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Welcome to the Darou Wellness community! We hope you enjoy the content of this site, and come visit us at our NEW clinic for comprehensive women's health and family care in the Queen West neighbourhood of downtown Toronto. Join us also for innovative classes, lectures and seminars in our studio. We look forward to seeing you soon!
By: Dr. Shawna Darou, ND My motivation to write this article came from multiple food intolerance test results arriving for people with known inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, all of which had extremely high dairy intolerance, specifically to casein. Dairy can be extremely inflammatory and aggravate health conditions, such as: eczema, asthma, acne, mood disorders, autism, schizophrenia, many autoimmune … [Read More]
By: Caroline Mackey, CNP, PTS I often find myself having conversations about what it is that a nutritionist does, and how we can help. I became a nutritionist because of my own health challenges and struggles, and found that the one area that was really missing was having concrete, clear and individualized help about food and the best food choices to make. I’ve struggled with my weight … [Read More]
By: Lauren MacArthur, MScPT, BScAT, CMAG This 12 section series will be a journey through the body from head to toe exploring some of the most susceptible injuries women encounter. Most importantly, you will gain an understanding of how to help address these issues at home. Education and empowering women to be their best self is an important part of my practice and goal of working with you, at Darou Wellness. … [Read More]
We live in a sugar-fueled world! Most of us know sugar isn’t great for our bodies, but do you know why? In this workshop, we will tackle the myths and truths about sugar, and learn how to overcome your sugar addiction.
During this workshop, there will be a live cooking demo, a delicious sugar-free lunch, and you will leave with sugar-free recipes your family will love!
Are you dreading the arrival of lunchbox season in September? This workshop is for parents who are looking to make lunchtime healthier for their kids, but feel lost as to where to start.
Join Family Nutritionist Sarah Bester as she provides you with the tools to pack a healthy lunchbox, while keeping it simple and easy. You will learn the fundamentals of a healthy lunch and why it is so important; simple strategies for making lunch prep less stressful; and tips on getting picky eaters to eat something other than a sandwich. Sarah will showcase the latest in lunchbox “gear” and discuss which products can support a healthy lunchbox.
Walk away with some great lunch and snack ideas and inspiration (this workshop will include food demos and samples), and the motivation to start this lunchbox season off on a healthier note!
Agnès has worked in Toronto as a Therapist, Developmental Counsellor, Consultant, Program Coordinator and Supervisor since 1998. She holds a Specialized B.A. in Psychology (York University) where she focused on developmental psychology, and a Master's degree in Social Work (University of Toronto) where she focused on family and child therapy and parenting issues. She has also completed an internship in play … [Read More...]
Lauren graduated with a Specialization in Exercise Science and Athletic Therapy at Concordia University in 2007. She holds a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto from 2009 and has completed post-graduate training in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University. Lauren has also taken specialized training in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation. Lauren is a member of the Canadian … [read more...]
Dr. Hilary Booth, ND is a licensed and registered Naturopathic Doctor who graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Naturopathy from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She completed her internships at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Teaching Clinic, as well as the innovative Naturopathic Clinic at Brampton Civic Hospital. Prior to that, Dr. Booth was the recipient of the Gold Medallion award from the … [Read More...]