Navigating Nutrition Labels

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 2:00pm

Nutrition labeling systems impact the way we choose and consume food, which means that the world of labeling is a fascinating forum for innovation in nutrition education. Join Guiding Stars nutrition experts for this webinar to learn more about the history of various systems and what they mean for the way we make choices about food. You’ll learn more about:

  • The growing trend of nutrition labeling systems
  • Identifying various systems and their implementations
  • The impact such systems have on shopping habits and diet behavior
  • What the future may hold for food label systems

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Allison Stowell, MS, RD, CDN
Guiding Stars Dietitian
As a Registered Dietitian, Allison enables individuals to make positive, sustainable changes in their eating habits by stressing conscious eating, improving relationships with food and offering a non-diet approach for reaching and maintaining ideal body weight. She joins the Guiding Stars team to help people in a number of sectors (grocery, hospitals, schools and universities) to understand how to use the Guiding Stars nutrition navigation program to make healthier food choices.

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Kitty Broihier, MS, RD, LD
Scientific Advisor
Kitty has dedicated her career to helping businesses, public relations agencies, trade associations and the media navigate the ever-changing nutrition landscape. She is the president of NutriComm Inc., a consultancy specializing in food and nutrition communications. Kitty is also an adjunct faculty member of Southern Maine Community College’s Nutrition Department. Kitty has served on the board of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for many years, including two terms as president.

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