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 29, 2014

Breakfast Club of Canada brings 20 years of experience to the international table
Canada Newswire

The Breakfast Club of Canada will attend the 16th annual Global Child Nutrition Forum (GCNF) on September 29 to October 3 in South Africa. Nearly 200 stakeholders involved in various school feeding projects and programs around the globe will come together to share their experience.

Moderate alcohol use increases breast cancer risk, UVic study says
CBC News

The study, published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, suggests that consumption levels outlined in Canada’s low-risk drinking guidelines for women still pose a risk. Though the absolute risk remains small, one of the co-authors, Dr. Tim Stockwell, said the findings should nevertheless encourage caution.

Are low carb diets better than low fat for weight loss?
Global News

Canadian experts Zannat Reza, a registered dietitian, and Dr. Rena Mendelson, a Ryerson University nutrition professor, say that when consumers exclude a macronutrient from their diets – in this case carbohydrates or fat – it’s often replaced by something else.

Make the healthy food choice the easy choice at play and at school
Millstone News

Children and youth spend hours at school, recreation centres, sports fields and arenas. These spaces play an important role in their nutrition and health. Keep reading for ideas that could help make the healthy food choice the easy choice at play and at school.