Egg Nutrition Center Blog

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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.

Vegetarian Christmas Dinner Menu

Silver knife and fork, christmas ball and green spruce branche lie on the white porcelain plate, which is located on a table covered with a white tableclothAre you hosting a Christmas dinner party this year? Chances are there may be a vegetarian amongst your guests. A recent survey found that 7.3 million Americans follow a vegetarian diet.1 Fortunately, with a little planning and preparation, you can help vegetarian guests feel like they’re part of the party, not limited to the side dishes. (more…)

Eggs and the Traditional Mediterranean Diet

Mediterranean DietInformation featured in “What is the Mediterranean Diet?” – An educational handout created by Oldways and its Mediterranean Foods Alliance, in collaboration with the Egg Nutrition Center.  Eggs have played a supporting role in the Mediterranean Diet for thousands of years. Ancient Phoenicians who lived in the Mediterranean region three thousand years ago kept chickens among their barnyard animals. An...

Egg Muffin Cups – A great recipe for individuals with diabetes and beyond

Baked eggs Amy CampbellType 2 diabetes afflicts an estimated 28 million Americans. Many more—perhaps 85 million—have prediabetes, meaning that their blood sugar level is abnormal. For both diabetics and prediabetics, eating strategically is essential. The right diet can help those with diabetes manage their blood sugar and help prediabetics lower the risk of developing full-blown type 2 diabetes. (more…)