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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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

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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 02, 2014

Canada's Food Guide: Nutritionists, Dietitians, Share Their Healthy Eating Tips
Huffington Post

In honour of Canada Day, Huffington Post talked to dietitians and nutritionists from across the country about the one thing they would add or change about the current food guide.

Foods with canola oil found to help people with Type 2 diabetes
The Globe

People with Type 2 diabetes who were advised to follow a diet with a low glycemic index supplemented with extra canola oil had lower blood glucose levels and greater reductions in heart risk than those who ate a diet high in whole grains, researchers found.

How to banish the long-weekend bloat
The Globe

Leslie Beck provides tips on regaining a healthy diet without skipping meals, sipping smoothies instead of eating, or cutting carbs for days on end.

New local food rules offer new opportunities for producers
CBC News

The New Brunswick government’s new buy local policy for meetings and events could lead to future opportunities for food producers and companies, according to a Fredericton business owner. Agriculture, Aquaculture and Fisheries Minister Mike Olscamp released the new policy on Friday that expands the government’s existing buy local initiative to promote the use of local and healthy food at all government hosted meetings and events.

Young adults can still reverse progression of heart disease: study
CTV News

Recent research says even the natural progression of coronary artery disease can be reversed, regardless of lifestyle sins of the past. The study examined 5,000 adults who had participated in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study 20 years before, when they were between the ages of 18 and 30. Researchers from Northwestern Medicine assessed the lifestyle and coronary artery calcification levels of the former CARDIA participants, now between the ages of 38 and 50.