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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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

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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 09, 2017

Two new labs to study how consumers buy their food
Food in Canada

The University of Guelph has opened two high-tech labs to research how consumers shop in grocery retail and how they respond to ads.

The obsession with hydroponics and indoor growing damages northern food security
CBC News

This opinion piece discusses that while federal governments, provincial governments, and academic institutions in Canada have been pouring millions of dollars into indoor food production projects in Canada's North, these projects provide little or no real food security.

Garden-enhanced intervention improved BMI and nutrition knowledge of California students
Eurekalert.org

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, describes how researchers implemented and evaluated a multicomponent, school-based nutrition intervention in an attempt to improve children's dietary behaviors and prevent childhood obesity.

Will Seattle’s proposed soda tax be a boon for health? A nutritionist’s take
The Seattle Times

Seattle has a soda tax up for consideration, with the overall goal to improve health. But would it make a difference?

Why you need to stop instagramming your food
UK Independent

Marketing professors at the BYU Marriott School of Management found that over-exposure to images of food can affect a person's satiation.