Egg Nutrition Center Blog

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’s Teacher Exchange Program Gaining Momentum

Mid-December marked the first release of the Teacher Exchange Program to the American Association and Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) teachers. So far more than 330 educators from 30 states have joined the group. Three videos have been released on the website. In the first video Executive Director, Mitch Kanter discussed the details of the program and the second video...

New School Nutrition Standards Will Improve the Health and Wellbeing of 32 Million Kids Nationwide

Hi Readers! Today we have Donna S. Martin, EdS, RD, LD, SNS, blogging. Enjoy! ~Anna First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack unveiled new standards for school meals that will result in healthier meals for kids across the nation. The new meal requirements will raise standards for the first time in more than fifteen years and improve the...

Egg Nutrition Center Request for Research FELLOWSHIP Proposals 2012

ENC is soliciting research fellowship proposals for the 2012 grant year. A letter of intent is due Friday, March 16, 2012 See the research section of the website for more details. Below are ENC 2012 Research Priorities: 1. Nutrition in health and disease: • Obesity: particular emphasis on childhood obesity. • Heart disease: effect of eggs on lipoprotein or cholesterol...

The Egg is Incredible

What makes them incredible? Eggs are one of nature's most nourishing creations and an Egg A Day is OK for everyone! Eggs are an affordable, convenient source of high quality protein with varying amounts of the 13 essential vitamins and minerals. To top it off they are only 70 calories, so it is considered a nutrient dense food meaning a...