Video Research Reports

Introduction by
Mitchell Kanter, Ph.D.
Executive Director, ENC

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        (1 min 10 sec)


David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Director, Yale-Griffin
Prevention Research Center

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       (7 min 35 sec)

Dr. Kanter will provide an overview of the mission of the Egg Nutrition Center, as well as a review of the ENC-funded research activities.    Dr. Katz discusses his research on diet and endothelial function, and highlights the many benefits of eating eggs.


Marie Caudill, Ph.D., RD
Associate Professor,
College of Human Ecology
Cornell University

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       (6 min 55 sec)


Maria Luz Fernandez, Ph.D.
Dept. of Nutritional Sciences
University of Connecticut

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       (7 min 35 sec)

Dr. Caudill reviews the functions of choline, her research on choline as an essential nutrient, particularly as this relates to pregnant women, and dietary sources of choline.     Dr. Fernandez clarifies common misperceptions about eggs, which she refers to as a functional food, and also discusses dietary cholesterol, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome. 


Donald K. Layman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus,
University of Illinois
Director of Research, ENC

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       (5 min 42 sec)


Ken Anderson, Ph.D.
Dept. of Poultry Science
North Carolina State University

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       (6 min 51 sec)

Dr. Layman speaks about his extensive research on protein, the current debate regarding optimum protein intake, and the importance of protein distribution throughout the day, particularly at breakfast.    Dr. Anderson explains his research assessing the cholesterol found in eggs from caged hens vs. eggs from cage-free hens, which lead to the discovery that the cholesterol content of 1 large egg is 185 mgs vs. the previously reported 212 mgs.

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