Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Nutritious Dietary Patterns

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.

Sustainability is gaining definition with transparency on trend and nutrition emerging.

Transparency about sustainable practices is enabled by scanning technologies allowing consumers access to product information at the point of sale. Consumer’s desire for transparency in food labeling was a major theme at the 2015 Sustainable Foods Summit in San Francisco.  This meeting is part of a continuing series of international summits focusing on issues in the food industry concerning sustainability and eco-labels,...

Diet Quality Characterized in 187 Countries

New global data show that while consumption of “healthy” food items increased in many countries, consumption of “unhealthy” items worsened across the world. A study in The Lancet Global Health examined 20-year trends in diet patterns from around the world based on over 300 diet surveys estimated to represent 89% of adults worldwide (Imamura, 2015). The Global Burden of Diseases...

Culinary Institute Works Together with Nutrition Experts on Healthy Food and Beverage Opportunities

Head chef and waiter discussing menu in kitchen[caption id="attachment_1053" align="alignnone" width="936"] “Bringing together the best of world cooking and the latest in nutrition research” – CIA, 2015.[/caption] The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health, held the tenth annual Worlds of Healthy Flavors conference in January 2015. This conference brought together world-class nutrition researchers along with “influential corporate chefs, nutrition...

Balancing a Holiday Food Budget While Keeping Healthy Eating a Priority

Today’s post comes from Karen Buch, RDN, LDN. Karen is widely recognized nutrition expert with broad experience in retail dietetics. She is owner and principal consultant at Nutrition Connections LLC  and Chair of the Supermarket/Retail Subgroup in the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. See more of her writing at Retail Dietitians Business Alliance...

How Many Eggs Can I Eat? The NY Times Provides Answers

Today’s post comes from guest blogger Kristen Wilk, MS, RDN. Kristen holds a BA in psychology from Yale University and an MS in nutrition from Boston University. Having completed her dietetic internship at Boston Medical Center, Kristen is a registered dietitian nutritionist and incoming Treasurer of the Chicago Food & Nutrition Network. With interests in consumer behavior and nutrition communications,...