Guiding Stars Scientific Advisor

Looking to learn more about the science behind Guiding Stars? Our scientific advisor breaks nutrition down to the nuts and bolts to help you out.

Kit Broihier, MS, RD, LD is a member of the Guiding Stars Scientific Advisory Panel. As part of the panel, Kit works collaboratively on reviewing the latest nutrition guidelines and scientific research as it relates to the Guiding Stars algorithm. Kit’s skills as a writer and her love of creating more nutritious recipes has put her in a unique position of being able to bridge the gap between nutrition science frontiers and public health, which she does in her posts on the Guiding Stars blog. Kit also regularly participates in Guiding Stars Webinars.

Get Started with the Science Behind the Stars

  • Benefits of a Dry January
    A month of abstaining from alcohol provides short and long term health benefits. Here are some benefits for partaking in “Dry January”.
  • Five Things to Know About The National Strategy on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health
    A White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health was held in September for the first time in over 50 years. The Conference coincided with the Biden Administration’s release of the National Strategy to improve our overall health and nutritional well-being. These are the goals of the Strategy that we think you should know about.
  • The FDA Wants to Rewrite the Healthy Definition
    When it comes to packaged foods, the meaning of “healthy” as a general descriptor gets murky. We walk you through the FDA’s new proposed definition of “healthy food”.

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