Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Author: Tia Rains, 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.

Setting Standards for the Science of Satiety

It’s well known that around the world, obesity rates are higher than they were in previous decades.  The pharmaceutical, fitness, food, and supplement industries have responded, commercializing a number of products and services to support weight loss efforts.  Satiety, in particular, has been a target across all of these industries.  Hunger and preoccupations with food are often cited as barriers...

No Association between Egg Consumption and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

A meta-analysis is a statistical technique whereby results from several studies are combined to derive a single estimate on the association or effect of a particular treatment on an outcome.  The advantage to this approach is that by combining multiple studies, the estimate is statistically stronger than the results of any one given study.  This technique is frequently used in...

Skipping Breakfast: Is When You Eat as Important as What You Eat?

There has been quite a bit of buzz recently over a study out of Harvard1 looking at the relationships between eating patterns and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk.  Researchers analyzed data from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, one of the largest prospective cohort studies (51,529 male health professionals) initiated back in 1986 when these men were between 40 and 75...