Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Weight Management & Satiety

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.

Five Steps to Prevent Overweight in Children in the First Five Years of Life

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.   A new study of more than 7000 U.S. children...

Brief Protein Research Round Up

Here’s what we’ve been reading here at ENC regarding protein the past couple of weeks! Check the articles out! Protein/Macronutrient Composition “Myofibrillar muscle protein synthesis rates subsequent to a meal in response to increasing doses of whey protein at rest and after resistance exercise”  (Witard et al. Am J Clin Nutr. E-pub ahead of print)This randomized controlled trial in resistance-trained...

Protein Continues To Be a Priority at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) is the world’s largest gathering of credentialed nutrition professionals, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), and is also known to draw nutrition science researchers, policy makers, health-care providers and industry leaders for a four day conference addressing the latest food and nutrition information, research and trends. This year ENC...

Setting Standards for the Science of Satiety

It’s well known that around the world, obesity rates are higher than they were in previous decades.  The pharmaceutical, fitness, food, and supplement industries have responded, commercializing a number of products and services to support weight loss efforts.  Satiety, in particular, has been a target across all of these industries.  Hunger and preoccupations with food are often cited as barriers...