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Posts in Eggs Across the Lifespan

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.

Infant Introduction of Solid Foods

Today’s post comes from Chris Barry, PA-C, MMSc. Barry is a nationally certified physician assistant specializing in pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and currently serves as the Medical Liaison from the American Academy of Physician Assistants to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Barry...

Fun Fact Friday: Timing and Quantity of Protein Matters

The timing and quantity of protein consumption has long been recognized as important for athletes to support post-training recovery. However, research shows that it may be just as important for everyone, not just athletes, to pay attention to when and how much protein they are consuming. One key concept to recognize is the difference between sufficient and optimal protein consumption....

Breakfast: A Back-to-School Basic

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RD, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition writer for Woman’s World Magazine as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel. With a new school year on the horizon, parents are busy buying school...

Dietary Protein Needs Across the Lifecycle

Today’s post comes from Dr. Donald Layman. Dr. Layman is the Director of Research at the Egg Nutrition Center and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois and a leading researcher studying dietary needs for protein and amino acids. Dietary protein provides the amino acid building blocks to make new proteins. It’s easy to recognize the importance of protein for...