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Health Professional Advisors Conference Call
October 10, 2013
Today’s Agenda
• Welcome
• Research News Update
• Introducing the HPA
Resource Center
• HPA Program Updates
• Group Discussion
ENC Team
Mitch Kanter, PhD
Executive Director
Tia Rains, Ph.D.
Senior Director,
Nutrition Research &
Don Layman, PhD
Research Director
Anna Shlachter, MS, RD
Program Manager,
Nutrition, Research
& Communications
Research News
Research Pipeline
• The effect of consumption of 2 eggs/d for 6 months on cognitive function
in older adults
— E.J. Johnson, Tufts University
• Effect of increased, egg-based protein intake on muscle composition,
metabolic health and systemic inflammation in obese, older adults
— W. Campbell, Purdue University
Dietary cholesterol and heart health and disease: a systematic review
and meta-analysis
P.F. Jacques, Tufts University
• Effects of egg ingestion on endothelial function in adults with coronary
artery disease: a randomized, controlled, crossover trial
D.L. Katz, Y. Ma, Y. Kavak and V. Njike, Yale University
2013 ENC Research Grants and Fellowship
Research Grants
Effects of egg consumption on carotenoid absorption from co-consumed, non-egg foods
Effects of dietary protein patterning on weight loss and resistance training-induced changes in body composition, skeletal muscle, and
indices of metabolic syndrome
– W. Campbell, Purdue University
Improving choline, DHA, and amino acid supply to the infant during lactation
– M. Caudill, Cornell University
Differing effects of statistical approaches to assess the relationship between egg consumption patterns and adiposity using data from
2001-2008 NHANES
– V. Fulgoni, Nutrition Impact, LLC
Egg ingestion in adults with type 2 diabetes: Effects on glycemic control, anthropometry, diet quality and cardiometabolic status
– D. Katz, Yale University
Egg lutein prevents inflammation through activating AMP-activated protein kinase in hepatic mitochondria
– D. Lin, Oklahoma State University
Identification of anti-inflammatory properties of eggs in adipose tissue
– O. Ziouzenkova, The Ohio State University
A pilot study examining the impact of eggs for breakfast on weight loss and hunger in obese children
– K. Boutelle, University of California, San Diego
Dissertation Fellowship
Choline as a modulator of placental function for improving fetal development
– C. Kwan, Cornell University
Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition:
Washington, DC, December 5-7, 2013
“The Controversial Role of Dietary Protein in Diabetes and
Related Disorders”
Kevin Maki, PhD, Midwest Center for Metabolic and
Cardiovascular Health, “Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes
Mellitus and Metabolic Implications of Dietary Macronutrient
Theresa Nicklas, DrPH, Baylor College of Medicine,
“Relationships between Eating Patterns, Adiposity, and
Cardiovascular Risk Factors”
Barbara Gower, PhD, University of Alabama,
“Macronutrients and Metabolic Health
Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, Joslin Diabetes Center,
“Dietary Protein in the Practical Management of Diabetes”
Latest Research News
• Nutrition Close Up
October 3
• Nutrition Research Update Issue 8
Week of October 14
Bi-Weekly Research Update
The HPA Resource Center
Introducing the HPA Resource Center
• One-stop shop for key ENC
materials and information:
Education materials
Presentation resources
Research updates
Blogging resources
Contact information
ENC 2013 Program Updates
ENC FNCE Activities
WM DPG Breakfast
Registration open for HPAs
Booth Activities
HP Survey
AND Membership Giveaways
Meet the RDs
Spread the Word
Tweets/FB Posts
2014 Renewal Survey
A survey will be circulating to
determine interest in
participating on the panel next
year, stay tuned!
Group Discussion
• Call Formats
• Topics of Interest
• Google Group
Thank You,