welcome

The Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health (OSNPPH) 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.

benefits of membership

Are you aware of the advantages and synergies that OSNNPH memberships contribute to health unit effectiveness in achieving public health goals? Please click here to review the many benefits of membership in OSNPPH.

what's new

  • On June 12th, Ontario residents will be heading to the polls. OSNPPH has developed questions for candidates. The questions are available here, and relate to the health of our children, menu labeling and food security.

  • The Menu Labeling Workgroup has developed key messages for menu labelling in Ontario restaurants. English French

  • Nutrition Exchange 2014 - Laying the Foundations for Strong Communities
    The Nutrition Exchange Planning Committee has been hard at work getting everything ready for the 2014 Exchange in Downtown Toronto at the Novotel Toronto Centre.
    Please refer to the draft agenda and the registration information
    Please note that the early bird registration is April 11th with final registration deadline being May 9th.
    Hotel rooms are held until Monday April 28th.
    We hope you are as excited about the selection of speakers as we are and we look forward to seeing you at the 2014 Nutrition Exchange!
    OSNPPH Exchange Planning Committee 2014
    Lyndsay Davidson
    Lindsay Fera
    Dianne Oickle
    Candice Einstoss
    Jamie Hurst
    Heather Harvey

    * Food and Nutrition Policy Engagement Workshop
    A pre-Conference Workshop hosted by NRC
    on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 to OSNPPH's Nutrition Exchange
    "Laying the Foundation for Strong Communities"
    * Take Advantage of NRC's 20% Discount for Nutrition Exchange registrants
    Please register for OSNPPH's Nutrition Exchange and email your receipt of confirmation to events@opha.on.ca for your Workshop discount promo code.

  • Is your work environment making you unhealthy? Check out this video to find out how to improve it!
    The current workplace nutrition environment is a serious public health concern. OSNPPH calls on all stakeholders including employers, food service operators, food distributors, union members, group benefits insurance companies and the provincial government to play their part in establishing a supportive nutrition environment in Ontario workplaces. By committing to the Nine Essential Elements of a Healthy Workplace Nutrition Environment we can improve the health of Ontarians. We all have a role to play! What is your role?


  • OSNPPH calls for mandatory restaurant menu labeling as one important step towards creating healthy and supportive food environments. See our position paper: Serving Up Nutrition Information in Ontario Restaurants: A Position Paper by the Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health

  • PRÉSENTER DE L'INFORMATION SUR LA NUTRITION DANS LES RESTAURANTS DE L'ONTARIO: Un exposé de principes de la Société ontarienne des professionnel(le)s de la nutrition en santé publique - Groupe de travail sur l'étiquetage des menus