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.

Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian Healthy Eating

Hello Readers – today we have one of our Registered Dietitian Advisors, Araceli Vázquez, MS, RD, LD, blogging. Enjoy! Marcia There are several modalities of vegetarianism, from strict vegetarians to lacto-ovo-vegetarians. Usually, lacto-ovo-vegetarians will eat dairy foods and eggs, but not meat, fish, or poultry. Certainly, a diet rich in plant foods has the potential to offer health benefits and...

Prostate Cancer Research: Unscrambling the Science

The journal Cancer Prevention Research recently published a study online ahead of print examining the link between dietary factors and risk of fatal prostate cancer. Among other things, the researchers concluded that consumption of eggs may increase the risk of fatal prostate cancer. Given the large body of research supporting the health and nutritional benefits of egg consumption, this finding...

Choose MyPlate

What constitutes a healthy diet has been up for debate probably since the Stone age. The US government began to advise us about what makes a healthy diet prior to World War II when our nation needed to ration food and the need for a healthy armed services became a concern. Since then, dietary guidance has been provided as a...

Increased Dietary Protein & Breakfast Consumption-Effects on Appetite, Satiety, and Reward-driven Eating Behavior

Hi Readers –  I’m honored to let you know that Dr. Heather Leidy is blogging today regarding research . – Mitch Two key forces exist which act against our desire to be healthy and manage body weight.  First, we have internal ‘physiological’ signals which respond to energy restriction, dieting, and weight loss and lead to increased hunger and reductions in...

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...