The Scientists

Scientific Advisory Panel

A team of leading nutrition science, food science, and public health experts make up the Guiding Stars Scientific Advisory Panel. Each one brings a unique perspective to the Guiding Stars algorithm. Together they maintain its integrity to meet evolving national and international dietary standards — not to mention their own high standards.

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The Blog Team

Scientific Advisor

Kit Broihier, MS, RD, LD is a member of the Guiding Stars Scientific Advisory Panel. She writes for our blog, translating her knowledge of the nutrition science behind the stars for the benefit of the general public.

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Our Dietitian

Registered Dietitian, Allison J. Stowell MS, RD, CDN

Allison Stowell, MS, RD, CDN joined the Guiding Stars team to help people understand how to use the Guiding Stars nutrition guidance program. She blogs about her experiences as a practicing dietitian.

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Expert Chef

Expert Chef Erin Dow

Erin Dow is a chef with over 14 years of experience. She develops new recipes for Guiding Stars and writes about her experiences helping schools engage students in improving the cafeteria offerings.

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