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 10, 2018

Over half of food bank users more likely to have heart attacks, study says
Global News

A new study has revealed that over half of Vancouverites that use food banks are more likely to suffer non-life threatening heart attacks over the next three years.

Is stevia healthy? What are the downsides of consuming it?

Researchers believe that there’s not enough evidence to show how or if stevia affects our health.

Revamping soda tax could add millions to state budget, report finds
The State Journal

A report that projects $100 million in new revenue if the state raises its soda tax includes an accounting for an estimated 36 percent decrease in consumption of bottled beverages, among other decreases.

Why are people suddenly saying that whole grains are bad for your gut?

Many blogs and diet books are eschewing that advice, denouncing whole grains as a source of "antinutrients." An examination of the evidence will separate the wheat from the chaff.

British parents 'giving up' on convincing kids to eat fruit and vegetables, survey finds

Families increasingly abandoning strict rules on greens due to time constraints and other life pressures, poll concludes.

'There is a mega-trend around fermentation': The rising star of fermented foods
Food Navigator UK

Fermentation is making a ‘comeback’ in western markets, with growing demand supported by consumer perceptions of it as a ‘natural’ and ‘healthy’ food preservation method.