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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.

How Many Eggs Can I Eat? The NY Times Provides Answers

Today’s post comes from guest blogger Kristen Wilk, MS, RDN. Kristen holds a BA in psychology from Yale University and an MS in nutrition from Boston University. Having completed her dietetic internship at Boston Medical Center, Kristen is a registered dietitian nutritionist and incoming Treasurer of the Chicago Food & Nutrition Network. With interests in consumer behavior and nutrition communications,...

The Egg Yolk: A Goldmine of Nutrition + Recipe for Apple Cheddar Bread Pudding Bites

Today’s post comes from Serena Ball, MS, RD. Based in St. Louis, registered dietitian Serena Ball is co-founder of TheRecipeReDux.com blogs at TeaspoonOfSpice.com. She is a nutrition writer and social media expert. Serena’s flavor-focused food writing has appeared in Relish, Spry and Parents, and CookingLight.com. Don’t toss those yolks! As a registered dietitian, I am surprised to hear it suggested that the healthiest way to eat an egg...

Applying the Latest Research: Increasing Protein to Benefit Blood Pressure

ENC likes to provide the opportunity for up and coming investigators to showcase their research. Today’s post comes from Justin Buendia, PhD candidate at Boston University School of Medicine (Graduate Medical Sciences division). Justin works in Dr. Lynn Moore’s nutritional epidemiology research unit in the Nutrition & Metabolism graduate program, where his doctoral work and dissertation are focused on the...

Trends in the Eating Patterns of Hispanics in the United States

Today’s post comes from Araceli Vázquez, MS, RD, LD. Vázquez is one of the few bilingual/bicultural dietitians in North Texas. She began her career in nutrition in 1996 after a successful career as a microbiologist and now offers nutrition counseling as part of her private practice, DietGenics. Vázquez is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel.   The Hispanic...

Choline, B-vitamins and Neural Tube Defects

Today’s post has been authored by Julia Bird, MPH, Associate Scientist, Nutrition Science and Advocacy, at DSM Nutritional Products. The post was originally posted on Monday Aug 18, 2014 on TalkingNutrition.dsm.com   While the nutrient choline is not considered a vitamin in the strictest sense, as it can be synthesized by the body in limited amounts, it has nonetheless garnered research...