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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.

Scientific Merit in a World of Media Glitz, Bias and Funding

As a registered dietitian nutritionist working at ENC, I attend several allied health professional conferences each year and enjoy talking to practitioners while there. With ever-evolving research in the field of nutrition, it can be difficult for practitioners to stay abreast of the latest scientific findings; therefore, much like their clients, they often hear nutrition information in the media and...

Observations from the 6th Annual CPSDA Conference & Symposium

Today’s post comes from Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS. Ellis is a sports dietitian who counsels athletic programs on nutrition and teaches athletes how to eat the right foods on a sensible schedule to fuel performance, prevent muscle cramps, finish strong and recover well. He is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisory panel. CPSDA 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ last...

Editorial Examines Industry’s Role in Sound Nutrition Science

A recent editorial regarding the acceptability/credibility of industry-sponsored vs. non-industry sponsored research underscored a number of issues that bedevil researchers and funding sources alike.  The editorial, which appeared in the March 2014 issue of the International Journal of Obesity, suggested that direct corporate funding is often viewed as inherently bias-producing and that data produced by otherwise ethical scientists may be viewed...

NPD Research Suggests People Want Protein

Health professionals have long been aware of the fundamental human need for protein, and in the past few years more and more consumers have begun to take these messages to heart. The increase in the number of protein-fortified products in the marketplace and the rise in popularity of high-protein diets are testaments to both changing consumer demand and the necessity...