We are committed to help you and your family live a healthier and happier life through more informed food and health choices. To support this goal, we have developed an exciting nutrition program in partnership with Australia’s leading network of nutrition experts, n4 food and health.

Whether you are looking to achieve sustainable weight loss, better educate yourself and your family around the benefits of good nutrition, or smash your fitness goals, there is something for everyone in our nutrition program which is FREE as part of your membership.

Through the nutrition program you will be able to enjoy access to:

  • nutrition seminars
  • YMCA Healthy Living Magazine.

Nutrition seminars  

We run nutrition seminars every quarter run by qualified dietitians, covering topics including healthy living, diet, digestion and gut health.

Subscribers will be notifed with how to join our nutrition seminars via email. To become a subscriber, please contact nutrition.vic@ymca.org.au.

In the meantime, take a look at YMCA Healthy Living Magazine below, or visit Virtual Y to access a variety of nutrition resources.


YMCA Healthy Living Magazine

Our YMCA Healthy Living Magazine is a free quarterly publication packed full of healthy, seasonal recipes, easy snacks, nutrition tips, and food the whole family will love. We also give you ideas on how to get active and stay active all year round.

Plus, each edition offers various giveaway competitions – take a look at our terms and conditions below.

Autumn 2023 edition

Welcome to the autumn 2023 edition of the YMCA Healthy Living Magazine! This edition is full of delicious food, seasonal recipes and nutrition tips. We explore the surprising health benefits of Brussels sprouts and reveal what makes the perfect balanced lunch. Find out how to make your shopping basket healthier and discover what's in season. Nutrition experts also give us fascinating insight into topics from women's fertility to wheat intolerance and choosing the best plant-based milk. Parks Victoria even share brilliant hiking and bushwalking tips, so you can try something new this autumn!



Read the autumn 2023 edition

  • Terms and conditions


    Unless otherwise specified, all competition / giveaways contained in the autumn 2023 issue commence on 17 March 2023 and conclude on 31 May 2023. Each competition is a game of skill and chance - we play no part in determining the winner. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Winners will be selected by the YMCA VIC ACN/ABN 75 092 818 445 Nutrition Program Sponsor, at Unit 502, 990 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill VIC 3128 Australia and winners will be notified by email the week commencing 1 June 2023. The prize includes The Biting Truth Cookbook & Healthy Portion Plate, valued at $60.00. The prize is not redeemable for cash. To enter, simply tell us your thoughts about the autumn 2023 edition of YMCA Healthy Living Magazine in 50 words or less and email this to nutrition.vic@ymca.org.au by 15 May 2023. If your comments are chosen, then you’ll be notified via email during the week commencing 1 June 2023 as the prize winner! Responsibility is on the recipient to check emails to redeem the prize. Failure to respond within one month will result in a forfeit of the prize. The winner may also be announced on social media using a first name initial and surname. Prize can be claimed via an email response to both the YMCA and n4 food and health. Any unclaimed prize may be re-promoted in future editions. Entries will not be subscribed to future editions of the YMCA Healthy Living Magazine unless 'SUBSCRIBE ME’ is included in the entry.