Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Year: 2015

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.

Diet Quality Characterized in 187 Countries

New global data show that while consumption of “healthy” food items increased in many countries, consumption of “unhealthy” items worsened across the world. A study in The Lancet Global Health examined 20-year trends in diet patterns from around the world based on over 300 diet surveys estimated to represent 89% of adults worldwide (Imamura, 2015). The Global Burden of Diseases...

Nutrition Science for Policy Making

Nutrition research informed by policy needs, will have greater impact. Nutrition and diet policies, like the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, are based on a body of scientific evidence built from many individual research studies. In a commentary in The Lancet, Drs. Kelly Brownell, from Duke University, and Christina Robert, from Harvard University, advocate for enhancing links between science and policy...

Culinary Institute Works Together with Nutrition Experts on Healthy Food and Beverage Opportunities

Head chef and waiter discussing menu in kitchen[caption id="attachment_1053" align="alignnone" width="936"] “Bringing together the best of world cooking and the latest in nutrition research” – CIA, 2015.[/caption] The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health, held the tenth annual Worlds of Healthy Flavors conference in January 2015. This conference brought together world-class nutrition researchers along with “influential corporate chefs, nutrition...

Read Papers from The Controversial Role of Macronutrient Composition in Diabetes and Related Disorders

In 2013, ENC sponsored and organized a satellite symposium “The Controversial Role of Dietary Protein in Diabetes and Related Disorders” chaired by Mitch Kanter, PhD, Executive Director, ENC, held in conjunction with the American Society for Nutrition’s 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference (December 5-7,2013) in Washington, DC. The program featured presentations which provided an overview of the...

Literature Evaluation for Credible Communications

Today’s post is an excerpt of an article originally published in the Fall 2014 edition of Nutrition Close-Up written by Kate Byers, MS, RDN. Kate is a nutrition communications consultant to the Egg Nutrition Center and writer. She publishes the blog Indulgent Wellness and contributes to the blog Smart Eating for Kids. Whether working with patients or clients, writing content...