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 October 28, 2013

How one entrepreneur is revolutionizing the food industry
Financial Post

Isabel Hoffmann, a mathematician and University of Toronto professor, is back with a technology service that could revolutionize the food industry and change people’s eating habits.

New daily sodium limits are up – can I stop worrying about how much salt I eat?
The Globe

I heard the daily sodium limit has been increased. Does this mean I don’t have to be concerned about how much salt I eat? Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck answers this question.

Excessive eaters who never find themselves full may possess ‘hungry gene’
The Post

Parents and doctors alike advise to only eat until you are full, but what if you never reach that point? A “hungry gene” discovered by Cambridge University researchers may be to blame for some people’s unending appetite – which can result in obesity.

A diet high in saturated fat could lead to lower sperm count, research finds
The Star

Eating too much saturated fat isn’t only bad for the heart, according to new research in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.