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.

April Fools’ Day: Don’t Get Fooled by a Subpar Breakfast

While April Fools’ Day is often filled with memorable pranks, there is one topic that is no laughing matter – your health. Health professionals have a responsibility to advise clients/patients on healthy lifestyle choices, including the importance of a nutritious breakfast. People need to understand that the quality of breakfast is important and that the morning meal should be both...

NPD Research Suggests People Want Protein

Health professionals have long been aware of the fundamental human need for protein, and in the past few years more and more consumers have begun to take these messages to heart. The increase in the number of protein-fortified products in the marketplace and the rise in popularity of high-protein diets are testaments to both changing consumer demand and the necessity...

Real World Nutrition Translation in a Social Media World

Today’s post comes from Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD/LD. Zelman is the Director of Nutrition for WebMD. Zelman has extensive media experience, including 12 years as a national spokeswoman and an elected member of the board of directors for the American Dietetic Association (ADA) – now the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – and currently serves as one of ENC’s Health...

National Nutrition Month® 2014: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

Each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month®, and this year the Academy members are encouraging everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, research confirms that taste is the number-one reason why one food is purchased over another. This...