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.

Trends in the Eating Patterns of Hispanics in the United States

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.   The Hispanic...

Policy on the Plate: An Overview of Presentations and Dialogue from the Fourth Meeting of the DGAC

Today’s post comes from guest blogger, Apeksha Gulvady, PhD. Apeksha holds an MA and PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas in Austin, where her research focused on the role of aging and diet-induced obesity on immune cell function. Apeksha previously worked with PepsiCo R&D, where she supported core nutrition business activities and priorities in both global foods and...

ENC Partnership Builds a Better Plate

ENC has partnered with the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation on a variety of projects. Through PBH’s Half Your Plate Fruits and Veggies Program, we have co-created several recipes and meals in a way that gives eggs the company they deserve! The most recent plate was a Garden Frittata. Many of the recipes from this program are highlighted in USDA MyPlate’s Sample Menus...

Re-evaluating What Constitutes a Healthy Diet

The ongoing, seemingly endless nutrition debate about what constitutes a healthy diet just got a little hotter. In recent weeks a new book entitled The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet [1] hit bookstore shelves, and was followed by an article in the current issue ofTime magazine called “Ending the War on Fat.”...

New Directions in Macronutrient Distribution at AAPA Conference 2014

Last month, physician assistants gathered from far and wide in Boston, Massachusetts for their annual professional development-filled Memorial Day weekend event, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Impact Conference. Eager to explore the various educational sessions, workshops and career expansion opportunities, PAs were surely not disappointed by the impressive pool of resources made available. One of the first product...