Nutrition News

Protein-packed breakfast prevents body fat gain in overweight teens

Heather LeidyAugust 12, 2015: University of Missouri-Columbia
Researchers compared the benefits of consuming a normal-protein breakfast to a high-protein breakfast and found the high-protein breakfast, which contained 35 grams of protein, prevented gains of body fat, reduced daily food intake and feelings of hunger, and stabilized glucose levels among overweight teens who would normally skip breakfast.
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DGAC Report in the News

Watch a video clip from NBC Nightly News on the recently released DGAC scientific report.

The Controversial Role of Macronutrient Composition in Diabetes and Related Disorders

The following papers, based on a presentation during a satellite symposium at the 2013 Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference (December 5-7, 2013) in Washington, D.C , were recently published in Journal of Nutrition in a supplement titled “The Controversial Role of Macronutrient Composition in Diabetes and Related Disorders”.

Dietary Substitutions for Refined Carbohydrate That Show Promise for Reducing Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Men and Women
Kevin C Maki and Alyssa K Phillips


Dietary Protein Is Important in the Practical Management of Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes
Amy P Campbell and Tia M Rains


Differing Statistical Approaches Affect the Relation between Egg Consumption, Adiposity, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adults
Theresa A Nicklas, Carol E O’Neil, and Victor L Fulgoni III


A Lower-Carbohydrate, Higher-Fat Diet Reduces Abdominal and Intermuscular Fat and Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Adults at Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Barbara A Gower and Amy M Goss


View ENC’s perspective on the ACC/AHA Guidelines

View AEB/ENC’s statement on the Atherosclerosis article and egg and cholesterol consumption.

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