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 October 31, 2018

Huron Heat pay it forward with acts of kindness in the community
Seaforth Huron Expositor

Members of a girls hockey team in Huron, Ontario put their money together and bought $125 worth of groceries at Seaforth Foodland that were donated to the food bank.

Report by Toronto food banks reveals long-term trend of rising food bank use
Cision

A recent report shows that despite Toronto's growth in prosperity, there still continues to be a steady and severe rise in food insecurity levels.

The scientific reason why you can't stop eating halloween candy
TIME

You might assume that sugar is the sole reason that Halloween candy is so hard to resist. After all, it can activate reward circuits in the brain that also light up in response to drugs like cocaine. But Halloween candy’s hold on you goes beyond sugar alone.

Fitness: Do protein supplements build muscle or fat?
The Sudbury Star

A study published in Science and Sports noted that too much protein can build more fat than muscle. Researchers hypothesized that, when it comes to the use of protein supplements among gym enthusiasts, the gap between science and practice is huge.