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 April 24, 2019

Includes...

  • A dietitian's hacks for feeding picky children
  • ADA updates consensus report regarding personalized nutrition therapy in type 2 diabetes
  • Meal kits are full of wasteful packaging—but they might still beat the grocery store

"News in Brief" for April 30, 2014

Includes...

  • Cupcakes, juice banned as city-run daycares battle obesity
  • Uncovering the ‘dirty secret’ about sugar
  • What you don’t want to know: drinking too much can give you cancer

"News in Brief" for April 29, 2014

Includes...

  • Eight ways to fight your allergies with food
  • New food cart system aims to give kids options at Children’s Hospital
  • Obesity IS a public Health concern

"News in Brief" for April 28, 2014

Includes...

  • Calorie counts will be on U.S. restaurant menus and beyond
  • Canada’s obesity ‘epidemic’ exaggerated and the health risks overstated, Fraser Institute says
  • Province Serving Up Local Food Projects

"News in Brief" for April 25, 2014

Includes...

  • Calorie and fat intake increased among statin users: study
  • Sudbury-pioneered nutrition test now the standard

"News in Brief" for April 23, 2014

Includes...

  • Alcohol linked to thousands of new cancer cases annually in Ontario
  • Aboriginal people in Toronto may face premature death: study
  • No dedicated food inspectors in Vancouver after CFIA cuts, says union

"News in Brief" for April 23, 2014

Includes...

  • Breastfeeding may protect against heart disease: study
  • Hamilton EpiPen project to launch in local food courts in June
  • Phytochemicals 101: What you need to know about these tiny super-nutrients

"News in Brief" for April 22, 2014

Includes...

  • Debate over Mexico food labeling gets bitter over sugar
  • Study finds ginseng can help prevent and treat the flu
  • Is your medication depleting your nutrient reserve?

"News in Brief" for April 17, 2014

Includes...

  • Added sugar should be clear on labels, says dietitian
  • People with chronic conditions want to use e-tools to manage their care: study
  • Starbucks and other chains add nutritional info to menu

"News in Brief" for April 16, 2014

Includes...

  • Canadians spending more out of pocket on health care
  • Salt reduction playing major role in drop of heart disease deaths: U.K. researchers

"News in Brief" for April 15, 2014

Includes...

  • Improving Access to Health Care for Ottawa Residents
  • The super seed square-off: Which is healthier?
  • Youth Speaks Up participants learn about healthy eating, active lifestyle

"News in Brief" for April 11, 2014

Includes...

  • How to cut the hidden sugars out of your diet
  • Jennifer Sygo: Diet books you can trust? Gimmick-free? Yes, it’s possible, and here are two prime examples

"News in Brief" for April 10, 2014

Includes...

  • Investing in Community Health Infrastructure
  • Restaurant inspections: Why results can be hard to find
  • Supermarket confusion: Sodium, fat, sugar and gluten

"News in Brief" for April 09, 2014

Includes...

  • 10 ways to eat more fruit and vegetables
  • Campaign urges Canadians to break up sedentary routines
  • High diabetes rate linked to ethnic backgrounds, poor walkability

"News in Brief" for April 08, 2014

Includes...

  • Body image negativity can start at 3-years-old, researcher says
  • Canadian Diabetes Association unveils Diabetes Charter for Canada
  • Northern food security: 'We can find a solution to this'

"News in Brief" for April 07, 2014

Includes...

  • 'Childhood obesity costs $19,000 per child,' researchers say
  • First 3 years of eating influence children's long-term tastes: study
  • Type 1 diabetics thriving and living longer

"News in Brief" for April 04, 2014

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  • Rates of diabetes during and before pregnancy way up, can harm infants: study
  • The Play Exchange launches the Active at School Challenge

"News in Brief" for April 03, 2014

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  • Canadian researchers developing treatment for celiac disease
  • Crohn’s study gets major funding boost
  • Numerous vegetable, fruit portions reduce risk of dying: Study

"News in Brief" for April 02, 2014

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  • More research on Mediterranean diet's benefits
  • Eat more fresh fruit and vegetables, U.K. residents told in health study
  • Ten servings of fruit and vegetables a day — not five — needed for good health, researchers say

"News in Brief" for April 01, 2014

Includes...

  • ‘Hidden sugars’ in alcoholic drinks increase chances of going over daily recommended limits: U.K. experts
  • Getting real on detoxing, cleansing and ‘eating clean’
  • New North End guide pinpoints where to buy healthy eats