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

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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 efficacy of nudge theory strategies in influencing adult dietary behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Chronic Disease Prevention Nudge Theory is a behavioral science theory that argues that positive reinforcement can lead people to make certain decisions. Nudge strategies used to impact nutritional choices include changes to the physical and/or food environment, availability of food (e.g., portion size, glass/dish size), or knowledge-based changes (e.g., labelling). This systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrates that overall, nudge strategies successfully increase healthy nutrition choices in adults aged 18-65.
Arno, A and Thomas, S
Evidence Summary, Strategy/Framework
Food Environment, Healthy Eating
School, Workplace, Cafeteria/Canteen, Recreation Center, Grocery/Retail, Mobile Vending, Restaurant/Food Service Premise, Food Bank
Adults (18-64)