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.

Skipping Breakfast: Is When You Eat as Important as What You Eat?

There has been quite a bit of buzz recently over a study out of Harvard1 looking at the relationships between eating patterns and coronary heart disease (CHD) risk.  Researchers analyzed data from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study, one of the largest prospective cohort studies (51,529 male health professionals) initiated back in 1986 when these men were between 40 and 75...

More Data in Support of a Higher Protein Diet

In recent years, more and more research has demonstrated the benefits of higher protein diets. The growing body of literature is driving many to rethink  the conventional nutrition dogma that has been  prevalent for the past fifty years or so–a  high carbohydrate, low fat, moderate protein diet is the best way to ward off disease and to promote good health....

Inside the Shell: 13 Essential Vitamins and Minerals

Many health professionals recognize the mighty nutrient package of the whole egg and are encouraging their patients and clients to include eggs as part of a diet that focuses on nutrient-rich, whole foods. The high-quality protein in eggs is also becoming more well-known for its satiating effects, which could assist with weight loss and weight management in addition to preventing...

New Research: Protein Makes the Most of Breakfast

A new study published online by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition points to the benefits of choosing a higher-protein breakfast. Researchers at the University of Missouri found that study participants who consumed a protein-rich egg and beef breakfast, versus a typical ready-to-eat cereal breakfast, reported increased feelings of fullness. Compared with participants who skipped breakfast altogether, those who ate...

New Study Suggests that Higher Protein Diet May Provide Advantages in Weight Loss

A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by a group from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands discusses an interesting concept called the Protein Leverage Hypothesis, which suggests that the body more closely regulates protein intake than total energy intake. If this is so, it may explain why high protein diets seem to be more...