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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Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Benchmarks for Nutrition in Child Care

Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition This position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics presents current evidence and recommendations for nutrition in ECE and provides guidance for food and nutrition practitioners working with parents and child-care providers. This paper targets children ages 2 to 5 years attending ECE programs and highlights opportunities to improve and enhance children’s healthy eating while in care. (Please note that this is an American resource. In Canada, nutrition standards should be based on Canada’s Food Guide.)

Author:
Benjamin-Neelon, S.
Category:
Strategy/Framework
Topics:
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Food Environment, Food Literacy, Food Safety, Food Security & Access to Food, Healthy Eating
Setting:
Children's Service/Child Care
Age:
Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), Provincial, National, International