Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Author: Anna Shlachter MS, RDN, LDN

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.

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...

Nutrition Research Presented at OMED 2014

ENC wrapped up our conference season this year at the Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition (OMED) from October 25-29, in Seattle, WA. We enjoyed interacting with osteopathic physicians and hearing more about interest in nutrition and health during the exhibit booth and during a product forum. The product forum, titled “Challenging Nutrition Dogma: New Research on Dietary Protein and Health,”...

ENC at FNCE 2014

 Almost a month has passed since the 2014 Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE®), the world’s largest gathering of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), held on October 18-21 in Atlanta, GA, and the month after gives practitioners time to digest what they’ve learned and put it into practice. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I enjoyed...

High-Quality Protein on a Budget

While dangerously high rates of obesity today are no secret, scientists and health professionals continually strive to find obesity’s root causes, in an effort to combat related alarming health trends. In their searches, researchers have found a link between obesity and chronic diseases due to consumption of high energy dense foods such as refined sugars, grains and processed convenience foods....

Another Look at the Low-Carbohydrate vs. Low-Fat Study

The media has been buzzing over the low-carbohydrate vs. low-fat headline that stemmed from a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine, so as discussed in earlier posts, let’s read beyond the headlines. The randomized, parallel group study looked at a low-carbohydrate vs. low-fat diet on body weight and CVD risk factors. Some positive attributes of this study were...