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 23, 2016

Swap a sugary beverage for water to shed excess pounds: study
The Globe and Mail

Think one sugary drink (or one glass of water) won’t make a difference? Think again.

Food waste is a disgrace Canadians have the power to fix
Huffington Post

Genevieve Zingg writes about her efforts to bring France's food waste law to Canada.

'Food porn' trend dates back hundreds of years: study
CTV News

A new study suggests that our desire to capture rarefied meals and show them off to the world predates Instagram by half a millennium or more.

Here’s how parents need to approach teen obesity, eating disorders, according to new guidelines
Global News

In a new set of guidelines, Stanford University doctors list approaches that parents can use to address obesity and eating disorders in their teenage kids.

Berry eaters may be at lower risk of diabetes: Meta-analysis
NutraIngredients North America

Data from almost 400,000 people suggests that consuming berries and the anthocyanins they contain may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus by 15-18%.