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.

Save Your Sight: Keep an Eye on Your Diet

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition contributor for Woman’s World Magazine, as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisory panel. No doubt everyone has heard since childhood that carrots are good for the...

New Evidence on Breakfast, Energy Balance, and Weight Loss

In late 2013, the health halo surrounding breakfast was dented by an article published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition questioning the scientific evidence supporting recommendations to consume breakfast to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.1  The authors argued that the overwhelming majority of the evidence was based on observational studies identifying associations between breakfast and body weight.  Very...

Observations from the 6th Annual CPSDA Conference & Symposium

Today’s post comes from Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS. Ellis is a sports dietitian who counsels athletic programs on nutrition and teaches athletes how to eat the right foods on a sensible schedule to fuel performance, prevent muscle cramps, finish strong and recover well. He is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisory panel. CPSDA 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ last...

Protein Requirements for Athletes and Active Individuals

Today’s post comes from Taylor Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN. Dr. Wallace is an accomplished food and nutrition expert, residing in the Washington, DC area.  He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in addition to three academic textbooks.  Dr. Wallace has a doctorate degree in Food Science & Nutrition from The Ohio State University and frequently serves as a media spokesperson on...

Observations from Experimental Biology 2014

Today’s post comes from guest blogger, Apeksha Gulvady, PhD. Apeksha holds an MA and PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas in Austin, where her research focused on the role of aging and diet-induced obesity on immune cell function. Apeksha previously worked with PepsiCo R&D, where she supported core nutrition business activities and priorities in both global foods and...