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.

The Rise of Vegganism: A New Plant-Based Diet with Eggs

Planted Based Diet with eggsAccording to a recent Yahoo! News article, a new plant-based diet, “Vegganism,” is gaining popularity. Veggans are essentially vegans (or individuals that avoid all animal and dairy products) who eat eggs. Nutrient-rich eggs are a great compliment to a vegan diet and can provide a number of benefits: Essential Nutrients: Eggs, which are all-natural and packed with a number of...

Higher Protein Breakfast Reduces Hunger in Kids

Children having breakfast in the kitchenIf protein at breakfast shows benefits, it may help manage or prevent overweight in kids. Researchers at the University of Arkansas were interested in weight-related physiologic effects of high carbohydrate and high protein breakfasts among school aged kids. In focusing on kids, they noted that “In the U.S. 32% of children are overweight and 17% obese. Obesity is a major...

Using Herbs and Spices to Inspire Dietary Change…For the Better

Eggs and Herbs“If it doesn’t taste good, people won’t eat it.” – Chef, Jacques Pepin Advice to consumers to improve their diet works when solutions balance convenience and cost with good taste. Using herbs and spices more widely in preparing food is one way to great tasting healthy choices. They provide flavor without adding salt or calories. Keith Ayoob, EdD, RD, FAND,...