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 March 25, 2014

Does where you live have an impact on your body shape?
CTV News

Where you live can have an effect on your weight and overall health, according to a new study out of the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG) and the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne (EPFL). The study was published in the journal Nature Nutrition and Diabetes. The study also highlights the necessity of detailed analysis concerning community health in regards to geography and age.

Forget salt – flavour with spices instead
The Globe

To reduce the sodium in your diet the key is herbs and spices – and knowing how to use them. Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck provides a Top 10 guide for adding flavour to your meals (plus antioxidants that may boost brainpower, curb inflammation, guard against cancer and heart disease, and lower blood glucose in people with diabetes) without added calories, sodium or fat.

What foods should I eat to help manage my hot flashes?
The Globe

Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck answers this question.