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

  • What to Know About the Nordic Diet
    The Nordic Diet has some similarities with the Mediterranean Diet, largely because they’re both plant-forward. However, they do differ in some key ways. Check out what research on the Nordic Diet reveals about its impact on health. Plus, how you can incorporate aspects of the Nordic Diet into your own eating plan.
  • Celiac Disease Awareness Month
    May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. It’s a time when the Celiac community comes together to improve understanding of this difficult disease. It also places a spotlight on recent research and highlight questions yet to be answered.
  • Celebrate a World of Flavors During National Nutrition Month
    National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. During the month of March, everyone is invited to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.

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