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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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Creamy Avocado Goodness

Chipotle Pork Wrap

Guacamole made with simple ingredients adds a nice boost of heart-healthy fats and produce to any wrap, and paired with this delicious pork, your friends will be fighting more over the last wrap than over whose team is better on the field.

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Weighing in on Weight Loss Diets

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Join dietitians Allison Stowell and Kit Broihier on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:00 PM ET for this free, one-hour webinar to discuss the science behind popular weight loss diets.

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A Few Take-Aways From “The Best Diet” Rankings

Mediterranean Fish Chowder with Potatoes and Kale.

Given all the media hoopla, you’ve likely already heard—the Mediterranean Diet snagged the top slot for “Best Diet Overall” for the first time this year. Unless you read through the whole list, you may not realize how extensive it is—41 diets were reviewed! (That’s a lot of diets…wonder what that says about dieting in general…a topic for another day.)

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Hummus & Chicken FTW

A basic wrap[ can be a thing of beauty. Using hummus as your spread, you can boost the protein, fiber, and flavor of a simple chicken wrap. Packed with veggies and sliced into pinwheels, you've got a nutritious snack that's easy to eat, fun to look at, and completely delicious.

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Savory: Fast, Fresh and Easy Features Guiding Stars in New Food that Fits Issue

All recipes in Savory: Fast, Fresh and Easy magazine’s new “Foods that Fits” issue for January 2019 earn Guiding Stars! The monthly publication offers seasonal recipes, entertaining ideas, and nutrition tips to supermarket shoppers.

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