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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 study indicates no association between egg and cholesterol intake and heart disease risk in Finnish men

EKGA recently published study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that men who consumed moderate amounts of eggs and moderate-to-large quantities of cholesterol did not exhibit greater coronary artery disease (CAD) rates or greater coronary artery intima-media thickness over a 20 year period than did men who ate fewer eggs or less cholesterol. The lack of a relationship...

Integrity Guidelines are an Important Part of Research Grant Programs

EthicsThe Egg Nutrition Center’s research program applies integrity principles endorsed by experts and top journals. The scientific method in general, and best practices in research more specifically, help guard against multiple sources of bias that can occur if appropriate checks and balances are missing in conducting and reporting research. Bias can occur when researchers believe so strongly in the original...

Grant Program by ENC on Eggs and Human Health

Grant FundingFrom protein to cardiometabolic health and lifestage nutrition, there is a lot to learn about the role of eggs in human health. The Egg Nutrition Center’s competitive research grant program was created for the purpose of advancing the understanding of the nutritional value of eggs and egg-related nutrients in the human diet. Without this grant program, there would be little...