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 14, 2016

Dietitians call for measures as food prices rise in Sask.
CBC News

It is getting more expensive to eat healthy in Saskatchewan, and the Dietitians of Canada want to see something done about it.

Coke, Pepsi fund health groups... but fight them too: study
CTV News

Two major U.S. soda giants, have given millions of dollars to health organizations while quietly fighting anti-obesity measures such as taxes on soft drinks, a new study shows.

'Only drink water when thirsty,' study suggests
Medical News Today

Researchers have discovered a swallowing mechanism that makes drinking too much water challenging.

Some children are genetically predisposed to overeating in response to television food ads
EurekAlert!

A particular gene that has been linked previously to obesity is now shown to play a role in overeating among children exposed to food cues such as TV food advertising.

A shifting perception of responsibility for healthy diet makes food policy political touch point
Food Navigator USA

According to new survey results, a significant percentage of Americans now believe society, rather than individuals, hold primary responsibility for choosing healthy food to promote wellness and prevent disease. 

Soylent stops selling nutrition bars after customers report diarrhea, other illnesses
Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles company behind them said it could not yet identify what sickened customers.