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 24, 2018

The trendiest diets of 2017 and what nutrition experts say about them
Global News

Canadians pay billions of dollars a year to the diet industry, with some estimates putting its revenue at $7 billion.

Food industry in England fails to meet sugar reduction target
The Guardian

The food industry has failed to hit its target of cutting sugar by 5% over the past year. 

Why Meghan Markle Follows a Vegan Diet—But Only During the Week

In a May 2016 interview with Reader’s Digest Best Health, Markle revealed she sticks to a vegan diet during the week and gives herself a little more wiggle room to indulge on the weekends. 

Your decision to go gluten-free is raising your risk of Type 2 diabetes, study warns
Global News

Followers of the gluten-free diet swear that it helps them lose weight and avoid bloating, but new research is warning that ruling out gluten if you don’t have to is increasing your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

The Doctor Is Cooking
New York Times

80 eager physicians from across North America gathered in a large teaching kitchen in Northern California for a 'culinary medicine" conference.