Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Author: Mitch Kanter, Ph.D.

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.

Guiding Stars Updates Cholesterol Rating in Response to New Dietary Guidelines

Guiding Stars GuideFeatured article in the Summer 2016 Issue of Nutrition Close-Up Guiding Stars, North America's leading private nutrition guidance program, recently announced that the organization has updated its approach to factoring dietary cholesterol into its ratings system. The move came in response to evolving scientific evidence and changes reflected in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Dr. Mitch Kanter, Executive Director of the...

New study indicates no association between egg and cholesterol intake and heart disease risk in Finnish men

EKGA recently published study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that men who consumed moderate amounts of eggs and moderate-to-large quantities of cholesterol did not exhibit greater coronary artery disease (CAD) rates or greater coronary artery intima-media thickness over a 20 year period than did men who ate fewer eggs or less cholesterol. The lack of a relationship...

Integrity Guidelines are an Important Part of Research Grant Programs

EthicsThe Egg Nutrition Center’s research program applies integrity principles endorsed by experts and top journals. The scientific method in general, and best practices in research more specifically, help guard against multiple sources of bias that can occur if appropriate checks and balances are missing in conducting and reporting research. Bias can occur when researchers believe so strongly in the original...