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STORY SUMMARY: Specialists answer important questions regarding Guiding Stars® available exclusively at 44 Loblaws® stores locations in Ontario. Guiding Stars® is an objective, nutrition navigation program that provides at-a-glance nutritional ratings for foods found in every store aisle. With Guiding Stars®, foods are rated for their nutrition quality and can earn up to three stars based on a debit and credit scoring system. Foods are credited for containing vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, whole grains and omega 3 and debited for containing saturated fat, trans fat and added sodium or added sugars. The stars are displayed on the shelf tag associated with each food.
- Alexis Williams, registered dietitian, Loblaw Companies Limited explains the Guiding Stars program
- Alexis Williams explains how to use the Guiding Stars program while shopping
- Alexis Williams explains what a food's star rating says about it
- Alison Duncan, professor, Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph on how Guiding Stars was adapted for Canada
- Alison Duncan explains the Guiding Stars algorithm
- Alison Duncan on why she got involved with Guiding Stars
- Alison Duncan explains how foods without nutrition labels are rated in Guiding Stars
- Michael Lovsin, senior vice president, Health and Wellness, Loblaw Companies Limited explains Loblaw's commitment to health and wellness
- Michael Lovsin talks about how Loblaw stores support healthier lifestyles for Canadians
- Michael Lovsin explains how Guiding Stars simplifies healthier choices
- Michael Lovsin on how Guiding Stars works
- Michael Lovsin on why Loblaw is introducing Guiding Stars
- Mother walks down cereal aisle, checks nutrition ratings, speaks with Alexis Williams, registered dietitian, Loblaw Companies Limited about Guiding Stars
- Visual of customer in produce aisle buying tomatoes
- Visual of Guiding Stars signage on product tags
- Visual of baby food aisle
- Visual of produce area with large Guiding Stars signage
- Visual of Loblaws sign from outside of store
- Visual of additional cereal aisle, signage and baby food aisle
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