University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

Nutrition & Healthy Eating

Health Coaching

Work with a health coach face-to-face or participate in the NextSteps over-the-phone program to develop nutritional goals and learn about eating healthy.

Healthy Living Online Programs

Participate in one or many six-week, online programs to learn about improving your diet. There are 13 different Online Healthy Living programs which offer a step-by-step approach to making behavioral changes, including Healthier Diet, Weight Loss, Getting in Shape, and Stress Relief.

University of Minnesota Farmers Market

The Farmers Market happens every Wednesday during the summer on Gateway Plaza, just outside the McNamara Alumni Center. The market features Twin Cities-area vendors who travel 2.5 hours or less to deliver and sell everything from berries to sweet corn to tomatoes to squash. As is the tradition, the market will be held rain or shine, every Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

 Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives: Cooking for Wellness

The Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives: Cooking for Wellness course will help you develop healthy cooking and eating strategies to take home and use for weeks and years to come. The program uses hands-on demonstrations led by professional chefs to improve your culinary skills and teach you new techniques to adapt your cooking to a healthier lifestyle



Quick links

Need assistance?

  • StayWell HelpLine: 866-341-1170
  • Email: 
  • 4-UOHR Phone Center:
    • 612-624-8647
    • 800-756-2363