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Since 2006, Guiding Stars has been making nutrition as easy as 1, 2, 3. We analyze foods using a patented algorithm and translate the nutrition information to a rating system that is easy to understand.

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8 Classic Comfort Foods with a Nutritious Twist

Mushroom Beef Burgers

Comfort foods have a bad reputation of not being good for you. Here at Guiding Stars, we’ve compiled a list of comfort foods that are just as yummy as the originals but are packed with plenty of nutrition.

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5 Well-Balanced Meal Ideas

What makes a meal a well-balanced meal? Find out what’s important to make a meal well-balanced and how Guiding Stars is here to help your family make nutritious choices.

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School Lunch Supplies List

It’s back to school season. That means it’s time to stock up on new gear, so your students are prepared to start the school year in style. Don’t forget about school lunch as you create your shopping lists. Whether your family has decided between school lunch or lunch from home, there will likely be a field trip where your child could use these lunch supplies. Parents have a lot of cool new products to choose from to ensure that their child’s lunch is not only nutritious and safe, but also looks appetizing at lunch time. For this month’s Nutritious Nudge, I created a list of lunch supplies and considerations to help parents with their back to school shopping. 

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Our Basic Grilling Guide & Great Grilling Sides

Grilling season… the most wonderful time of year when you can bring the cooking outside and when pots and pans don’t greet you after a delicious dinner! As we embark on another season of warm weather cooking, it seems like the right time for a little “grill basics” refresher.

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