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.

Building Stronger, Healthier Bones with Nutrition

Calcium is a popular supplement, especially among women trying to prevent osteoporosis. In recent years, new science is calling into question some long-standing beliefs about calcium supplementation causing health professionals to wonder if it may do more harm than good.  A 2007 study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that calcium supplements did not reduce fracture rates...

MyPlate Series Kick-off

As health professionals, we know there are many tools out there available for your practice to help patients or clients adapt to a healthier lifestyle. One helpful, but sometimes underutilized tool is MyPlate.gov. MyPlate.gov offers an entire section for health professionals along with peer-to-peer education framework and PowerPoint presentations. As you may already know, the MyPlate icon is part of...

Friday News Round-Up from Health Professionals

It’s always great to see HP’s in the news sharing interesting health information and advice on how people can improve their lifestyles. Here are a couple of articles that we spotted this week: Julie Upton’s feature in the Huffington Post, “A Week's Worth of Protein-Packed Breakfasts” provides excellent breakfast ideas that pack a healthy dose of protein to keep people...

Vitamin D: Sun, Skin & Food

It’s that time of year when the summer “glow” begins to fade as fall is right around the corner. With the days getting shorter and many people establishing new, busy routines for the school year, time spent outside starts to dwindle, so it’s important to remind clients about vitamin D intake. As we’ve discussed in a previous post, Vitamin D...