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Monday 09:00 - 17:00 EST
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00 EST
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00 EST
Thursday 09:00 - 17:00 EST
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Monday & Thursday 9:00 - 17:00 EST, Friday by Appointment

Toronto 416-807-9337

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About

Ashley Leone Toronto Registered Dietitian

Ashley Leone, Registered Dietitian
RD, MSc, CDE

Ashley is a Sports Dietitian and Owner of Gazelle Nutrition Lab. Ashley provides nutrition advice and plans to athletes and everyday active people alike. Her goal is to help fuel your inner athlete and put good sense back into eating. Ashley is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable nutrition specialist, and has been a Registered Dietitian for almost 20 years.

Additionally, Ashley acts as the In-House Dietitian for the feel-good B corporation, Lucky Iron Fish, and as the Nutrition Lead for the Transition to Clerkship for University of Toronto medical students.

Ashley has worked at St. Michael’s Hospital, and The University of Toronto, as well as in private clinics. She has worked as nutrition specialist and educator and has published studies in energy needs, body composition, and obesity.

Positive and motivational interviewing is known to support dietary change.  Ashley uses these techniques and offers diet analysis and food and hydration planning around exercise.

Above all, Ashley is a sports lover with a background in rowing, track, and cross-country running. An avid runner Ashley has completed several marathons, including Toronto, New York, Boston and Chicago, and many half-marathons, including Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. At present, Ashley enjoys running and skiing and cheering on the other athletes in her life.

Education and Affiliations

  • Bachelor of Science, Human Ecology (Nutrition), The University of Western Ontario.
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, The University of Western Ontario.
  • Master of Science, Nutrition (Energy Expenditure), The University of Toronto.
  • IOC (International Olympic Committee) Diploma in Sports Nutrition.
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (2014).
  • ISAK Level 1 certified. ISAK certification ensures skillful body composition testing and analysis.
  • College of Dietitians of Ontario member.
  • Dietitians of Canada member.
  • Sports Nutrition Network member, Dietitians of Canada.
  • PINES member (Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport).
WORK WITH ASHLEY

TEAM

Bianca Cordeiro

Bianca Cordeiro

Bianca is a student and dietetic intern in the University of Guelph’s Master of Applied Nutrition program. She has a passion for sports nutrition and exercise and is a certified personal trainer. She has experience within nutrition education and counselling and enjoys guiding individuals toward their goals. Her interest lies within nutrition for improved athletic performance, recovery, and muscular hypertrophy. She is excited to be working alongside Ashley during her dietetic internship with Gazelle Nutrition Lab.

Sydney Grier

Sydney Grier

Sydney is currently an undergraduate student in the Nutrition and Food program at Ryerson University, with a goal of becoming a Registered Clinical Dietician. She has developed a great passion for food and nutrition and is interested in learning how to use food to both heal and fuel the body. As a competitive cross country and track & field runner, athletics have introduced her to nutrition’s significant impact on an athletes physical performance and mental well-being. Sydney is very enthusiastic to work alongside Ashley to enhance her learning in this field.

Emily Ng

Emily Ng

Emily Ng is currently a student studying in the Food and Nutrition program at Ryerson University. Growing up Emily participated in sports and being active, which set the foundation for her passion for living an active lifestyle. Out of this stemmed her interest in nutrition – and the impacts that the nutrition can have on both the body and performance. This newfound interest inspired Emily to further her education regarding the matter, and learn how to be able to apply her knowledge.

CONTRIBUTORS

Danya Ossip-Richmor

Danya Ossip-Richmor

Danya is a former senior kindergarten teacher who stayed home to raise my two children. She studied exercise at night at Ryerson and certified as a personal trainer. She continued on to become a certified yoga instructor and a Lululemon ambassador. She then taught various exercise and parenting classes all over the city. Ten years ago, she built her own studio, Being the Best You Training, working one-on-one with clients looking to “feel good”. She quickly came to the realization that she was much more beneficial as a health and lifestyle coach. Danya is a lifelong lover of learning and devourer of all of the latest research on exercise, nutrition, parenting and lifestyle.

Claudia Aronowitz

Claudia Aronowitz

Claudia is a well-regarded coach and mediator who supports her clients through change and transformation. Claudia has a background in nutrition and public health but after becoming a breast cancer survivor shifted her focus and trained at the Coaching Training Institute. Today, Claudia runs a successful coaching and speaking business.