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 16, 2014

Canada’s new nutrition labels: Five things to know
The Star

Additional commentary from nutrition experts including, Mary L’Abbe (professor and chair of the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Toronto) and Jennifer Taylor (professor and chair of the department of applied human sciences at the University of Prince Edward Island).

On Soylent, whole meal supplements, and the folly of thinking real food is replaceable
The Post

Is drinkable nutrition the right path for our health? Registered Dietitian Jennifer Sygo discusses this topic.

Supermarket confusion: Making more informed choices with a new Nutrition Facts Table

Registered Dietitian Carol Dombrow provides a quick snapshot of some of the proposed changes for food labels.

The True Cost of a Burger
NY Times

What you pay for a cheeseburger is the price, but price does not necessarily reflect cost. Mark Bittman explains how those true costs are much greater than the price and he attempts to describe and quantify some of those costs.