Egg Nutrition Center Blog

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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.

Consumers Seek More Protein

Protein word cloudProtein appeals to consumers’ interest in satisfying appetite, managing weight, maintaining muscle and reducing risk of chronic disease. Protein was among the top trends at the 2015 Institute of Food Technology annual scientific sessions and food expo, which featured the latest advances in food and ingredient technologies from around the world. This is consistent with current health science research and...

Primary Prevention is a Critical Component in Preventing Pediatric Obesity

Female doctor examining child with stethoscopeNewly updated pediatric report includes specific food recommendations as part of obesity prevention. In July 2015, the American Academy of Pediatrics published an update to their 2003 clinical report on prevention of pediatric obesity (Daniels, 2015). Obesity prevention is a public health priority because obesity is the most prevalent chronic health condition in pediatrics. Moreover, the report noted: Although treatment...