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.

Happy National Cholesterol Education Month!

As mentioned in Mary Donkersloot’s post earlier this month, September is National Cholesterol Education Month. Here at ENC, we think this is the perfect time for health professionals to clarify misconceptions surrounding dietary cholesterol and also educate consumers about optimizing lipid profiles through healthy lifestyle choices. Given the confusion among consumers surrounding cholesterol and egg yolk from the recent Atherosclerosis study,...

New Egg Nutrition Center Sponsored Article Explores Dietary Cholesterol Issue

The Egg Nutrition Center recently published an article in the journal Advances in Nutrition entitled, Exploring the Factors that Affect Blood Cholesterol and Heart Disease Risk: Is Dietary Cholesterol as Bad for you as History Leads us to Believe?  The article is a review of a symposium that ENC sponsored at the Experimental Biology meetings last year. Symposium participants included...

Eggs: A Nutrition Counselor’s Perspective

In honor of National Cholesterol Education Month, today’s blog post comes from Mary Donkersloot, a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant with a private nutrition practice in Beverly Hills, California. Donkersloot has helped individuals dealing with diabetes, heart disease, weight management, and eating disorders for more than 20 years. She is also one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors. When I was...

“What’s For Dinner?” Wednesday: What Eggs And Avocados Have In Common

Baked eggs in avocadoThis week’s recipe pairs eggs with a trendy fruit, the avocado (indeed- it’s a fruit, not a vegetable). Avocados, also known as “alligator pears” due to their pear shape and bumpy, green skin, have gained much popularity the past several years. Grocery stores, restaurants and food manufacturers are all embracing the healthy benefits of avocados, which are frequently offered as...

Health Experts Share Insights on Recent Egg Research

As discussed in a previous post, the recent study on egg consumption published in Atherosclerosis was surprising and contradicts more than 40 years of research demonstrating that healthy adults can enjoy eggs without significantly impacting their risk of heart disease. As we continued watching news on the topic unfold, we saw that many health professionals had independently reviewed the study...