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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.

Enjoy Halloween Candy but Be Mindful of Sugar Intake Year Round

Today’s blog post comes from Mary Donkersloot, a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant with a private nutrition practice in Beverly Hills, California. Donkersloot has helped individuals dealing with diabetes, heart disease, weight management, and eating disorders for more than 20 years. She is also one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors. Every year at this time the question comes up.  How should parents handle...

Keeping Exercise Up as the Weather Cools Down

Today’s post is written by Dr. Jason Karp. Dr. Karp holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology and is a nationally recognized running coach, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and owner of RunCoachJason.com. He writes for international running, coaching, and fitness magazines, is the author of five books, including 101 Winning Racing Strategies for Runners and Running for Women,...

Looking Through the Eyes of an ENC Intern: FNCE 2012

Tessa Adcock is a dietetic student at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has spent four weeks of her supervised practice with ENC. During the UIC graduate program, Tessa has served as a research assistant on a project with the Institute of Health Research and Policy at UIC involving school district student wellness policies. Tessa holds a Bachelor of Art...

World Egg Day: Celebrating the Amazingly Versatile Egg

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RD, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition writer for Woman’s World Magazine as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel.World Egg Day is commemorated every year on the second Friday in October. First observed in...

How to Eat Well—Without Breaking the Bank!

Today’s post comes from supermarket dietitian Karen Buch, MS, RD, who leads the Weis Lifestyle Initiatives team for Weis Markets. In her role, she is responsible for consumer-advocacy, cause-related initiatives including the Weis Fight Hunger program and strategic-planning for Weis Markets’ growing health and wellness initiatives. Karen also serves as the editor-in-chief of Weis Healthy Bites™ magazine and serves as an...