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 21, 2016

From our dietitian: Yes, it’s OK to enjoy Halloween

With all the sugar, salt and fat being marketed directly to children, Halloween sounds like every dietitian’s worst nightmare.

How to portion control: just imagine how good food tastes
Metro News

Reminding people how good food will taste encourages them to choose smaller portion sizes, UBC study finds.

Fast-food calorie labeling fails to motivate consumers to choose healthy eating, study finds
The Grapevine

The study comes months before a federal policy will come to effect requiring calorie labeling in the U.S.

Kids will eat tons of vegetables if you pay them

Scientists conducted an experiment to see how financial incentives can motivate children to establish healthier eating habits over the long-term.

Wheat proteins may cause inflammation beyond the gut
Medical News Today

New research reveals that a family of proteins in wheat may be responsible for activating inflammation in chronic health conditions.