Feb 7

That by which we call sugar

There’s been an uptick in awareness that sugar is the culprit behind an increase in conditions like diabetes, chronic inflammation, cancer a...

May 9

Check out CanPrev Ambassadors: Who Are They ? Part 3

Here at CanPrev, we are all about our community. Because without a platform to connect with individuals – we cannot learn, grow, educate,...

May 4

Eating for Allergies This Spring

That time of year is here, when the cold bite of winter weather finally seems to be behind us, flowers are slowly starting to bloom, the birds...

Apr 20

CanPrev Ambassadors: Who Are They ? Part 2

Corporate Junkie Turns Fitness Guru In this second part of our “CanPrev Ambassador” series, we introduce to you a Toronto native....

Apr 11

CanPrev Ambassadors: Who Are They ? Part 1

We all have physical, emotional and mental challenges to overcome. To do this, we find courage and brave the journey against these obstacles,...

Feb 13

Jonothon Mainland joins CanPrev as VP Medical Director

TORONTO, Ontario – February 6, 2017 – Industry veteran and naturopathic doctor Jonothon Mainland joins CanPrev’s executive leadership team as Vi...

Jan 17

To ice or not to ice?

It’s standard practice to recommend clients use ice anywhere up to 48 hours after an injury and anytime they feel inflammation. Personally,...

Jan 13

Expert Advice: the dynamic duo D3 + K2

Our in-house team of naturopathic doctors, homeopaths, nutritionists and other licensed health care practitioners help you to make better informed...

Jan 10

Tired? The real reason behind your post-holiday slump

Coming off a schedule of seemingly non-stop socializing and indulgence of the holidays, it’s pretty typical to feel a little stressed out...

Jan 4

This year, forget the resolutions – it’s all about evolution

What is it about a new year that stirs us to take stock of our lives and start the cleansing of body and soul? Quit smoking, cut back on junk...

Dec 20

Digestion tips to help keep your tummy holiday happy

The holidays are a special time to visit with family and friends, but digestive upset from too many rich meals and trips to the dessert table...

Dec 13

Feeling cloudy? How to deal when brain fog strikes

From misplacing your car keys to forgetting your glasses on top of your head, everyone has a blip in memory from time to time. But what happens ...

Dec 6

Is your workout making you sick?

If you’re constantly coming down with colds or flu, the intensity of your workouts could be to blame. Research shows that high-intensity exercise c...

Nov 29

Food for thought: the new rules of nutrient timing

If you’ve ever wondered if what you eat and when you eat makes a difference to the effectiveness of your workouts, the short answer is...

Nov 17

The thirst is real

You’ve probably heard that if you’re feeling thirsty, you’re likely already dehydrated. Well, it’s sort of true. Thirst is b...

Nov 15

Sweating it out – why crucial vitamins need replacing after exercise

An average person sweats between 0.8 to 1.4 litres of fluid per hour of exercise. Most endurance athletes might already be aware of the crucial...

Nov 7

Allergy, intolerance or sensitivity: when food is your foe

Every time you open a magazine or read a blog, there’s always some kind of buzz about food allergies, food sensitivities or food intolerances....

Oct 20

Silver linings: the story of cancer, Canprev and second chances

CanPrev is known for its quality line of comprehensive natural health products, but what many people don’t know is how and why CanPrev started. I...

Oct 17

Three easy steps you can take to help save our supplements

The deadline to submit your feedback directly to Health Canada about the recently proposed changes to the Natural Health Products Regulations is Monday, Octo...

Oct 3

What Health Canada’s proposed natural health products regulations mean for you

What is this all about? Health Canada released a surprising consultation paper in early September that calls for a dramatic overhaul in the way...

Sep 27

How much vitamin D should I be taking?

According to the Vitamin D Council, vitamin D is essential to bone health and researchers say that the “sunshine vitamin” plays ...

Sep 21

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day: bringing awareness to a global affliction

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, a day when Alzheimer’s organizations across the globe concentrate their efforts on raising awareness abo...

Sep 20

The sound (and health benefits) of silence

Let’s face it, noise is everywhere. It’s part of our daily lives. Even when we’re sitting in total silence there’s usually some background noise h...

Sep 15

Expert advice | Magnesium Stearate – what’s it doing in your supplements?

Our in-house team of naturopathic doctors, homeopaths, nutritionists and other licensed health care practitioners help you to make better informed...

Sep 13

Take a breath: exploring deep breathing for pain management

What do belly breathing, alternate nostril breathing, singing, chanting, deep slow breathing (DSB) and other forms of resistance breathing all...

Sep 6

Ditch the ibuprofen and read this: how ‘vitamin I’ can hinder your training

You’ve pushed your muscles to the limit after an intense workout, so you pop a couple of ibuprofen and wait for the aches to subside. Though r...

Sep 1

Expert Advice | Core + Coffee

Welcome to Expert Advice a weekly series that features professional replies to your questions on natural health and wellness, and living a he...

Aug 30

All about U: Ubiquinol vs. Ubiquinone

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a natural antioxidant, and with everyone from health gurus to beauty aficionados extolling its benefits on the heart,...

Aug 25

Expert Advice | Dosages and detoxification

Welcome to Expert Advice a weekly series that features professional replies to your questions on natural health and wellness, and living a he...

Aug 22

What’s your tongue telling you?
Anatomy of a tongue diagnosis in TCM

Rife with ridges and bumps, veins and papillae, the human tongue resembles some alien landscape. But a careful physical examination can tell...

Jul 5

Natural Anti-Inflammatories

People relying on over-the-counter NSAIDs for pain and inflammation could benefit from natural alternatives instead. With the exception of boswellia,...

Jun 13

Practicing the art of self-care: How to cultivate balance in busy lives

Self-care can be simply described as the right and responsibility to take care of your physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.   Care...

Apr 7

What does Gluten Sensitivity Mean?

Gluten sensitivity has now earned the distinction of being a condition separate from celiac disease. A study conducted by a group of American...

Mar 28

Why are some of my CanPrev D3 & K2 softgels white while others are clear?

CanPrev’s D3 & K2 softgels contain organic coconut oil which can make them turn clear or cloudy depending on the temperature. Coconut...

Mar 21

A Summary of How Chronic Stress Treats Your Body

You might think that stress only affects your nervous system; after all, that’s where you feel it the most. But stress also compromises...

Mar 14

How Stress Can Cost You Your Health

It can sometimes be hard to escape the effects of stress in our everyday lives. In fact, constant stress can turn into distress when one or more...

Mar 7

Coconut Water: Is It Really “Nature’s Perfect Sports Drink”?

Scan the beverage section of any grocery store and you’ll notice the ever-growing selection of sports drinks for both casual and elite athletes. G...

Feb 22

Generational Stress and Their Causes

We know the signs our bodies show in response to stress: increased heart rate, loss of appetite, susceptibility to infection, sharpened sight,...

Feb 15

How to Manage Your Stress and Stay Motivated When Business is Slow

If you own a business where your profit depends on how many clients walk through your door, it can be hard to stay motivated and cheery when...

Feb 8

The Buzz on Echinacea Tinctures

I notice a tingling sensation whenever I try an Echinacea tincture. Is this an allergic reaction?   Allergic reactions to the echinacea...

Feb 1

Increased Food Allergies and the Hygiene Hypothesis

Why does it seem like food allergies are on the rise? It’s true that adult food allergies are becoming increasingly prevalent. In fact,...

Jan 25

American, Asian and Siberian Ginseng – What’s the Difference?

There are a few different types of ginseng available that can be found at your local health and nutrition store. But do you know the difference...

Jan 25

CanPrev Ambassador Interview – Spencer Madden

Spencer Madden is a modern day adventurer. He’s the founder of Mountain Obsession, a welcoming tribe whose members share quality outdoor content, i...

Jan 11

Supporting Your Immune System During the Holidays

There are a lot of ways to make sure you stay healthy, especially during the holidays when viruses tend to run rampant. Here’s a quick...

Jan 11

Making Sense of the Cold and Flu Cycle

It’s good to get sick and challenge our immune systems from time to time. Unfortunately it sometimes happens that we fall ill during the holidays, k...

Jan 7

How to Travel with your Supplements

The holidays are a busy time for patients and practitioners alike, and many will be flying, driving across borders and travelling abroad. All...

Dec 30

Healthy for the Holidays: Travel Tips

The holidays are a time to see friends, visit with relatives or sneak away for a little R&R. Unfortunately, getting to your destination can...

Dec 21

Chicken Soup for the Soul (and Flu)!

Chicken soup has a long history as a remedy for coughs, colds and other respiratory tract infections.  In a recent cell study, chicken soup w...

Dec 11

Make Your Own Plant-Based Protein Bars With CORE!

Here’s what makes them nutritiously good… You get a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement in each homemade bar  ✓ Protein is plant-based  ✓ High ...