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 20, 2019

Simcoe County farms unaffected by food guide changes

Canada’s recently revised food guide has new rules for Canadians in the kitchen, but some Simcoe County farmers aren’t expecting to be affected.

Plant diet proponents ignore other realities
Thompson Citizen

Advice urging Canadians to eat more plant-based foods ignores the fact that fruits and vegetables are still pretty expensive, and meat consumption is an important part of many cultures, Sylvain Charlebois writes.

Diet drinks linked to a higher risk of stroke after the menopause
Medical News Today

A study that followed tens of thousands of postmenopausal women for more than 10 years has linked a higher consumption of diet drinks to an increased risk of stroke, heart disease, and death.

Intermittent fasting can improve overall health
The Daily Times

Registered dietitian Angie Tillman explains that while fasting is simply the absence of eating, intermittent fasting is a little more complex.