Posts in Author: Mitch Kanter, Ph.D.
Featured article in the Summer 2016 Issue of Nutrition Close-Up
Guiding Stars, North America’s leading private nutrition guidance program, recently announced that the organization has updated its approach to factoring dietary cholesterol into its ratings system. The move came in response to evolving scientific evidence and changes reflected in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Dr. Mitch Kanter, Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) spoke with Dr. Leslie Fischer, a scientific advisor to the Guiding Stars program and one of the rating system’s chief developers, about the Guiding Stars system and the rationale behind the changes in its cholesterol rating. Here’s what Dr. Fischer had to say in response to ENC’s questions: