Per cent Contribution Figure 1 Nutrient contributions of eggs to the American diet.

important role in the diets of seniors who have decreased caloric intakes as well as in weight-reduction and weight-maintenance diets. Studies have shown that egg intake has a significant effect on satiety beyond what would be predicted from its protein and fat contents. Egg intake slows the rate of gastric emptying, resulting in a flatter blood glucose response and a lower insulin response. The effects on gastric emptying appear to be related to the effects of egg yolk (not white) intake on the secretion of chole-cystokinin and gastric inhibitory peptide.

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