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 19, 2019

Alcohol boosts the risk of breast cancer. Many women have no idea.
Live Science

Drinking alcohol is known to raise women's risk of developing breast cancer, but many women aren't aware of this link, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests.

Do you find nutrition labels confusing? You're not alone, a recent survey says
Yahoo!

Spoon Guru, a tech company that helps with food discovery, survey 2,000 Americans last month and found that only 28 percent said they were confident in their ability to interpret the nutrient values in food. And yet, the poll also found that 74 percent of respondents had tried to improve their health over the past year.

Food neophobia may increase the risk of lifestyle diseases
Science Daily

Food neophobia, or fear of new foods, may lead to poorer dietary quality and increase the risk factors associated with chronic diseases.

Hefty food prices give Canadians financial insecurity, reveals FCPC poll
Toronto Sun

Nine out of 10 Canadians fear they won’t be able to afford their grocery bills a new poll by Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) reveals. According to the FCPC, the food industry is making it harder for people to maintain their living standards and is expected to worsen if a solution isn’t found.

How to survive in an age of “fake” nutrition news
Thrive Global

Welcome to, “The Information Jungle,” where anything and everything you eat (or do) will either kill you, or magically change your life—thirty pounds in thirty days!