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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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

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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 September 30, 2013

Grapefruit juice interaction with drugs can be deadly
CBC News

More prescription drugs are on the market that can interact with grapefruit juice with potentially serious effects including sudden death, Canadian doctors warn.

I want to shift to a vegetarian diet. Where do I begin?
The Globe

I would like to make the transition to a plant-based diet. How can I gradually eat more vegetarian foods without giving up meat and dairy overnight? Leslie Beck answers this question.

Jennifer Sygo: A gluten-free brownie is still just a brownie, albeit more expensive and with fewer nutrients
The Post

Gluten-free, whole wheat or just a plain old fashioned brownie, a brownie is still a high-caloric dessert, and no special health food designation makes it a healthful, wise choice all of the time.

Not-so-sweet news about zero-calorie sweeteners
The Star

One reason diet sodas may backfire in an overall diet is that it’s easy to justify rewarding yourself with a cookie or fries.

Chef Michael Smith has 5 dinnertime tips for families
The Star

Home cooking can be a challenge, but Food Network star and author of new Back to Basics cookbook believes there's no need to resort to processed food.