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.

Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

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, includingRunning a Marathon for Dummies,...

Editorial Examines Industry’s Role in Sound Nutrition Science

A recent editorial regarding the acceptability/credibility of industry-sponsored vs. non-industry sponsored research underscored a number of issues that bedevil researchers and funding sources alike.  The editorial, which appeared in the March 2014 issue of the International Journal of Obesity, suggested that direct corporate funding is often viewed as inherently bias-producing and that data produced by otherwise ethical scientists may be viewed...

Choline Intakes and Recommendations in the U.S. May Be Suboptimal

Today’s post comes from Taylor C. 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 hot...

Five Steps to Prevent Overweight in Children in the First Five Years of Life

Today’s blog post comes from Mary Donkersloot, a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant with a private nutrition practice in Beverly Hills, California. Donkersloot has helped individuals dealing with diabetes, heart disease, weight management and eating disorders for more than 20 years. She is also one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors.   A new study of more than 7000 U.S. children...