The Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) is the independent and official voice of Registered Dietitians working in public health in Ontario.

The society's mission is to provide a leadership forum and official voice for public health nutrition practice in Ontario.

What’s New?Our latest news and events

Response to proposed amendments of the Healthy Menu Choice Act and Food Premise Regulation

Posted on :Friday, 6 December, 2019

ODPH submissions to recent government consultations on proposed amendments to the Reg 50/16 of the Healthy Menu Choices Act and Food Premise Regulation 493/17 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act are now posted.  Read them on our advocacy, positions and endorsement page . Many thanks to the members who helped with these responses.

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No Money for Food is … Cent$less La nourriture ne suffit pas à éliminer la faim

Posted on :Monday,23 September, 2019

Ontario Dietitians in Public Health is aiming to make food insecurity an issue for the upcoming federal election with our campaign, No Money for Food is…Cent$less / La nourriture ne suffit pas à éliminer la faim .   By signing our letter to federal party leaders on the What you can do? / Que faire page , you can support all Canadians having an adequate income for food without compromising their ability to pay for other basic necessities. Let’s send a strong message to the party leaders so that...

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New 2019 ODPH Pediatric Nutrition Guidelines

Posted on :Wednesday, 8 May, 2019

The 2019 English and French Pediatric Nutrition Guidelines (Birth to Six Years) for Health Professionals are now available online at .  This ODPH document provides evidence-based nutrition guidelines on the following topics: Growth monitoring Infant formula Expressed breastmilk Food allergies Vitamin D Iron Choking prevention Fish consumption and methylmercury Food insecurity NutriSTEP® Parent...

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New Online Learning Modules to Raise the Bar for Student Nutrition Programs!

Posted on :Monday,22 October, 2018

These online learning modules were created to support schools and community locations provide nutritious breakfast, morning meals, lunch and snacks to children and youth to support their learning and healthy development. The online modules will help the user to understand the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) Student Nutrition Program Guidelines (2016). Check them out here !

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Ontario Dietitians in Public Health logo revealed!

Posted on :Monday, 4 December, 2017

Hello everyone, As we transition to Ontario Dietitians in Public Health, we are very pleased to share with you our new logo (see attached)! The Name Change Committee reviewed many logo designs and worked closely with the graphic designer to create a versatile, clean, simple and modern look. We chose a two-toned, fresh, natural, green which matches well with our current website and the circles represent unity and partnership as well as demonstrate how public health nutrition is all encompassing and...

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