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 June 21, 2018

Finding it hard to cut down on processed foods? Here's why
Medical News Today

A new study suggests that, while we may be pretty good at instinctively estimating the nutritional value of foods that are rich either in carbs or in fats, we seem to be worse at evaluating the nutritional value of processed foods, which are high in both.

FDA to seek a 'sensible solution' to labeling sugars on pure honey, maple syrup products
Food Navigator USA

Following a strong backlash from consumers and industry on a proposal to label sugars on the label of a jar of honey or pure maple syrup as 'added sugars', the US FDA has announced it will “swiftly formulate a revised approach”.

Irish scientists discover nutrients that slow Alzheimer’s Disease
Irish Central

Experts from the Nutrition Research Centre Ireland and University Hospital Waterford have revealed that a unique combination of nutrients to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s.

UK urged to make 'traffic light' food labelling mandatory
The Guardian UK

Which? says Brexit is chance to update law to help shoppers faced with bewildering array of nutritional data