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.

Community Food Advisor website

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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Public Policies to Reduce Sugary Drink Consumption in Children and Adolescents

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks This policy statement outlines the scientific evidence on the health effects of sugar-sweetened beverages and provides policy recommendations to reduce consumption among children, adolescents, and their families. Policy recommendations include taxation, marketing restrictions, discouraging the inclusion of sugar-sweetened beverages in nutrition assistance programs, nutrition labelling, making healthy beverages the default choice, and limiting sugar-sweetened beverages in hospitals.

Muth, N., Dietz, W., Magge, S., Johnson, R. American Academy of Pediatrics, AAP Section on Obesity, AAP Committee on Nutrition, AAP American Heart Ass
Breastfeeding & Childhood Nutrition, Chronic Disease Prevention, Food, Nutrition & Menu Labelling, Food Environment, Food Marketing, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks
Children's Service/Child Care, School, Long-term Care, Workplace, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Community-at-large, Grocery/Retail, Restaurant/Food Service Premise
Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Local/Municipal/Regional, Provincial (Ontario), Provincial (outside Ontario), Provincial, National, International