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.

New Evidence on Breakfast, Energy Balance, and Weight Loss

In late 2013, the health halo surrounding breakfast was dented by an article published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition questioning the scientific evidence supporting recommendations to consume breakfast to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.1  The authors argued that the overwhelming majority of the evidence was based on observational studies identifying associations between breakfast and body weight.  Very...

National Nutrition Month® 2014: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

Each March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month®, and this year the Academy members are encouraging everyone to “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” While social, emotional and health factors play a role in the foods people choose to eat, research confirms that taste is the number-one reason why one food is purchased over another. This...

ENC Alliance Spotlight: Oldways and its Mediterranean Foods Alliance

Today we’re highlighting one of our health professional alliances – Oldways and its Mediterranean Foods Alliance (MFA). We recently partnered with MFA to create an education material, What is the Mediterranean Diet?, and it was also highlighted in their newest online toolkit for the Oldways Nutrition Exchange program. The education material will give our HPs a great overview of the...

Kick Start Your Metabolism with a Better Breakfast

Today’s post comes from Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RD/LD. Zelman is the Director of Nutrition for WebMD.  Zelman has extensive media experience, including 12 years as a national spokeswoman and an elected member of the board of directors for the American Dietetic Association (ADA)-now the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and currently serves as one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors. You’ve...

Creative Ways to Enjoy Eggs Throughout the Day

Today’s post is the final of a series of blogs from our friend Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RD, ACSM HFS. Disclosure from Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RD, ACSM HFS: I was compensated by Egg Nutrition Center for my time in writing this blog post.   In my blog series I’ve explored egg myths, eggs economical andnutritional value, and the plethora of varieties of eggs....