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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.

World Egg Day: Celebrating the Amazingly Versatile Egg

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RD, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition writer for Woman’s World Magazine as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisor panel.World Egg Day is commemorated every year on the second Friday in October. First observed in...

How to Eat Well—Without Breaking the Bank!

Today’s post comes from supermarket dietitian Karen Buch, MS, RD, who leads the Weis Lifestyle Initiatives team for Weis Markets. In her role, she is responsible for consumer-advocacy, cause-related initiatives including the Weis Fight Hunger program and strategic-planning for Weis Markets’ growing health and wellness initiatives. Karen also serves as the editor-in-chief of Weis Healthy Bites™ magazine and serves as an...

In the News: Unscrambling Specialty Eggs

How do you decide which eggs to buy? Does color matter? And how do eggs become fortified with omega-3’s? With the increasing variety of nutrient-enhanced and specialty eggs in today’s supermarkets, including vegetarian, organic, cage-free, free-range and omega-3, what selection will provide the most affordable nutrition? To answer these questions, Registered Dietitian Kari Kooi and the KHOU 11 news crew...

School Nutrition Professionals Think Outside the Shell

Donna Martin, EdS, RD, LD, SNS and Director School Nutrition Program for the Burke County Board of Education, and I spoke to a group of energetic school nutrition professionals at the School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Annual National Conference (ANC) last week. The room was at capacity with 240 people coming to hear our talk, “Thinking Outside the Shell for Exceptional...