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​​​​​​​​​​Healthy Living

Healthy Living is a key area of focus for the YMCA. We embrace healthy living in all aspects of our program and services. Whether it be at a gym, a school camp or child care service we take steps in ensuring that our participants are active and have the right information of which to base healthy decisions upon.

There is a myriad of information available for people and we hope that this site can help you make the right decisions to ensure you are healthy and happy.​​​

Better Health Channel

YMCA has formed a partnership with the Better Health Channel to bring you the very latest in quality evidence-based health and well being information.​

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VicHealth Healthy Living Apps https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/media-and-resources/vichealth-apps
Just about everyone has access to the latest gizmo that is ‘guaranteed’ to help you be healthy. This is the most up to date information to help you select the right app for you.
 
The Parents Voice http://parentsvoice.org.au/​
YMCA is a proud supporter of the Parents Voice which is an online network of parents who are interested in improving the food and activity environments of Australian children.
 
Rethink Sugary Drinks http://www.rethinksugarydrink.org.au/
YMCA is also working to reduce the impact of sugar sweetened beverages on our children and young people.
 
Other great sources of information:
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Heart Foundation https://www.heartfoundation.org.au/healthy-eating
Cancer Council http://www.cancer.org.au/
Nutrition Australia http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/​​

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