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A guide to the Health Star Rating system - how to use the Health Stars, how they're calculated and more.
Building a healthy lunchbox can be confusing and challenging for time poor parents. It's difficult to know which packaged lunch box snacks are actually healthy, and which ones our kids should steer clear of. In this post, Dietitians Anna and Alex of The Biting Truth show you how you can use the Health Stars to build a healthy, balanced lunch box for your kids using a mix of packaged and fresh foods. #healthstarsau #healthstarrating

Building a healthy lunchbox can be confusing and challenging for time poor parents. It's difficult to know which packaged lunch box snacks are actually healthy, and which ones our kids should steer clear of. In this post, Dietitians Anna and Alex of The Biting Truth show you how you can use the Health Stars to build a healthy, balanced lunch box for your kids using a mix of packaged and fresh foods. #healthstarsau #healthstarrating

Confused as to how packaged products can fit into a balanced diet? For tips on using the Health Stars in your local supermarket, click through to the Health Star Rating website. #healthstarsau #healthstarrating

Confused as to how packaged products can fit into a balanced diet? For tips on using the Health Stars in your local supermarket, click through to the Health Star Rating website. #healthstarsau #healthstarrating

Ever wondered how similar products like pasta sauce can have such different Health Star Ratings? Products are given a rating based on their nutritional profile, and a higher amount of risk nutrients like sugar and salt will lead to a lower rating.  Click through for more information. #healthstarsau #healthstarrating

Ever wondered how similar products like pasta sauce can have such different Health Star Ratings? Products are given a rating based on their nutritional profile, and a higher amount of risk nutrients like sugar and salt will lead to a lower rating. Click through for more information. #healthstarsau #healthstarrating

The Health Stars have been designed to take the guesswork out of choosing healthier packaged foods! As Amanda shows in this blog post, it's all about the simple swaps, leading to healthier choices overall.

The Health Stars have been designed to take the guesswork out of choosing healthier packaged foods! As Amanda shows in this blog post, it's all about the simple swaps, leading to healthier choices overall.

See how 'Hipster Mum' uses the health stars accross each of the different food categories in this article.

Shopping Made Easier With Health Stars

See how 'Hipster Mum' uses the health stars accross each of the different food categories in this article.

Read on to see how Jo from blog 'Lifestyle Fifty' uses the Health Star Rating to quickly compare her packaged food groceries, helping her find the healthier options.

Health Star Rating - A Healthier Way of Shopping

Read on to see how Jo from blog 'Lifestyle Fifty' uses the Health Star Rating to quickly compare her packaged food groceries, helping her find the healthier options.

Use the health stars on your next grocery shop to quickly and easily compare similar packaged foods.

Use the health stars on your next grocery shop to quickly and easily compare similar packaged foods.

Be sure to check out this article from Amanda (blogger at 'Cooking for Busy Mums') on how she uses the Health Star Rating system to help make healthier choices for her family.

Be sure to check out this article from Amanda (blogger at 'Cooking for Busy Mums') on how she uses the Health Star Rating system to help make healthier choices for her family.

We love this article from blogger, 'Hipster Mum' on how she uses the Health Star Rating to help navigate the shopping aisles with little ones in tow.

Easier Supermarket Shopping with Health Stars

We love this article from blogger, 'Hipster Mum' on how she uses the Health Star Rating to help navigate the shopping aisles with little ones in tow.

Did you know the Health Star Rating only compares similar products (like yoghurt with yoghurt)? The higher the stars the healthier! Read more of our FAQ's over at the Health Star website.

Did you know the Health Star Rating only compares similar products (like yoghurt with yoghurt)? The higher the stars the healthier! Read more of our FAQ's over at the Health Star website.

See how Amanda from 'Cooking for Busy Mums' uses the Health Star Rating system to speed up her weekly grocery shop, helping her pick the healthier option at a glance.

See how Amanda from 'Cooking for Busy Mums' uses the Health Star Rating system to speed up her weekly grocery shop, helping her pick the healthier option at a glance.

Pre-packaged lasagne can be a great last minute dinner option. Be sure to check the Health Star Rating and serve it with a fresh side salad or steamed veggies for a healthier meal.

Pre-packaged lasagne can be a great last minute dinner option. Be sure to check the Health Star Rating and serve it with a fresh side salad or steamed veggies for a healthier meal.

"Overwhelmed by all the types of cereal? Use #HealthStars to  narrow your choice down. The more #HealthStars, the  healthier. "

"Overwhelmed by all the types of cereal? Use #HealthStars to narrow your choice down. The more #HealthStars, the healthier. "

Looking for an expert opinion on the Health Stars? Look no further: Healthy Food Guide has broken down the benefits of using the Health Star Ratings during your weekly grocery shop.

Looking for an expert opinion on the Health Stars? Look no further: Healthy Food Guide has broken down the benefits of using the Health Star Ratings during your weekly grocery shop.

Not sure how health stars are calculated? Click through for a full break down on the positive and risk nutrients that are taken into account when assigning a star rating.

Not sure how health stars are calculated? Click through for a full break down on the positive and risk nutrients that are taken into account when assigning a star rating.


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