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 19, 2017

‘All fat is bad’ and other nutrition tips that have gone sour
Toronto Star

A registered dietitian weighs in on how nutrition advice and understanding has changed over the years.

 

All schools, including private institutions, should be allowed to apply for student food programs, health officer says
Toronto Star

Medical officer of health recommends 300 independent schools be eligible to apply. But approval will depend on the financial needs of the students.

Health Canada announces ban on oils used in making trans fats
CTV News

Health Canada is taking the final steps toward a ban on the main source of artificial trans fats in Canadian diets.

How climate change is turning fruits and vegetables into junk food
National Post

Mathematician Irakli Loladze has identified the "junk-food effect" – rising levels of carbon-dioxide in the atmosphere are making plants less nutritious. 

Why distributing protein over three meals may keep muscles strong as we age
Globe and Mail

According to researchers from McGill University in Montreal, older adults who spread their protein evenly over three meals had greater muscle strength than their peers who skewed their protein intake to later in the day.