SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: USNA), a global nutritional company, was recognized today as one of Utah's ' Best Companies to Work For' by Utah Business magazine. USANA was acknowledged for its unique and generous benefits, work-life balance and overall company culture. This is the fifth time the company has made the honorable list since 2002. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120807/LA53885LOGO) "To be recognized as one of the best companies to work for in the state of Utah would not have been possible if it weren't for all of our employees who truly believe our company is a great place to work," said USANA CEODave Wentz. "We work endlessly to provide our employees with the benefits and tools they need to excel in the workplace while still being able to maintain an excellent quality of life. To receive this title is an honor and an indication that the respect for our employees is a mutual feeling." This year the award honors 22 Utah companies that allow and encourage employees to successfully balance their personal and professional lives. The selections were determined by a rigorous two-part survey that evaluated company benefits, opportunities and management structure, as well as the opinions of each company's employees, collected through an anonymous company-wide survey. "This award represents the very heart of who we are and who we want to continue to be," said Paul Jones, USANA vice president of human resources. "To be recognized for our company culture, employment practices and the overall satisfaction of our staff is a tremendous honor, and is a tribute to all the USANA employees who create such a strong culture excellence, integrity and genuine concern for one another. I am grateful to be a part of such a unique and wonderful company." USANA has been recognized for its onsite workout facility, complimentary fitness classes, organic café, annual profit-sharing program and impressive health and life insurance packages both locally and nationally. Earlier this year, USANA also was named one of America's 'Best Places to Work For' by Outside magazine for the fourth consecutive year and was recognized as one of the 'Healthiest Places to Work' by Greatist.com. For more information about USANA's products and company, visit USANA.com. About USANAFounded in 1992, USANA Health Sciences (NYSE: USNA) is a U.S.-based nutritional company that manufactures high-quality supplements and personal care, energy, and weight-management products in their FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. USANA's products, tested by NSF International and used by more than 600 professional athletes, are developed by the company's award-winning team of scientists and sold directly to Preferred Customers and Associates in 18 international markets. Named one of Outside magazine's "Best Places to Work" for four consecutive years, USANA has received more than 100 state, national and international accolades, including Utah Best of State, Stevie Awards, Australian Business Awards, NutriSearch Editor's Choice and others. Learn more about USANA ( www.USANA.com) and the USANA True Health Foundation ( www.USANAfoundation.org/), stay current with the official USANA blog ( www.whatsupUSANA.com), like us on the USANA Facebook page ( www.facebook.com/USANAhealthsciences), or follow USANA on Twitter ( @USANAinc). Media Contact: Ashley CollinsExecutive Director of PR, Social Media, and CommunicationsUSANA Health Sciences, Inc.(801) 954-7280 media(at)us.usana(dot)com SOURCE USANA Health Sciences, Inc.