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 August 07, 2015

4 Nutrition Mistakes That Millennials Are Making
Huffington Post Canada

We didn't want to talk about the boring and obvious mistakes such as binge drinking, skipping meals, and not eating enough vegetables so we're focusing on a few of the more current diet fads that are trending among 20- and 30-somethings. Examples include #IIFYM, an acronym for "if it fits your macros" and much more. 

Can a food distribution renaissance save Canada’s processing industry?
The Globe And Mail

Another real tragedy remains unexamined: the dreadful collapse of our food-processing sector. Canada has lost more than 140 food manufacturing plants since 2008, a sad story that we do not talk about often enough.

Health Benefits of Herbs And Spices
Huffington Post Canada

Alberta-based registered dietitian Megan Wallace tells The Huffington Post Canada that she often encourages clients to experiment with herbs and spices. "It can help reduce the amount of salt they are including in their diet if they like other flavours as opposed to 'salty'," she explains.

Feeding people on our stressed planet will require a “revolution”
Environmental Health News

“If humanity is to avoid a calamitous loss of food security, a fast, society-pervading change as dramatic as the first agricultural revolution will be required,” they wrote in their report published last week in the International Journal of Environmental Studies.