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 July 31, 2014


  • Gluten-free diet could do more harm than good for those who don't need it
  • Peach and quinoa
  • Summer camp tailors to kids with diabetes

"News in Brief" for July 30, 2014


  • Can BBQ be both tasty and healthy?
  • Health Canada proposes new changes to how packaged food is labelled
  • Local Credit Union Kicks in Support Again For Student Nutrition Programs in the Area

"News in Brief" for July 28, 2014


  • Building Active and Healthy Communities
  • Cooking up bargains
  • MarketMobile brings healthy food to the doorstep

"News in Brief" for July 24, 2014


  • I want to eat less meat. Which other foods are good protein sources?
  • Mealtime negotiations a disservice to kids, parents
  • Province backing new support groups for Albertans affected by eating disorders

"News in Brief" for July 23, 2014


  • Canada recalls California fruit for possible listeria
  • Five things to know about caffeine and your health
  • Kids Don't Need Sugary Snacks After Sports

"News in Brief" for July 22, 2014


  • Do Canadian women know enough about heart disease?
  • Probiotics seem to help lower blood pressure
  • List Of The Best Healthy (And Worst) Store-Bought Bread

"News in Brief" for July 21, 2014


  • Canada’s proposed new nutrition labels arm us against added sugars, but will they go far enough on the sweet stuff?
  • New label rules to soon take effect for mechanically tenderized beef
  • Study of Organic Crops Finds Fewer Pesticides and More Antioxidants

"News in Brief" for July 18, 2014


  • Fund targets food safety improvements
  • Not all salads are created equal
  • Nutrition: Restless legs syndrome

"News in Brief" for July 17, 2014


  • 7 nutrition tips for Ramadan fasting
  • Physical activity needs for health payoffs often underestimated
  • Saskatchewan researcher focuses on nutrition in stroke rehab

"News in Brief" for July 16, 2014


  • Canada’s new nutrition labels: Five things to know
  • On Soylent, whole meal supplements, and the folly of thinking real food is replaceable
  • Supermarket confusion: Making more informed choices with a new Nutrition Facts Table

"News in Brief" for July 15, 2014


  • Nutrition labels proposal gets positive reaction
  • What Health Canada’s ‘easier to read’ nutrition labels would look like
  • Which summer fruits are most hydrating for smoothies, without the sugar-kick?

"News in Brief" for July 14, 2014


  • Government of Canada proposes changes to nutrition information on food labels
  • Infant formula bottles with broken seals prompt food safety warning
  • Ottawa seeks overhaul of how food labels measure sugar intake

"News in Brief" for July 11, 2014


  • Northwestern Ont. obesity rate 10% more than province
  • Poverty a major barrier to good health for urban aboriginals: study
  • Report analyzes cost of healthy food in KTHR

"News in Brief" for July 10, 2014


  • 4 summer hydration tips served up
  • Obesity's links to density of fast-food restaurants tested
  • Why snacking might be better for you

"News in Brief" for July 09, 2014


  • Kid’s Summer Nutrition
  • Number of food commercials aimed at kids is increasing, study finds; calls for government to ban the ads
  • Sports nutrition for beginners

"News in Brief" for July 07, 2014


  • $2 hospital meals could cause malnutrition, dietitians warn
  • Canadian researchers explore best practices to treat childhood obesity
  • What are some healthy gluten-free grains, besides brown rice and quinoa?

"News in Brief" for July 04, 2014


  • Are carrots bad for you?
  • Hope Blooms to build new greenhouse next to north-end garden
  • How strong is your summer drink?

"News in Brief" for July 03, 2014


  • From wild blueberries to lentils to back bacon, celebrate Canada’s whole food bounty year-round
  • Green carts get fresh produce to low-income neighbourhoods
  • Nutritional values signalled with traffic light code

"News in Brief" for July 02, 2014


  • Canada's Food Guide: Nutritionists, Dietitians, Share Their Healthy Eating Tips
  • Foods with canola oil found to help people with Type 2 diabetes
  • How to banish the long-weekend bloat