Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Year: 2016

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.

Vegetarian Christmas Dinner Menu

Silver knife and fork, christmas ball and green spruce branche lie on the white porcelain plate, which is located on a table covered with a white tableclothAre you hosting a Christmas dinner party this year? Chances are there may be a vegetarian amongst your guests. A recent survey found that 7.3 million Americans follow a vegetarian diet.1 Fortunately, with a little planning and preparation, you can help vegetarian guests feel like they’re part of the party, not limited to the side dishes. (more…)

Daily Egg Intake May Decrease Stroke Risk: Q&A with Dr. Tia M. Rains

egg-groups103013_031-2Following release of the of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans that placed no daily limit on dietary cholesterol, a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition associates eggs with a 12 percent reduction in the risk of stroke, the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. Tia M. Rains, PhD, Executive Director...

Clean Eating on Thanksgiving: Recipes & Diet Tips

turkey-2What do turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberries, and eggs have in common? They're all whole, nutrient dense foods, supported by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA’s). However, once a year these foods are transformed into casseroles, appetizers and pies. Thanksgiving is the holiday of abundance – with excess sodium, sugar, and saturated fat on the dinner table. (more…)