up on a near-daily basis in both the lay and technical communities which remind me that our attitudes and understanding about the foods we eat are changing rapidly. From a lay perspective, separate recent articles on the front page of the Wall Street Journal business section outlined...

Two Things You Didn’t Know About Dietary Protein

After years of standing in the shadows of carbohydrate and fat research, there’s been an influx of publications in recent years on the benefits of dietary protein. Much of this new science has focused on satiety and preservation of lean mass and how these characteristics facilitate weight loss. Protein, particularly at the expense of carbohydrate, has also been consistently shown...

The Egg Yolk: A Goldmine of Nutrition + Recipe for Apple Cheddar Bread Pudding Bites

Today’s post comes from Serena Ball, MS, RD. Based in St. Louis, registered dietitian Serena Ball is co-founder of TheRecipeReDux.com blogs at TeaspoonOfSpice.com. She is a nutrition writer and social media expert. Serena’s flavor-focused food writing has appeared in Relish, Spry and Parents, and CookingLight.com. Don’t toss those yolks! As a registered dietitian, I am surprised to hear it suggested that the healthiest way to eat an egg...

Applying the Latest Research: Increasing Protein to Benefit Blood Pressure

ENC likes to provide the opportunity for up and coming investigators to showcase their research. Today’s post comes from Justin Buendia, PhD candidate at Boston University School of Medicine (Graduate Medical Sciences division). Justin works in Dr. Lynn Moore’s nutritional epidemiology research unit in the Nutrition & Metabolism graduate program, where his doctoral work and dissertation are focused on the...