Nutrition-Focused Social Platform Provides Healthy Food Guidance and Cost Savings

Portland, Maine/New York/Mountlake Terrace, Wash. (January 21, 2014)— In partnership with Guiding Stars and Wellness Layers, Premera Blue Cross has launched Serve it Up!™, a free, nutrition-focused social platform that helps people make healthier food choices at home and in the grocery store by “serving up” the most nutritious options first. The platform offers tools to build and share healthy shopping lists and recipes, coupons to lower food shopping costs and social engagement within the Serve it Up! community. Also available as a free mobile application, Serve it Up! is designed to help users make healthier food choices on the go. The Serve it Up! platform is available for license by other population wellness companies and is designed to complement and integrate with wellness incentive programs.

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Health Quest Announces Launch of Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program

LaGrangeville, N.Y. – Health Quest has announced its new partnership with Guiding Stars, the nation’s leading independent nutrition guidance program, which is now in place at Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Northern Dutchess Hospital, who join Putnam Hospital Center in this effort. Putnam Hospital Center announced its launch of this same program in April, 2013. The project has been in development since licensing for it began in 2008.

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Brewster Academy Launches Guiding Stars to Help Students Navigate Nutritious Choices

CONCORD, NH (October 29, 2013)— Brewster Academy, an independent, college preparatory day and boarding school in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, is teaming up with Guiding Stars, the nation’s leading nutrition guidance program, to educate students about healthy eating options and nutrition. The program, which will be implemented in Brewster Academy’s dining hall, is designed to help students make nutritious choices and garner the knowledge needed to make informed choices for years to come.

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Guiding Stars Makes Its Quebec, Canada Debut

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Portland, ME (August 13, 2013) – Making healthier food choices just got easier for Quebec shoppers with the introduction of Guiding Stars at select Loblaw Companies Limited banner stores across the province. As of August 1st, all Loblaws®, Provigo®, and Provigo Le Marche® stores in Quebec will feature Guiding Stars®, an impartial, nutrition navigation program, providing at-a-glance nutritional ratings for foods found in every store aisle. Appearing in 108 stores across the province of Quebec, Guiding Stars will reach millions of shoppers helping to take the guess work out of identifying nutritious foods.

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Mercy Hospital Cafeterias Now Offering Nutritional Guidance Program

PORTLAND, ME – (June 6, 2013) –Mercy Health System of Maine (MHSM) announced today that its cafeterias will feature the Guiding Stars food nutrition rating system. This new program will enable hospital staff and guests at both the Mercy State Street Cafeteria and the Fore River Café to make more informed nutrition choices when selecting […]

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