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 December 15, 2016

Green apple program promotes healthy eating
Sudbury.com

Metro and Food Basics are teaching students how to add fruits and vegetables into their diet.

Good fats part of healthy diet, doctor says
WRAL.com

Fat has become a bad word in the diet world, but the truth is there are healthy fats, according to Cleveland Clinic's Dr. Mark Hyman.

Probiotics have a ‘positive effect’ on stress and anxiety: Meta-analysis
NutraIngredients USA

Probiotics consumption may have advantageous effects on mental health by lessening the psychological symptoms of perceived stress, depression and anxiety, according to a new systematic review and meta-analysis.

Social eating leads to overeating, especially among men
Medical News Today

A new Cornell Food and Brand Lab study finds that men are at particular risk of overeating in social situations even when there is no incentive to do so.

The case for taxing sugar, not soda
Washington Post

Economists say don’t tax the soda — tax the sugar it contains.

Come new year, F&B companies to junk ads targeted at children
The Economic Times, India

Top food and beverage makers are gearing up to meet the December 31 deadline for stopping all advertising of products to children below 12 years of age, which may change the way some of the biggest foods brands in the country are promoted.