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Nutrition Science for Policy Making

Nutrition research informed by policy needs, will have greater impact. Nutrition and diet policies, like the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, are based on a body of scientific evidence built from many individual research studies. In a commentary in The Lancet, Drs. Kelly Brownell, from Duke University, and Christina Robert, from Harvard University, advocate for enhancing …

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Culinary Institute Works Together with Nutrition Experts on Healthy Food and Beverage Opportunities

  “Bringing together the best of world cooking and the latest in nutrition research” – CIA, 2015. The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), in conjunction with the Harvard School of Public Health, held the tenth annual Worlds of Healthy Flavors conference in January 2015. This conference brought together world-class nutrition researchers along with “influential corporate …

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Read Papers from The Controversial Role of Macronutrient Composition in Diabetes and Related Disorders

In 2013, ENC sponsored and organized a satellite symposium “The Controversial Role of Dietary Protein in Diabetes and Related Disorders” chaired by Mitch Kanter, PhD, Executive Director, ENC, held in conjunction with the American Society for Nutrition’s 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference (December 5-7,2013) in Washington, DC. The program featured presentations which …

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Literature Evaluation for Credible Communications

Jan, 23, 2015 Guest Blogger Uncategorized 0

Today’s post is an excerpt of an article originally published in the Fall 2014 edition of Nutrition Close-Up written by Kate Byers, MS, RDN. Kate is a nutrition communications consultant to the Egg Nutrition Center and writer. She publishes the blog Indulgent Wellness and contributes to the blog Smart Eating for Kids. Whether working with …

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Calling Student Writers for Nutrition Unscrambled

For those who are not that familiar with the Egg Nutrition Center or our offerings, our mission is to be a credible source of nutrition and health science information for health professionals, and  we take this very seriously. Through the research we fund, as well as the educational materials we produce, we strive to be …

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Can People with Heart Disease Start Eating Eggs Again?

For the past several decades, individuals with heart disease or at high risk for the development of heart disease have been advised to consume <200 mg/day of dietary cholesterol, whereas healthy adults are advised to consume <300 mg/day. Such recommendations are based on the assumption that dietary cholesterol produces harmful increases in blood cholesterol, which …

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Physiological Impacts of Protein and Effects on Weight Management

Dec, 30, 2014 Guest Blogger Research 0

ENC likes to provide the opportunity for up and coming investigators to showcase their research, and today’s post comes from a student of Jamie I. Baum, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at the University of Arkansas. Dallas Johnson is a graduate of the University of Arkansas receiving a B. S. in Biology. He now works as a …

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Economical Eggs One Answer to Vitamin D Deficiency

Today’s post comes from the Fall Issue of the Nutrition Close-Up, ENC’s newsletter that provides information on current nutrition and research trends and upcoming presentations. The post was authored by Yanni Papanikolaou, Vice President of Nutrition & Commercialization at Nutritional Strategies Inc. Nutritional Strategies Inc. is a scientific consulting firm specializing in developing evidence-based communications, conducting nutrition research, and …

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The Link Between Nutrition, Exercise and Muscle

Dec, 17, 2014 Guest Blogger Research 0

ENC likes to provide the opportunity for up and coming investigators to showcase their research, and today’s post comes from a student of Jamie I. Baum, PhD, Assistant Professor of Nutrition at the University of Arkansas. Brianna L. Neumann graduated from Truman State University with a bachelor of science in Exercise Science.  Her undergraduate research experience …

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Balancing a Holiday Food Budget While Keeping Healthy Eating a Priority

Today’s post comes from Karen Buch, RDN, LDN. Karen is widely recognized nutrition expert with broad experience in retail dietetics. She is owner and principal consultant at Nutrition Connections LLC  and Chair of the Supermarket/Retail Subgroup in the Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. See more of her writing …

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