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.

Paradigm Shift in Management of Type 2 Diabetes

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. A recent review by Dr. Acheson in the European Journal of Clinical Nutritionhighlights a paradigm shift in medical practice for management...

Kidney Disease: The Protein Factor

Today’s post comes from Araceli Vázquez, MS, RD, LD. Vázquez is one of the few bilingual/bicultural dietitians in North Texas. She began her career in nutrition in 1996 after a successful career as a microbiologist and now offers nutrition counseling as part of her private practice, DietGenics. Vázquez is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel. Chronic Kidney Disease...

Managing Blood Glucose During the Holidays

Today’s post comes from Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE. Campbell is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Joslin Diabetes Center. She is actively involved in education initiatives, both at Joslin and with the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has authored several books published by the American...

Nutrition Research Update – Special Cholesterol Edition

Dietary cholesterol has long been a hot topic surrounded with interest and confusion among consumers and health professionals alike. For this reason, ENC’s latest issue of Nutrition Research Update (NRU) focuses specifically on the theme of dietary cholesterol, exploring recent research and news related to cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome and lipoprotein metabolism.  Click here to view the full Nutrition Research Update –...