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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"News in Brief" for February 22, 2019

Food sovereignty is not just about rights, but better physical health and emotional well-being
APTN News

With hunting and harvesting rights being attacked, and the cost of food going up, First Nation, Metis and Inuit people are finding it challenging to make healthy food choices on a tight budget.

CFIA regulations on classifying milk products ‘badly out of date’
iPolitics

In Canada we colloquially refer to non-dairy "milks", "cheeses", and so forth in everyday language, the media, and even supermarket advertising. Anna Pippus argues that product labels should be permitted to reflect our language.

6 health claims based on industry-funded food studies
San Francisco Chronicle

Food policy expert Marion Nestle has raised the alarm about health claims that food companies have used to promote their products after sponsoring the original scientific studies on which the claims are based.

Here's why dietitians don't recommend the Whole30 Diet or even consider it safe
Popsugar

Dietitian Kaley Todd explains that a proper elimination diet should always be monitored by a health professional.