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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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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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"News in Brief" for September 09, 2014

Eat less meat to achieve global food security
Vancouver Desi

Moderating meat consumption and cutting down on food waste are keys to reducing the dangerous effects of climate change and ensure there is enough food or all, says a significant study.

Why the healthiest snacks are usually the simplest?
Globe and Mail

In this video, a registered dietitian answers this question.

Mother’s det has genetic link to children’s obesity
News on Wellness

According to a new report, epigenetic methylation blocks the expression of the Pomc gene. With this, it takes people longer to feel satisfied but also a greater desire to eat more.

League teams up to feed families
North Bay Nipissing News

The Ontario Hockey League has announced the launch of a league-wide initiative called ‘Project Shutout Hunger.’The goal of ‘Project Shutout Hunger’ is to eradicate hunger in communities across the OHL.

Living and eating the Mediterranean way
Globe and Mail

The Mediterranean diet is extensively studied and known for its cardiovascular benefit. The complete description of this way of eating is, in keeping with the true meaning of the word diet, a "way of life."

Sky farm: maximizing space and food
The Brock Press

The world’s rapidly increasing population is going to present some significant challenges from combatting carbon release to increasing the global food supply in a sustainable way. Sky Farm is the idea of growing energy efficient food in an urban high rise setting.