Egg Nutrition Center Blog

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.

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...

Promoting Men’s Health All Year

As we say goodbye to June and National Men’s Health Month, it is important to keep the guys motivated to stay healthy throughout the year.  National Men’s Health Month does a great job of raising awareness around this important issue, so let’s put that awareness into action! As a practitioner, how do you encourage your male patients to schedule regular...

“Kids LiveWell” Aims to Improve Eating Habits in Children through Healthier Restaurant Options

Family meals seem to be becoming more popular again; however they have a new face.  Many families are sitting together, but not at home. They are dining out in restaurants.   New measures are being taken to help the consumers make better choices.  “Kids LiveWell” was released this past week by the National Restaurant Association (NRA).  It is a new nationwide...

Protein at Breakfast: The Most Important Part of the Most Important Meal

Breakfast EggsHi Readers!  Today we have one of our Registered Dietitian Advisors, Keith Ayoob, blogging.  Enjoy! ~Marcia You’ve heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It’s true for everyone, and especially for kids.  There’s also plenty of science to back it up.  Kids who eat breakfast do better in school.  They also miss fewer days from school...