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Fortius Health Tip: Nutrition & Vision

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Dr. Donna Mockler, Doctor of Optometry, and Ashley Charlebois, Registered Dietitian, are taking about the impact of nutrition in regards to your vision. Visit us at https://www.fortiussport.com Fortius Sport & Health 3713 Kensington Ave Burnaby, BC, V5B 0A7 Phone: 604.292.2500 email: info@fortiussport.com website: https://www.fortiussport.com Follow us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/FortiusCentre Twitter http://twitter.com/FortiusCentre Instagram http://instagram.com/fortiuscentre/ LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/company/fortius-institute About Dr. Donna Mockler: Dr Mockler received her BSc degree (Math/Computer Science) from Dalhousie University. In 1983, she received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo where she was the recipient of the Award for Clinical Excellence. Dr Mockler has spent the past 27 years committed to maintaining the highest standard of clinical care and has teamed up with other doctors who are committed to the same vision. Dr Mockler has had a longstanding interest in visual efficiency, exploring the relationship between vision and learning. She has established training programs in visual efficiency for many of Canada’s elite athletes and has participated in vision assessment clinics at the Barcelona & Lillehammer Olympic Games as well as organizing the eye care and sports vision services for the Victoria Commonwealth Games. Dr. Mockler also served as the Clinical Director for Canada of the Opening Eyes Program for Special Olympics. About Ashley Charlebois: Ashley Charlebois is a Registered Dietitian and a CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist who joins the integrated practitioner team at Fortius Sport & Health as a Performance Dietitian. She has worked with the full spectrum of clients from the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, national and provincial level athletes, to individuals just wanting to include more physical activity into their lives. Ashley fully understands the importance of nutrition and the impact it can have on performance. She is passionate about educating her clients on nutrition whether it is how to optimally fuel performance or to help others achieve healthier lifestyles through proper nutrition and physical activity. In addition to her expertise in sport nutrition, Ashley also has a passion for helping individuals with digestive health disorders manage their symptoms through diet. Nutrition is not just for athletes and Ashley is excited to help people lead healthier lives through her work with Fortius Sport & Health.