Nutrition Unscrambled Blog

What’s New in the World of Diabetes Research?

Today’s post comes from Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE. Campbell is a nationally-known dietitian, author, blogger and lecturer specializing in nutrition and diabetes management. As a certified diabetes educator, she was a diabetes educator and program manager at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA for over 19 years. She is a contributing author to …

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Nutrition Research Presented at OMED 2014

ENC wrapped up our conference season this year at the Osteopathic Medical Conference and Exposition (OMED) from October 25-29, in Seattle, WA. We enjoyed interacting with osteopathic physicians and hearing more about interest in nutrition and health during the exhibit booth and during a product forum. The product forum, titled “Challenging Nutrition Dogma: New Research …

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How Many Eggs Can I Eat? The NY Times Provides Answers

Nov, 18, 2014 Guest Blogger Uncategorized 0

Today’s post comes from guest blogger Kristen Wilk, MS, RDN. Kristen holds a BA in psychology from Yale University and an MS in nutrition from Boston University. Having completed her dietetic internship at Boston Medical Center, Kristen is a registered dietitian nutritionist and incoming Treasurer of the Chicago Food & Nutrition Network. With interests in …

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ENC at FNCE 2014

Almost a month has passed since the 2014 Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics’ Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE®), the world’s largest gathering of registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs), held on October 18-21 in Atlanta, GA, and the month after gives practitioners time to digest what they’ve learned and put it into practice. As a …

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Complexity of Individual Variability in Nutrition

Today’s post comes from the Summer Issue of the Nutrition Close-Up, ENC’s newsletter that provides information on current nutrition and research trends and upcoming presentations. Please visit to access the current and previous issues of the Nutrition Close-Up. One size does not fit all when it comes to health. Be it diet, exercise, or prescription medications, …

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High-Quality Protein on a Budget

While dangerously high rates of obesity today are no secret, scientists and health professionals continually strive to find obesity’s root causes, in an effort to combat related alarming health trends. In their searches, researchers have found a link between obesity and chronic diseases due to consumption of high energy dense foods such as refined sugars, …

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The Changing Nutrition Research Landscape

More and more notable happenings in the nutrition environment seem to be cropping up on a near-daily basis in both the lay and technical communities which remind me that our attitudes and understanding about the foods we eat are changing rapidly. From a lay perspective, separate recent articles on the front page of the Wall …

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Two Things You Didn’t Know About Dietary Protein

After years of standing in the shadows of carbohydrate and fat research, there’s been an influx of publications in recent years on the benefits of dietary protein. Much of this new science has focused on satiety and preservation of lean mass and how these characteristics facilitate weight loss. Protein, particularly at the expense of carbohydrate, …

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The Egg Yolk: A Goldmine of Nutrition + Recipe for Apple Cheddar Bread Pudding Bites

Oct, 13, 2014 Guest Blogger Egg Facts, Foodie 0

Today’s post comes from Serena Ball, MS, RD. Based in St. Louis, registered dietitian Serena Ball is co-founder of blogs at She is a nutrition writer and social media expert. Serena’s flavor-focused food writing has appeared in Relish, Spry and Parents, and Don’t toss those yolks! As a registered dietitian, I am surprised to hear it suggested that the healthiest …

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Applying the Latest Research: Increasing Protein to Benefit Blood Pressure

ENC likes to provide the opportunity for up and coming investigators to showcase their research. Today’s post comes from Justin Buendia, PhD candidate at Boston University School of Medicine (Graduate Medical Sciences division). Justin works in Dr. Lynn Moore’s nutritional epidemiology research unit in the Nutrition & Metabolism graduate program, where his doctoral work and …

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