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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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

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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 February 03, 2017

Toonies for Tummies program gives Toronto students a healthy breakfast
Inside Toronto

The Grocery Foundation is set to launch its Toonies for Tummies campaign, collecting donations in select retail locations across the city with proceeds going to breakfast programs in the communities where the funds are collected.

L.A. Food Truck Project Shows Trickiness of Healthy Eating
Next City

Why not order your daily government-recommended serving of fresh fruits, vegetables and whole grains from food trucks?

Giving our business to India
Country Guide

Organics is thought of as a First World phenomena, and that organic production is unaffordable for most people in the world. Yet in one of the poorest countries of the world, there was organic labelling everywhere.

Everyone should cook with MSG, says food scientist
Yahoo News

MSG's bad reputation comes from a few early studies. In the decades since, however, there has been little support for the claim that MSG has prevalent negative effects.

Healthy images could be used to rouse people from junk food obsession
Food Navigator

Billboards pointing out healthy food options could be enough to pull people out of their junk-food obsession, early Australian research suggests.

Regular meal patterns may protect against heart disease
Medical News Today

The new statement from the American Heart Association suggests when and how often individuals eat may affect their risk factors cardiac and blood vessel conditions.