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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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 19, 2019

National Indigenous board issues report on northern food security
The Western Star

The National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) put out a series of recommendations on food insecurity in the north last week, an issue they say sorely needs to be addressed.

How exercise may help keep food cravings in check
The Globe and Mail

Exercise may strengthen the brain’s ability to resist high-calorie foods such as potato chips and chocolate bars in favour of more healthful options, according to new research.

Are eggs healthy? New study warns against eating too many
Philly Voice

A new study, published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, linked eating eggs to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

Good enough to eat? The toxic truth about modern food
The Guardian

We are now producing and consuming more food than ever, and yet our modern diet is killing us. How can we solve this bittersweet dilemma?

How fast food advertisements get under your skin, whether you realize it or not

Studies show how ads can trigger the reward center of the brain, and it starts during childhood.

The rise of the non-diet: What to know about intuitive eating

While medical experts continue to study the potential upsides and downsides of dieting, some people are turning to non-diet approaches to eating to reshape their relationships with food.