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 10, 2014

4 summer hydration tips served up
CBC News

Nutrition experts share strategies to beat the summer heat.

Obesity's links to density of fast-food restaurants tested
CBC News

The work was conducted by scientists at the University of Western Ontario, in London, and published in the Canadian Journal of Public Health. The research reveals that the average body mass index of Canadians living in areas with a high density of fast food outlets is higher than the average BMI of people who live in neighbourhoods with more full-service restaurants.

Why snacking might be better for you
Global News

Three square meals a day used to be the way people ate, but there’s a new trend of frequent, smaller meals – think snacking – is gaining steam. But is snacking healthy? Registered Dietitian Cara Rosenbloom discusses this trend.

Why your fast food-friendly neighbourhood is making you gain weight
Global News

Additional commentary from University of Western Ontario study's co-authors: Simon Hollands and Dr. Sisira Sarma.