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 01, 2018

Ontario helping households and businesses reduce food and organic waste
Government of Ontario

Ontario is helping households and businesses reduce food and organic waste through its new Food and Organic Waste Framework.

Not losing weight on a vegan diet? Here’s why
Globe and Mail

Leslie Beck, a Toronto-based private practice dietitian, provides insight as to why weight may be gained while following a vegan diet. 

Supplementation during pregnancy 'insufficient' to boost offspring health
Nutraingredients Europe

Micronutrient supplementation started in pregnancy can correct important maternal nutrient deficiencies, but it is not sufficient to improve child health, according to research in The Lancet. The paper's conclusions also state that dietary interventions in pregnancy can limit weight gain, but have proved insufficient in improving pregancy outcomes.

The new food: meet the startups racing to reinvent the meal
The Guardian

Lab-grown meat and food-tech companies in the US are showing that applying science to what we eat can save the world and make money.

ABC Four Corners: five articles to get you informed on sugar and Big Sugar’s role in food policy
The Conversation (Canada)

ABC Four Corners program investigated the influence of the sugar industry on global policy efforts to curtail the rise of obesity. This included the industry’s involvement in thwarting implementation of a sugar tax, and in watering down Australia’s now largely ineffective health star rating system.