Hospital First With Guiding Stars Nutrition Guide

Sebasticook Valley Hospital in Pittsfield, ME, has become the first hospital in the country to implement the Guiding Stars nutrition guidance program, which rates prepared meals, snacks and grab-and-go items according to their nutritional value, in its cafeteria.

Guiding Stars utilizes a proprietary algorithm that is grounded in evidence-based science and the most current guidelines and recommendations of leading national and international health organizations, such as the FDA and USD

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