Nutrition

Governor's Wellness Initiative

An important component of our physical well-being, nutrition fuels our body throughout the day. Making healthy choices, and giving our body the nutrients it needs, allows us to perform and feel our best at work and at home. It’s not about being perfect; even small changes can lead to big results.

With the Governor’s Wellness Initiative, you’ll find the information and resources you need to develop healthy habits to reach your health and wellness goals.

Recipe Contest

Calling all cooks! Are you the best baker in your office? Do you have the healthiest recipes around? Sanford Health Plan wants to hear from you. Submit your best healthy recipe for the Governor’s Wellness Initiative Recipe Contest. Sanford Health Plan’s registered dietitians will select the top submissions to include in a cookbook. We’re looking for all types of recipes—appetizers, main and side dishes, snacks and of course, dessert.

Submit your recipe for consideration by March 26, 2019.

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Special Edition Newsletter

Stay up to date on nutrition hot topics. Learn how to pack powerful lunches and snacks to fuel your workdays, get the scoop on late night snacking, and decode nutrition facts labels in this special edition.

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Nutrition Consultation

Treat and prevent chronic disease with nutrition. Sanford Health Plan members can receive a free consultation with a registered dietitian to create a personalized nutrition plan to meet your health and wellness goals.

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Fresh to Desk

Our work environment is a major influence on our decisions to eat healthy. Set your agency up for success by starting Fresh to Desk, a healthy snack program. Download the toolkit and posters to get started.

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Fresh to Desk

Make the healthy choice the easy choice in your workplace by introducing healthy snacks through the Fresh to Desk program.

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Fresh to Desk

Facts & Myths

Explore nutrition facts and myths through a recorded Q&A session with a Sanford Health Plan registered dietitian.

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Facts & Myths

Eating Healthy at Work

Pack a punch in your lunch with our recommendations for the best lunches and snacks to keep you satisfied and fuel your workday.

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Eating Healthy at Work

Food Label Literacy

Explore the updated Nutrition Facts label with a Sanford Health Plan registered dietitian and learn what to look out for when grocery shopping.

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Food Label Literacy