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Nutrition Program

YMCA Nutrition Solutions

When it comes to overall wellness, the 80-20 rule applies: 20% of your success depends on physical activity, and 80% comes from nutrition!

To make sure you’re getting the most from the foods you eat, the YMCA can help.

The Y offers nutrition solutions to help members optimize their health and achieve their fitness goals. (Not a member? Join here!)

Nutrition services are led by a certified nutrition specialist or registered dietitian and are provided at Y Wellness Centers throughout the metro area, including Downtown Denver, Glendale, Littleton, Southwest Denver, Arvada and University Hills.

Upcoming Virtual Program: Chickpeas 4 Ways

Free Cooking Demonstration

September 24, 2020 11:00-11:45 am & 5:30-6:15 pm

Hosted by YMCA Nutritionist


  • 3 cans of chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans)
  • olive oil
  • liquid coconut oil
  • tahini (sesame paste)
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves
  • garlic
  • maple syrup
  • salt
  • ground cumin
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • everything bagel seasoning
  • raw, cut veggies for dipping (example: baby carrots, cucumber slices, red bell pepper strips)


  • oven
  • baking trays or pans
  • parchment paper
  • can opener
  • strainer
  • blender or food processor
  • measuring cups/spoons
  • scraper
  • cutting board/knives

Register for 11 am Demo

Register for 5:30 pm Demo


Professional Consultation
  • One-on-one guidance from a Y nutrition specialist
  • Set goals – lose weight, get more energy, or get in optimal condition for an event
  • Identify barriers and strategies
  • Get realistic, everyday solutions for proper nutrition and meal planning

1-hour session: $49

(3) 1-hour sessions: $130

15-minute consultation (in-person or by phone): NO COST

Maximize your 80% at the YMCA!

YMCA nutrition sessions are flexible and can be arranged to fit your schedule. Our knowledgeable and friendly nutritionists are ready to guide you on your wellness journey! Call 720 524 2747 or contact a YMCA nutritionist below.


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Liz Bravman is our Nutrition Specialist based out of the Susan M. Duncan Familiy YMCA. Liz is a former pediatric nurse who went back to school to receive her Master's in Nutrition Education. She has worked in various community programs around Denver teaching low-income families how to eat healthy on a budget. Since Liz has three active children, she also specializes in helping busy individuals, families, parents and children learn how to keep wellness and lifelong nutrition habits a priority. Contact Liz to learn more and schedule your no-cost 15-minute consultation!



Cami Woomer is passionate about making nutrition fun and easy by meeting clients where they are and incorporating real-life factors when helping clients design and accomplish their nutrition goals. She has experience working with weight loss and diabetes prevention clients, and she understands that lifestyle changes are the key to success with both. In her free time, Cami enjoys doing anything outdoors and is constantly trying new things to continue to grow. Contact Cami to learn more and schedule your no-cost 15-minute consultation!


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