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

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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 November 19, 2014

Don’t drop while you shop

Started your Christmas shopping yet? If not, registered dietitian Abbey Sharp has great tips to keep you happy and healthy during a power shop.

Brazilian dietary guidelines are based on foods, food patterns, and meals, not nutrients
Food Politics

Brazil has just released the final version of its Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian population in English as well as in Portuguese.

A gateway to better nutrition
Niagara This Week

A gate may not seem like much to most people, but to residents of a low-income apartment complex in the city, it means the path to a hot nutritious meal has been made much easier.

I've been hearing about activated charcoal as the latest health craze. Is it really healthy?
The Globe

I have been hearing about activated charcoal as the latest health craze. Should I be trying to find this to add to smoothies and work into my diet? What is it anyway, and is it good for me? Registered dietitian Leslie Beck answers these questions.

Breaking fast food’s spell is the only shortcut to better nutrition, and now guidelines are reflecting it
The Post

Has nutrition science gone so far beyond being complex that it’s finally simple? Could eating well be as simple as eating slower, thinking more about what we buy, and being generally more conscious of food in our lives? Registered dietitian Jennifer Sygo answers these questions.