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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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Start the Day Right

Getting a good start on the day means finding the right breakfast for you to give your body energy. Healthy and delicious, fortunately, go hand in hand when it comes to breakfast foods. These are a few of our dishes in the breakfast rotation.

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2017 On the Shelves: Food Trends Lookout

Watch the recording of this free, 30-minute webcast to hear dietitians Allison Stowell and Kit Broihier discuss promising nutrition trends for the year ahead.

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The Science of Heart Health

According the Cleveland Clinic, Americans don’t know their personal (and critical) numbers for reducing risk of cardiovascular disease. Yes, we know that we should reduce our risk, and as a dietitian, I am happy that many of you try to be “healthy,” but the problem is that what you don’t know is if those choices are having the right results.

The Science of Heart Health

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A Smoothie for Winter

Smoothies for breakfast in the middle of winter might not seem like a great idea, but if you're a smoothie fan looking for something warmer, this recipe might be the perfect way to start your day.

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High Blood Pressure and The Power of Potassium

February is American Heart Month, and in the past I’ve written about sodium and how decreasing one’s salt and sodium intake can bring heart-y benefits for many people, including lower blood pressure. High blood pressure is a risk factor for stroke and heart disease, so doing what we can to keep our blood pressure in a healthy range is a smart strategy for heart-healthy living. There’s more to dietary management of blood pressure than keeping a lid on sodium intake, however. Getting enough potassium is equally important. So, it’s time for some potassium love…

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