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 May 15, 2017

Getting Kids To Eat Healthy

In order to promote healthy habits, Super Kids CK is launching a new initiative called “Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit.”

Andrew Coppolino: Food research lab tracks consumer habits
CBC News

From eyeballs to cashier checkout, grocery lab can track consumer's gaze.

Syrian women start business selling traditional food in Saint John
CTV News

A group of Syrian women in Saint John have kick-started a new business of selling traditional food.

Charities are realizing that poor people also deserve healthy food
The Washington Post

Now there’s a movement to not only feed the 1 in 8 Americans who use food banks each year, but to feed them in a way that doesn’t promote debilitating and costly illnesses.

Common sweetener in low-calorie foods may increase obesity

Sugar alcohol—erythritol—commonly used as a sugar-replacement sweetener in low-calorie foods, may be associated with weight gain and increase in fat mass in young adults, researchers have found.

Your Favorite Chocolate Bars Are About to Get Smaller. Here’s Why

Several big-name candy manufacturers are joining forces to offer consumers healthier choices in the sweets aisle.