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.

Eggs for Healthy Diets and a Healthy Earth

Nutrition is complex. It encompasses a range of topics, from acute illness therapy to fueling athletics to long term maintenance of a healthy lifestyle. More so now than ever before, though, it has become evident that the impact of our dietary choices goes beyond personal health. An ever-expanding global population coupled with limited natural resources raises the stakes on our...

What Should We Eat & When We Should Eat It

What should we eat and when we should eat it? These are questions on the minds of almost every health-conscious and weight-conscious consumer. Recent research seems to be providing some answers, or at least providing us with some interesting food-for-thought. A just-completed study done in Israel, for example, indicates that eating the largest meal of the day at breakfast not...

More Data in Support of a Higher Protein Diet

In recent years, more and more research has demonstrated the benefits of higher protein diets. The growing body of literature is driving many to rethink  the conventional nutrition dogma that has been  prevalent for the past fifty years or so–a  high carbohydrate, low fat, moderate protein diet is the best way to ward off disease and to promote good health....

ENC Research Pipeline Previewed at EB and Highlighted Post Conference

At the recent Experimental Biology meetings in Boston, the results of two studies were presented that might change the way folks use or recommend eggs in the future. In one study, conducted in Dr. Maria Luz-Fernandez’s lab at the University of Connecticut, adult subjects with metabolic syndrome ate a carbohydrate-restricted diet that included three eggs per day, and they actually...