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 16, 2016

8 so-called ‘healthy’ foods registered dietitians wouldn’t (or rarely) eat
Global News

Global News dives into some of the biggest healthy eating misconceptions and myths.

Leslie Beck: Your veggie burger can be far from bland and boring
The Globe and Mail

Meatless burgers are gaining popularity with people looking to eat more foods that are packed with phytochemicals and fibre and have considerably less cholesterol-raising saturated fat than animal foods.

USDA could say 'cheese' to $150M bailout for dairy farmers
Food Dive

Dairy farmers could receive a government bailout for tens of thousands of tons of cheese, pending a response from tge U.S. Agriculture Secretary.

Breast milk may be lacking for pre-term infants: Study
NutraIngredients Europe

A human breast milk study opens the door for customised nutrition for premature babies, as researchers find pre-term milk contains different micronutrients for the first few weeks after birth only.

Supermarkets identified as main junk-food source for consumers: Study
Food Navigator Europe

Improving access to healthy foods may not be as effective in changing dietary habits as previously thought, as a study identifies supermarkets as the main source of junk food among consumers.