Egg Resources for Health Professionals

ENC serves as a resource for health professionals in need of current nutrition information to share with their patients.

Below are various tools available for professional education and/or to be shared with consumers.

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Four Keys for Building Lean Mass After Age 30!

By Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS

Sprint, Lift, Fuel, Sleep!  These are four keys to building lean mass as we age (for any age).  Muscle, bone and connective tissue are the adaptable target tissues most health professionals think about when talking about lean mass, but we should probably include that white matter between our ears too!  What happens during exercise and sleep are very impactful to the performance of your hard drive (brain) that might just be the key to maintaining a positive attitude about exercising.  The science behind it all is very real, but finding time and motivation to consistently complete weekly workouts, is an art. So what do we know about training smart when it comes to adding lean mass that is also time efficient?

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Cherry Cheesecake Breakfast Bars – A Back-to-School Solution

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With back-to-school season looming, we all need solutions to get into the routine.

Here’s one: these soft and chewy, super-filling Cherry Cheesecake Breakfast Bars.

These easy, make-ahead bars are perfect for busy mornings. They freeze beautifully and can be grabbed to go. Microwave for only a few seconds for a warm breakfast. Continue reading “Cherry Cheesecake Breakfast Bars – A Back-to-School Solution”

Eggs for the Nutritionally Vulnerable

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Featured article in the Summer 2017 Issue of Nutrition Close-Up; written by Tia M. Rains, PhD

Public health guidance encourages the consumption of nutrient-dense foods to meet vitamin and mineral needs without excessive calorie intake.1 This recommendation applies regardless of age, sex, race/ethnicity, body mass, socioeconomic status, etc. But nutritionally vulnerable populations, like malnourished children and food insecure families, might derive a bigger benefit from this strategy than other groups.

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