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 25, 2014

Fruit, vegetable intake associated with mental wellbeing: study
CTV News

Eating five servings of fruits and vegetables per day was associated with better mental wellbeing in a recent study at the University of Warwick in the U.K. In the study, researchers worked with data from over 14,000 participants in the Health Survey for England.

Farmers in school teach healthy eating, food reality
Nipissing News

The Farmers in the Playground wants to create healthier kids with a passion for growing. The program gives students a chance to grow, harvest and ultimately cook their own food right at the school.

Government of Canada launches Build Our Kids' Success (BOKS) before school physical activity program
PHAC Media Room

Government of Canada partners with BOKS, Reebok Canada Fitness Foundation, and the Canadian Football League to get kids more physically active.

Is it healthier to drink grass-fed or organic milk?
The Globe

What are the differences between grass-fed, organic and regular milk? Is one type more nutritious? Registered Dietitian Leslie Beck answers this question.

All about organic
The Telegram

It’s national organic week across Canada, now until Sept. 28. So, what makes organic food unique and does it have any additional nutritional benefit? Registered Dietitian Amanda O’Brien answers this question.