Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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Enhancing leadership competencies, facilitating thoughtful discussion and examination of leadership issues for public health professionals.

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Community Food Advisor

Promoting safe and nutritious food selection, preparation and storage practices.

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Community Food Advisors work in their community to improve and promote safe and healthy food selection, preparation, and storage practices.

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Public Health and You

Your questions about public health answered...all in one place.

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Learn about why public health plays a vital role in ensuring the health of communities across Ontario!

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Ontario Public Health Association

Committed to improving the health of Ontarians.

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Since 1949, OPHA has served as a catalyst for development in the Public Health sector.

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Nutrition Resource Centre

Credible public health nutrition at your fingertips.

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Strengthening the capacity of health professionals across all care settings and in all communities across Ontario.

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"News in Brief" for December 06, 2017

Is your child a picky eater? Five ways to fun and healthy mealtimes
National Post

If you have a picky eater at home, you aren’t alone. Almost 50 per cent of parents identify their preschoolers as picky eaters.

The link between gut health and mental health
The McGill Tribune

Stress-eating can be detrimental for mental health, as research shows an important link between gut health and mental health.

Food-makers are taking salt and sugar out of food. But they're adding fat.
Chicago Tribune

Buffeted by changing consumer demands and concerns over the health effects of excess salt and sugar, the world's largest food companies have tried to make their products more healthful.

Producers of sugary food have more incentives to maintain sugar levels than cut them, study finds
Medical Xpress

A new study from the World Health Organisation and City, University of London has found that producers of food with high sugar content have many more incentives to maintain sugar levels than cut them.

How to drink your coffee for maximum health benefits, now that doctors confirm a few cups a day can do you good
South China Morning Post

The type of coffee you choose and how you prepare it determines how much of its proven health benefits you gain; filter coffee lightly roasted, drunk black and unsweetened, may be your best bet.