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 12, 2018

Dangers of following food blogs
City News

An Ontario dietitian takes the time to explain why following diets designed by unqualified personalities on social media is not the best idea.

Free food for hungry kids is now only a text or click away
CBC News

Food Finder YYC, a loose coalition of concerned Calgary businesses, agencies and individuals, offers snacks and meals to chlldren in need. All kids or their loved ones need to do is discreetly ask.

One in three fish caught for food isn't eaten, UN report finds
National Post

The world’s appetite for fish has never been greater, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and while more is being produced than ever before, nearly 35% of all fish caught for food doesn’t even make it to the table.

How healthy are bananas? What ripeness has to do with nutrition
Global News

Ripe or unripe or somewhere in the middle? However you decide to eat your banana, experts say there are nutritional differences for all three.

Researchers looking to reclaim some of the nutrition lost in cereal processing
Food in Canada

Researchers with the University of Illinois are tracking what happens to cancer-fighting phenolic acids when corn is processed into cornflakes to try and preserve some of the grain’s nutritional quality.