Nutrition Unscrambled Blog

ENC Partnership Builds a Better Plate

ENC has partnered with the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation on a variety of projects. Through PBH’s Half Your Plate Fruits and Veggies Program, we have co-created several recipes and meals in a way that gives eggs the company they deserve! The most recent plate was a Garden Frittata. Many of the recipes from this program are highlighted …

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CPE Webinar Opportunity – Building an “Optimal Diet”: Putting Protein into Practice

ENC has partnered with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition) Dietary Practice Group to offer a continuing education webinar titled Building an “Optimal Diet”: Putting Protein into Practice, presented by Dr. Stuart Phillips. Dr. Phillips is a professor at McMaster University and one of the leading investigators in the field …

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Re-evaluating What Constitutes a Healthy Diet

The ongoing, seemingly endless nutrition debate about what constitutes a healthy diet just got a little hotter. In recent weeks a new book entitled The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet [1] hit bookstore shelves, and was followed by an article in the current issue of Time magazine …

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New Directions in Macronutrient Distribution at AAPA Conference 2014

Last month, physician assistants gathered from far and wide in Boston, Massachusetts for their annual professional development-filled Memorial Day weekend event, the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Impact Conference. Eager to explore the various educational sessions, workshops and career expansion opportunities, PAs were surely not disappointed by the impressive pool of resources made available. …

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Save Your Sight: Keep an Eye on Your Diet

Today’s post comes from Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD. Cochran is a nutrition communications consultant, appearing regularly in national and local media to discuss nutrition topics. Cochran is a long-standing nutrition contributor for Woman’s World Magazine, as well as a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisory panel. No doubt everyone has heard since childhood that …

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New Evidence on Breakfast, Energy Balance, and Weight Loss

In late 2013, the health halo surrounding breakfast was dented by an article published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition questioning the scientific evidence supporting recommendations to consume breakfast to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.1  The authors argued that the overwhelming majority of the evidence was based on observational studies identifying associations …

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Observations from the 6th Annual CPSDA Conference & Symposium

Jun, 06, 2014 Guest Blogger Current News 0

Today’s post comes from Dave Ellis, RD, CSCS. Ellis is a sports dietitian who counsels athletic programs on nutrition and teaches athletes how to eat the right foods on a sensible schedule to fuel performance, prevent muscle cramps, finish strong and recover well. He is also a member of ENC’s Health Professional Advisory panel. CPSDA …

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Protein Requirements for Athletes and Active Individuals

Jun, 05, 2014 Guest Blogger Research 0

Today’s post comes from Taylor Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN. Dr. Wallace is an accomplished food and nutrition expert, residing in the Washington, DC area.  He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in addition to three academic textbooks.  Dr. Wallace has a doctorate degree in Food Science & Nutrition from The Ohio State University and frequently serves …

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Observations from Experimental Biology 2014

May, 28, 2014 Guest Blogger Research 0

Today’s post comes from guest blogger, Apeksha Gulvady, PhD. Apeksha holds an MA and PhD in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas in Austin, where her research focused on the role of aging and diet-induced obesity on immune cell function. Apeksha previously worked with PepsiCo R&D, where she supported core nutrition business activities and priorities …

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Is Breakfast Really the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Today’s post is written by one of ENC’s Health Professional Advisors, Dr. Jason Karp. Dr. Karp is a nationally recognized running coach, 2011 IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year and owner of He holds a Ph.D. in exercise physiology. He writes for international running, coaching, and fitness magazines, is the author of five books, …

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