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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
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HEALTH & WELLNESS

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/dining/nutrition.html

For Your Health

Being well and eating well means becoming aware of choices and making the right decisions to achieve a better today and a better tomorrow. Your Sodexo dining team is committed to offering you a wide range of options for a healthy dining experience. From recipes that include the most nutritious mix of ingredients to offering educational resources for positive lifestyle habits, healthy options are the result of a team dedicated to advancing the well-being of the entire campus community.

Another important part of our focus on health and wellness is the use of seasonal menus, featuring fresh and healthy ingredients - many of which are grown by local or regional farmers. Every season has its own unique produce that is showcased in delicious signature dishes to highlight the distinct flavors and natural appeal of seasonal items.

For students who have special dietary and nutritional needs we have informational resources and customized menus to address your needs. These menus meet the strictest compliance standards, without sacrificing flavor, texture or presentation.

 

My Fitness Pal: The FREE MyFitnessPal App is the leader in its category, allowing the user to apply the nutrition and exercise information to guide healthier decisions in real time. Create your free account at http://myfitnesspal.com then search "Sodexo Campus" recipes or scan the item's barcode. 

 

Good health. Most people want it but many struggle with making it a natural 
part of each day. Mindful by Sodexo strives to change that. 

Our approach is to make it an easy choice for you to enjoy a healthier lifestyle.
In our cafes located in corporate settings, government offices, colleges and 
universities, and healthcare facilities throughout the country, we will now offer 
Mindful foods that balance nutrition with enticing flavors to create an indulgent 
way to enjoy health.

Our hope is that making Mindful choices becomes second nature for you not 
only in the workplace but also at home with your family.

 

 


Sodexo's nutrition icons make it easy to identify healthy choices

Look for these nutrition icons on the foods being served on your campus to help you meet your dietary needs or desires. If you need assistance finding the right types of foods for you, please reach out to your on-campus Sodexo manager or chef. If you have additional dietary questions, please contact us so we can help! Sodexo has registered dieticians ready to answer your questions and help you make healthy choices.

Please be concious of the top 8 food allergens.

  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Peanuts
  • Tree nuts (such as almonds, cashews, walnuts)
  • Fish (such as bass, cod, flounder)
  • Shellfish (such as crab, lobster, shrimp)
  • Soy
  • Wheat

Gluten Free Options:

  • Gluten free bread and wraps available at Stacks, Grill 155, Noodles and Greens, Einstein Bros Bagels. Any sandwich, wrap or breakfast burrito on the menu can be made with the gluten free alternative.
  • About 95% of all homestyle meals served at the Market are gluten free, including all of the sauces and gravies. Gluten free rolls are available upon request. Soups are also gluten free.
  • Tortillas at Taco Bell are NOT gluten free, but gluten free wraps can be requested as a substitute for most menu items. Taco Bell beef is NOT gluten free.
  • Mein Bowl's stir fry items and sushi are gluten free. Anything that is battered or in wonton skins is NOT gluten free. All rice is gluten free.
  • Chick-Fil-A's waffle fries, chargrill chicken without a bun, chargrill salad are gluten free. You can order grilled chicken nuggets which are gluten free (available upon request).
     

If you have a food allergy and need special accommodation please contact us at 507-389-2613.

 

Quick Links

  • A Better Tomorrow Starts Today!
    Learn more about making smart choices for your health, for your community and for your planet
  • Meet the Dietitian
    Ask your health questions to one of our registered dietitians
  • Nutrition Tracker
    Use MyFitnessPal and Sodexo's Nutrition Calculator to plan and track your meals
  • My Plate
    Get healthy eating tips, create a personalized plan, and more with the latest information from the USDA 

 

Nutritional Information