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 May 30, 2014

Includes...

  • East York Neighbourhood Initiative provides healthy eating and cooking tips
  • Obese, overweight population hits 2.1 billion worldwide
  • Tracking Nutrition Trends survey shows Canadians making positive dietary changes

"News in Brief" for May 27, 2014

Includes...

  • Heart disease: treatment using vegetables over drugs
  • Into the mouths of babes: What parents need to know about new Canadian feeding guidelines, from solids to sippy cups
  • Avoiding fatty foods? Time to rethink your diet

"News in Brief" for May 27, 2014

Includes...

  • Child obesity fuelled by stress response
  • Food prices on the rise for Edmonton shoppers
  • Should I match certain nutrients (like calcium with vitamin D) for maximum benefit?

"News in Brief" for May 23, 2014

Includes...

  • ‘Eco-Atkins’, a low-carb vegan diet, helps shed excess pounds, lower heart disease risk, Ontario study suggests
  • How do we put healthy eating ahead of cheap and easy alternatives?
  • U.K. supermarket Tesco removes candy from child's-eye view

"News in Brief" for May 22, 2014

Includes...

  • Frozen or delivery? The search for a healthier slice of pizza
  • Managing childhood obesity at SickKids
  • Obesity to overtake smoking as worst heart disease risk factor

"News in Brief" for May 21, 2014

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  • Click your way to a healthier way of eating with new food tracking app
  • Canada gets D- in annual active kids report
  • Physical inactivity of Canadian kids blamed on 'culture of convenience'

"News in Brief" for May 20, 2014

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  • 'Food has become discretionary spending': Ottawa Public health
  • Food safety concerns cost seafood plant its registration
  • Restrict fruit juice to a glass a day to avoid unsafe levels of sugar, U.K. experts warn, citing links to diabetes, obesity

"News in Brief" for May 16, 2014

Includes...

  • Food Revolution Day 2014
  • Is your gluten intolerance real? Study suggests gluten sensitivity is fake

"News in Brief" for May 15, 2014

Includes...

  • Food dye amounts revealed in brand name products
  • Longer life: The public health argument for better transit
  • Rice eaters healthier over all, study suggests

"News in Brief" for May 13, 2014

Includes...

  • Alcohol kills millions a year, WHO says
  • Health benefits of wine and chocolate debunked by new study
  • Red wine antioxidants don't improve heart health

"News in Brief" for May 13, 2014

Includes...

  • City's food policy council digs into first meeting May 14
  • Eating your daily fruit intake is healthier than drinking it
  • Guelph Wellbeing Initiative enters third phase: food, connectivity and homelessness

"News in Brief" for May 12, 2014

Includes...

  • Are cleanse diets really a good idea?
  • New campaign aims to cut the risk of cancer in Alberta by half
  • Screen time during pregnancy can affect childhood obesity: study

"News in Brief" for May 09, 2014

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  • Grocery store loyalty cards help disease detectives trace food outbreak source
  • Kellogg to drop 'all natural' label from Kashi products
  • Break the cycle of dieting and deprivation to avoid a lifetime spent battling eating disorders

"News in Brief" for May 08, 2014

Includes...

  • Monsanto Fund to Support Ontario's Food Banks through Fresh Food Program
  • Rising CO2 levels threaten human nutrition, study says
  • Program puts students in the know on nutrition

"News in Brief" for May 06, 2014

Includes...

  • New program expanded in fight against childhood obesity
  • Will doing without some sugars improve your health?
  • These five household staples are surprisingly sweet. What are some alternatives?

"News in Brief" for May 05, 2014

Includes...

  • Hunger Awareness Week: Who Do You Think Uses the Food Bank?
  • Taming that sweet tooth
  • Why some say 'not so fast' to U.S. schools serving healthier food

"News in Brief" for May 02, 2014

Includes...

  • Alberta putting $45M into family care clinics
  • Loblaw commits to remove "every extra bit of sodium" from President's Choice line up
  • Ontario Local Food Fund Recipients

"News in Brief" for May 01, 2014

Includes...

  • New SickKids initiative battling childhood obesity on numerous fronts
  • Toronto's SickKids Hospital works to STOMP out child obesity
  • The secret to eating a healthy, satisfying breakfast