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A Win for Heart Health: Guiding Stars Applauds FDA’s Move Toward Eliminating Trans Fats

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In a major win for heart health in the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration has taken a significant first step toward eliminating harmful trans fats from foods. The agency has issued a preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils—the primary source of trans fat in desserts, frozen pizza, margarine and other processed foods—are no longer “generally recognized as safe.”

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Brewster Academy Launches Guiding Stars to Help Students Navigate Nutritious Choices

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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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Cosentino’s Market Launches Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program

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Portland, ME and Kansas City, Mo. (April 9, 2013)- Aiming to help shoppers in Kansas City make more nutritious food selections for themselves and their families, Cosentino’s Food Stores and Guiding Stars, the nation’s leading independent nutrition guidance program, today announced the launch of the Guiding Stars at-a-glance food rating system at Cosentino’s Market and Sun Fresh locations in the Kansas City area.

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