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 04, 2014

An apple a day DOES keep the doctor away
Daily News

A seven-year study involving nearly half a million subjects concludes that daily fruit consumption cuts the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) by 40%.

The Noma diet: Foraged foods may promote weight loss, study of elite Danish restaurant finds
National Post

Foraged foods, like those found on the menu at Michelin-starred restaurant Noma, in Denmark, may promote weight loss and healthier heart profiles, a new study by cardiologists has found.

Research weighing in on diets finds low-carb, low-fat plans both work

Branded diets are a multibillion-dollar industry, with each claiming to be superior to others. But an exhaustive analysis of nearly 50 trials involving more than 7,200 overweight and obese adults led by Canadian researchers shows the weight-loss differences between trademarked diets are minimal.

Busy lifestyles mean that young people might not be learning enough food skills to stay healthy
The Journal.ie

A new study in Ireland has found that young generations may not be learning sufficient food skills to prepare health meals for themselves, potentially leading to an over-reliance on pre-prepared meals.

New test could determine if food is really organic
CTV News

Researchers could be on their way to a test that could put organic food shoppers at ease