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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The Associations Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Children’s Health: An Updated Review of the Literature

Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks This research synthesis examines the evidence regarding the various health impacts of sugar sweetened beverages (SSB)s on children’s health (obesity, insulin resistance, dental caries, and caffeine-related effects), the health impact of substituting SSBs with other drinks, and the role of taste preferences in SSB consumption patterns. The vast majority of the available literature suggests that reducing SSB consumption would help improve children’s health by decreasing the risk for obesity and other negative health consequences
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Evidence Summary
Chronic Disease Prevention, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight | Obesity, Nutrients, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages or Energy Drinks
Children's Service/Child Care, School, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Home, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Restaurant/Food Service Premise
Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17)
National, International