Public Health Nutrition

The impact of a supermarket nutrition rating system on purchases of nutritious and less nutritious foods

A 2014 independent study conducted by researchers from Cornell University examined how the Guiding Stars nutrition rating system impacted consumer food purchases.  According to the study, “the introduction of the nutrition ratings led shoppers to buy a more nutritious mix of products.”

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The Guiding Stars Scientific Advisory Panel provided comments to Public Health Nutrition in response to specific study conclusions.

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