Posts in Nutritious Dietary Patterns

By Jessica Ivey, RDN

The Egg Nutrition Center partnered with Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN to write this blog post.

 

This time of year, I crave classic comfort foods and hearty, rich dishes to satisfy body and soul. Many of these dishes are not especially nutrient-rich, but with a few upgrades, you can enjoy crave-worthy winter fare with more nutrition in each bite. (more…)

Nutritious Comfort Food

Winter Comfort Food - Jessica Ivey Feb 2019 Blog PhotoBy Jessica Ivey, RDN The Egg Nutrition Center partnered with Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN to write this blog post.   This time of year, I crave classic comfort foods and hearty, rich dishes to satisfy body and soul. Many of these dishes are not especially nutrient-rich, but with a few upgrades, you can enjoy crave-worthy winter fare with more nutrition...

Are your 2019 Resolutions SMART Goals?

Smart Goals Blog PhotoNow that we’re roughly 3 weeks into January, chances are you’re quickly realizing which of your 2019 resolutions are working out and which ones are unlikely to make it into February. It may be time to re-evaluate and re-focus some of those goals. Take a look at your goals and make sure they are “SMART” – Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant,...

Meal Planning with Eggs

Jessica Ivey Blog PhotoBy Jessica Ivey, RDN The Egg Nutrition Center partnered with Jessica Ivey, RDN, LDN to write this blog post. Start with a Plan The key to healthy eating, even during crazy busy weeks, is to start with a plan. Choose a day when you can take the time to sit down and brainstorm your meals for the week. You can...

Eggs, Diabetes, and the Current Scientific Evidence

Diabetes Blog PhotoThe Dietary Guidelines for Americans no longer provide a limit for dietary cholesterol for healthy people,1  however, some questions remain about the cardiovascular impact in people with diabetes or impaired fasting glucose.  This Nutrition Research Update highlights new evidence that supports eggs can be included in a healthy dietary pattern without adverse cardiovascular effects linked to diabetes, and in some...

Meet Jen Houchins, PhD, RD – ENC’s New Director of Nutrition Research

Untitled design (15)I am thrilled to join the Egg Nutrition Center as Director of Nutrition Research.  I join this group after working for five years at National Dairy Council as Director of Regulatory Affairs, and previously for Nestlé Health Science as a post-doctoral scientist. This month, I was lucky to be able to meet the passionate farmers and board members who support...