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 17, 2016

Project aims to help people make better food choices
Waterloo Region Record

Most people won't reach for broccoli if they're not hungry, but they likely would go for a piece of cake.

U of G profs urge Canadians to cut food waste to combat climate change
Guelph Mercury

The U of G faculty say reducing food waste would be a big first step in addressing climate change.

Welfare food challenge asks people to eat for a week on $18
CTV News

The fifth annual Welfare Food Challenge is designed to put a spotlight on B.C.'s welfare rates.

Soda and snack food companies welcomed at nutrition conference
Time Magazine

Processed food companies will be at a major nutrition expo in Boston.

Most food tastes better when we prepare it ourselves, study finds
The Wall Street Journal

Their findings underscore what other researchers dub the “IKEA effect,” a reference to the Swedish company that sells assemble-it-yourself furniture.

Fussy eating in children may be partially genetic
NHS Choices

A study involving twins suggests food fussiness as well as food neophobia – unwillingness to try new foods – may partially be the result of genetics.

Five in six children under two not getting enough nutrition for growth and brain development - UNICEF
Canada NewsWire

UNICEF data show that poor nutritional practices – including the delayed introduction of solid foods, infrequent meals and lack of food variety – are widespread.