Leadership Centre

Supporting leadership capacity building within Ontario.

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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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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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"News in Brief" for April 04, 2018

Harvesting success with Fellowes Fresh Food Project
Pembroke Daily Observer

Fellowes’ Fresh Food Project was founded more than two years ago, in an attempt to increase awareness about local food production and food security issues.

Canada is one of the biggest wasters of food, report finds
The Globe and Mail

An international environmental group suggests that reducing Canada’s colossal food waste would be a smart business move and good for the environment.

Why you should try going meatless, at least some of the time
The Hamilton Spectator

For many Canadians there is a huge health component behind a reduction in meat consumption.

5 steps to lowering your cancer risk, according to a dietitian
The Washington Post

Christy Brissette, RD, says "...the truth is you need to eat a variety of potentially cancer-fighting foods to reduce your risk. And most of these foods are plants."

FDA's Gottlieb will stay the course on food transparency measures
Food Dive

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner says that Obama era regulations dealing with consumer information such as labeling, ingredient and standard of identification initiatives are at the center of a new nutrition innovation strategy.

Junk food cravings are just as bad for your wallet as they are for your health
Forbes

A new study confirms what you likely already know: Few things can stop us from hunting down the foods we crave.