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.
Shakshuka is not a well-known dish in all parts of the U.S. I only learned about it from a little cafe in Philadelphia when I was traveling for a conference a few years ago. I fell in love immediately and started looking for variations for Guiding Stars. For me, discovering new dishes from different cultures is a small and delicious reminder of the richness diversity brings to our lives.
Great nutrition starts in your kitchen. Browse through our extensive recipe database for star-worthy recipes that will inspire you and make feeding your family nutritious food a little easier.
Listen to Allison Stowell and Kitty Broihier discuss nutritious options in the grocery store in this free, one-hour webinar.
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Search for any of 100,000 foods in the Guiding Stars database and view the zero, one, two or three star nutrition rating for that food.
Guiding Stars simplifies selecting a healthy choice for supermarket shoppers. We provide at-a-glance star ratings for both national and store brand products – on shelf tags, on packaging for store brands and online. Behind the scenes, the program also supports grocery retailers to create a more healthy and equitable food system. Let me explain some ways in which we do this.
Most people who eat with me on a regular basis know that I don't love soup. If someone invites me over and tries to pawn soup off on me as a meal, I will be externally polite...but internally crabby. So when I tell you that I love this soup, cook it often, and rely on it to nourish sick friends and family, please know I'm saying that as someone who does. not. praise. soup. Let's talk about the features that make this recipe work for me and for Guiding Stars.
Grocery shopping is an extra sweet experience for chocolate lovers this month. Supermarket displays are filled with everything their chocolate-loving hearts could possibly desire. Of course there are plenty of decadent desserts, but shoppers should notice more “responsible” chocolate treats available this year too. As we have said before “go ahead, eat the chocolate.” If, however, you are looking for more nutritious options, Guiding Stars makes your search simple.