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 September 10, 2014

Heart and Stroke Foundation urges limits to sugar intake
The Globe and Mail

On the basis of mounting research which links sugar consumption to heart disease, diabetes, stroke and other major health problems, the Heart and Stroke Foundation is calling on the federal government to set limits on the amount of sugar manufacturers can add to their products and on consumers to avoid sugar-sweetened beverages.

Are low carbohydrate diets finally ready for prime time?
National Post

Registered dietitian Jennifer Sygo answers this question.

Neighbourhoods with more fast-food restaurants linked to higher BMIs among residents: Ontario study
National Post

New research reveals that the average body mass index of Canadians living in areas with a high density of fast food outlets is higher than the average BMI of people who live in neighbourhoods with more full-service restaurants.

Potassium-rich foods offer health benefits for older women: study
CTV News

A new study suggests that healthy postmenopausal women can reduce their risk of stroke if their diet is rich in potassium.