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.

Happy Birthday, Julia Child!

It is always nice to honor someone who made an impact in the culinary world.  In honor of her day, I looked up a little about her thoughts on eggs.  Julia believed eggs should be chilled (just like food safety guidelines recommend).   Throughout the years Julia used eggs in a variety of ways. She of course baked with them but also  showed...

Focus on Zinc

Zinc is an essential mineral that is found naturally in some foods and fortified in others. In the body, zinc is required for the functioning of more than 300 different enzymes and plays a pivotal role in a large number of biological processes such as cellular metabolism and immune function. Zinc also supports normal growth and development during pregnancy, childhood...

Focus on Potassium

As health professionals, it is important to get a full health history from clients in order to assess nutrition and health status. An area to be mindful of is activity level and occupation, particularly as it relates to climate. Clients who exercise or work outside during the summer need to pay attention to intakes of key minerals, such as potassium....