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1. Eating at night could increase diabetes, breast cancer risk

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 21, 2015

Individuals should avoid eating snacks at night because this could increase the risk of developing diabetes and breast cancer, a study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggested. Women had a 20% lower risk of developing hyperglycemia for every three hours of fasting at night, which "could be a novel strategy to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer," lead author Catherine Marinac said. Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The (04/20)

2. Easy lentil loaf

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 20, 2015

Rock your meatless Monday with this tasty lentil loaf. My Whole Food Life

3. Greek shrimp pasta

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 21, 2015

Try out this whole wheat spaghetti and shrimp dinner with tomatoes and feta. A Healthy Slice of Life

4. Va. dietitians get lesson on making kimchi

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 22, 2015

Registered dietitian and chef Sean Danahy pitched kimchi as a nutrition powerhouse to members of the Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, some of whom thought it might be a tough sell given the dish's appearance and smell. Danahy said kimchi is a popular Korean side dish that offers the health benefits of fermented foods and is easy to make. "It takes time to develop a palate for this," he said. Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk), The (04/22)

5. Confetti quinoa salad with barbecue ranch

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 23, 2015

Have this confetti quinoa salad as a side at dinner and save the extras for a delicious lunch. Peas and Crayons

6. Study calls for tailored obesity treatment

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 20, 2015

Clinicians should create treatment plans tailored to suit six categories of obese patients, according to a study in the Journal of Public Health. The study categorizes patients dealing with obesity as: young healthy females, people with the poorest health, affluent and healthy older people, males who drink heavily, unhappy and anxious middle-aged people, or physically ill but happy elderly. "We are all different and different health promotion approaches work for different people," said lead author Dr. Mark Green. Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model), The (04/17)

7. Banana split chia seed pudding

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 24, 2015

Need a new yummy breakfast? Try out this banana split chia seed pudding. Eating Bird Food

8. Ancient grains are full of nutrients, dietitians say

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 21, 2015

Ancient grains such as amaranth, buckwheat and quinoa are available in whole kernels and flours and may contain levels of protein, fiber and vitamins that are higher than in regular wheat, said registered dietitian nutritionist SeAnne Safaii. RD Lisa Andrews said spelt is an ancient grain that offers a sweet, nutty taste in baked goods, is digested more slowly than processed grains and contains plenty of fiber and iron. Idaho Press-Tribune (Nampa) (04/21) WCPO-TV (Cincinnati) (04/20)

9. Market bean salad

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 22, 2015

This fresh salad features black-eyed peas, field peas, sprouted lentils, sprouted sweet peas and fresh cherry tomatoes. A Spicy Perspective

10. Antioxidant-rich foods may protect skin against aging, RD says

SmartBrief for Nutritionists | Apr 23, 2015

Diet can affect aging and dermatology experts say foods high in antioxidants may offer some protection against damage due to ultraviolet light, writes registered dietitian Joan Salge Blake. Foods that can help include peppers, which have vitamin C; wheat germ and oils, for vitamin E; and pink grapefruit or tomato juice, for lycopene, Blake says. (04/21)

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