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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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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"News in Brief" for January 28, 2019

Canada's new food guide might be free of industry influence, but the great food fight isn't over yet
CBC

Health Canada is accepting industry input on food labels and marketing to kids.

Canadian Paediatric Society updates food guideline for babies at risk of allergies
CBC

Parents of babies at high risk of developing allergies are now officially advised to offer foods such as peanut butter, milk and eggs at about six months of age, the Canadian Paediatric Society says.

Loneliness can be a big factor in getting good nutrition, experts say
National Newswatch

Many, including nutrition professor Catherine Morley, are applauding a section of Canada's new food guide that encourages people to eat with others when possible, to prepare more foods at home and to plan their meals.

Healthy food makes you happy: Research shows a healthy diet improves your mental health
Forbes

Over the last 10 years or so, studies have begun to show that healthy eating impacts not only our physical health, but our mental health as well.

Why we're so obsessed with rigid diets like keto
NBC

Samantha Cassetty, RD, writes that "decision fatigue" may be part of the reason why rigid diets appeal to so many people.

Connected critics: Branding for a people-centered food system
Resilience

Wayne Roberts writes about the importance of "connected criticism" for the food movement.