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

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

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

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 […]

Cosentino’s Market Launches Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program

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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