Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Eggs & Cardiometabolic Health

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.

Tackling the Myths Surrounding Cholesterol

Today’s post is the start of a series of blogs from our friend Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RD, ACSM HFS. She’s giving us health professionals some tips and tools to be able to discuss cholesterol myths and misinformation with our clients.Disclosure from Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RD, ACSM HFS: I was compensated by Egg Nutrition Center for my time in writing this blog post. With so...

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...

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....

New Diabetes Materials by ENC and Joslin Diabetes Center

ENC has partnered with Joslin Diabetes Center to create a set of new nutrition education materials “Eating Well with Diabetes” for health care professionals and patients. These tools are housed in our Patient and Client Education Materials section of our website. Also, if you’re looking for additional information on recent diabetes news, see the post by Amy Campbell, MS, RD,LDN, CDE regarding blood pressure guidelines and...