The OPHA is a not‐for‐profit member‐based association that provides leadership in advancing public health in Ontario. Our Association represents six public and community health disciplines and our membership represents many public health and community health professionals from Ontario. To learn more about us, our structure, strategic direction, or membership, please visit the following links:

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The OPHA leads the development of expertise in public and community health through collaboration, consultation and partnerships. Learn more about our Constituent Societies here.

The OPHA leads the development of expertise in public and community health through collaboration, consultation and partnerships. Learn more about our Constituent Societies here.

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I Love to Cook and Play Program Manual

Chronic Disease Prevention I love to Cook and Play is a community-based program for children and youth aged six to twelve that supports the implementation of Ottawa Public Health’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) guidelines. The program manual will enable program leaders to teach children how to prepare simple, healthy, low-cost meals and snacks and to emphasize the importance of daily physical activity. The manual includes HEAL information, learning topics, hands-on activities, healthy recipes, games and additional resources to support programming.
Author:
Ottawa Public Health
Category:
Guide
Topics:
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Literacy, Healthy Eating, Physical Activity
Setting:
School, Recreation Center, Community-at-large, Community Garden, Community Kitchen
Age:
Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial (Ontario)