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 11, 2016

New recipe resource for older adults more than just a cookbook, says creator
CBC News

A new collection of recipes, specially designed with older adults in mind, has just been released by a University of Guelph professor and nutritionist.

In today’s market, your food chooses you
The Globe and Mail

Companies are learning a lot more about the eating habits of Generations X, Y and Z and it’s changing how your food is being bought and sold.

Doctors' Notes: Watch out for “free” sugar in foods
The Toronto Star

In the U.S., packaged foods will soon include both added and total sugars, but in Canada, there’s no sign of a similar change.

What Canada should do to tackle childhood obesity
The Globe and Mail

Jamie Oliver gives his suggestions for addressing childhood obesity after his meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Calorie restriction boosts blood vessel health, study finds
Food Navigator USA

A low-calorie diet may lessen the chances of developing weak blood vessels, a study has found.

How a food subsidy program pushed junk food off the table
The New York Times

In a review of US food subsidy programs, researchers found that nudging shoppers toward more healthful foods pushed cheap junk food out of the family shopping basket without adding to the government’s costs.

Target fast-food combo meals to cut sugary drinks for kids: study
HealthDay

The study findings suggest that uncoupling sugary drinks from combo meals may help reduce kids' calorie intake, the researchers said.