Egg Nutrition Center Blog

Posts in Eggs & Cardiometabolic Health

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.

ENC Sponsored Symposium on Dietary Protein and Diabetes

Last week ENC sponsored a symposium titled, “The Controversial Role of Dietary Protein in Diabetes and Related Disorders” as part of a scientific meeting hosted by the American Society of Nutrition in Washington DC. Attended by almost 100 health professionals, this event was designed to bring together researchers and clinicians to review the available evidence on macronutrient composition and specifically, dietary protein,...

Being “Diabetes Aware”

Today’s post comes from Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE. Campbell is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator at Joslin Diabetes Center. She is actively involved in education initiatives, both at Joslin and with the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Diabetes Association and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has authored several books published by the...

Balancing Act: Tools for Diabetes Menu Planning

Today’s post is from Carla Schmitz, one of our former dietetic interns. Carla is completing her final rotation in order to sit for the exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist. Planning healthy menus can be a daunting task for clients with diabetes. As health professionals we strive to make this process more manageable for our clients. ENC has partnered with the Joslin...

Balancing Act: Nutrition and Diabetes – Don’t Forget to Pair the Protein

Lentils and Poached EggWhen trying to manage or help patients manage type 2 diabetes, it’s easy to focus directly on carbohydrates. After all, that’s the root of the issue, right? Eating fruit, bread and other types of carbohydrates leads to a rise in blood glucose, and high blood glucose is characteristic of the condition. However, the development of type 2 diabetes is not...

Tackling the Myths Surrounding Cholesterol

Today’s post is the start of a series of blogs from our friend Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RD, ACSM HFS. She’s giving us health professionals some tips and tools to be able to discuss cholesterol myths and misinformation with our clients.Disclosure from Rebecca Scritchfield MA, RD, ACSM HFS: I was compensated by Egg Nutrition Center for my time in writing this blog post. With so...