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 February 05, 2019

Leslie Beck: Why increasing your fibre intake can add years to your life
The Globe and Mail

If you don’t make a point of eating lots of fibre, it’s time to start. According to a recent analysis of studies conducted over the past 40 years, doing so can add years to your life.

Paleo and veganism have given birth to peganism. But is this new diet any good for you?
The Washington Post

While the pegan diet is more moderate—and potentially easier to follow—than either of its dietary parents, it does restrict many nutritious foods for reasons that aren’t quite supported by science. Here are the pros and cons.

The worst nutrition advice this dietitian has heard (and wants you to ignore)
Body+Soul

There is a wealth of nutritional misinformation infiltrating our society, which, at it's very worst, has the potential to harm people’s health.

Four steps to food security for swelling cities
Nature

Combine pockets of rural land, reduce food waste, improve farming and encourage urbanites to eat less meat, urge Baojing Gu and colleagues.