Leadership Centre

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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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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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"News in Brief" for March 10, 2015

Healthy eating in the workplace
The Aurora

"The workplace is the ideal setting to promote and practice healthy eating habits because research shows that eating well at work can boost concentration and productivity," said Christina Tucker, Co-chair, Dietitians of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Dietitians of Newfoundland and Labrador are grateful for the commitment that this government has shown to promoting healthy eating.

Nutrition by age: A guide to eating healthfully and meeting daily needs
The Globe

Advice for a healthy diet is the same for men and women: Eat more fruit, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. Limit sodium, sugar and saturated fat. But when it comes to the dirty details – the individual nutrients – there are some notable differences between the sexes, largely due to differences in male and female hormones.

Time for an oil change?
UBC News

Coconut oil sales are on the rise. Sainsbury’s in the United Kingdom reports coconut oil sales are up 442 per cent over 2013. The popularity of coconut oil as a multi-purpose oil, used both as a beauty product and for cooking, has it flying off the shelves. Avocado oil is not too far behind. Gail Hammond, a dietitian and food, nutrition and health lecturer discusses the coconut oil craze and why mixing it up in the kitchen can be a good thing.