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CanPrev acquires Innovite Health

Keeping it Canadian - CanPrev acquires natural health pioneer, Innovite Health Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 8:00pm EST TORONTO, Ontario - CanPrev Natural Health Products Ltd. is excited to announce today that it has agreed to acquire the Innovite Health brand, an iconic Canadian manufacturer of natural health products. CanPrev’s acquisition [...]

By |2019-02-17T01:04:57+00:00December 13th, 2018|All, CanPrev|1 Comment

Meet Jamie Junker – Endurance Athlete

Meet Jamie Junker, CanPrev Ambassador, Alberta native, and Mountain Endurance Athlete. Jamie is a rock climber, alpine climber, free solo climber, and mountaineer. The CanPrev Team thinks he's more of a monkey, but you can decide for yourself. Conquering the Canadian Rockies Jamie discovering mountain running was like finding buried [...]

By |2019-08-29T15:09:16+00:00December 11th, 2018|Active Life, CanPrev, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation|0 Comments

Fall Detox for the Skin

As the largest organ in the body, conditions of the skin is a trusted indication of one's overall health. If you are experiencing skin issues such as severe acne or dermatitis, or flare-ups in your eczema or psoriasis, maybe consider a detox this fall to help settle those symptoms. Eczema This [...]

An Exploration of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Its Connection To Health Issues

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, commonly called PCOS, is a hormonal condition affecting up to 10% of women. While PCOS is a hormonal disorder of the reproductive system, and its direct causes are still unknown, there are some exciting new discoveries when it comes to PCOS and its connection to insulin resistance, [...]

By |2019-08-29T15:13:05+00:00September 11th, 2018|Fertility, Nutrition, Symptoms, Women's health|0 Comments

Cholesterol and Women’s Heart Health: What you need to know

As a woman, are you committed to living a heart-healthy lifestyle? While we might think of older men when we hear “heart problems”, research tells us it's time for women to look after their hearts, too. According to the Heart Research Institute, heart disease is the number one cause of [...]

Meet Mia Noblet – Professional Slackliner

Meet Mia Noblet, CanPrev ambassador, Vancouver native and women's world record slackline holder! The CanPrev team was fairly new to the sport of slacklining before taking on Mia as an ambassador and we were curious to know more about the sport once she decided to come aboard. So what's slacklining all about anyway? In short, it is [...]

By |2019-11-08T16:09:04+00:00May 29th, 2018|Active Life, All, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Workouts|0 Comments

CanPrev acquires Cyto-Matrix

The principals and employees of CanPrev and Cyto-Matrix are thrilled to announce the creation of a genuine, homegrown, all-Canadian natural health products champion that professionals can confidently trust. The combined expertise of these two leading companies will serve to enhance the product range and value-added services to professionals. Cyto-Matrix Inc. [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:49:25+00:00January 22nd, 2018|All, CanPrev|0 Comments

7 Easy Steps To Get Your Health Back on Track — No Harsh Detox Programs Required

With a new year now upon us, we might tend to feel more pressure to jump into the latest “cleanse” or “detox” fad that has hit the store shelves! Our bodies are actually wonderfully designed to detox themselves. In a perfect world, of course. You see the 7 channels of [...]

By |2019-08-29T16:54:15+00:00January 18th, 2018|All, Digestion, Lifestyle, Motivation, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

Meet Joseph Cheung – Your Health Is Your Wealth

Here at CanPrev, we are all about our community. Because without a platform to connect with individuals – we cannot learn, grow, educate, motivate or inspire. That’s where our ambassadors come in. These individuals are dedicated to living life to the fullest! They are continually learning and growing, sharing their [...]

By |2019-08-29T17:27:02+00:00December 14th, 2017|Active Life, All, CanPrev, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Pain Management|0 Comments

Magnesium, Enzymes and Cellular Energy

There is a host of scientific studies linking magnesium to many different health conditions, but reviewing these effects one by one is overwhelming and confusing. Instead, it’s more helpful to look at magnesium’s underlying physiological mechanisms. Understanding what magnesium does fundamentally will let us better understand how insufficient magnesium levels [...]

By |2019-08-29T17:42:01+00:00November 17th, 2017|All, CanPrev, Health, Nutrition, Supplements|0 Comments

Magnesium and Cardiovascular Conditions

Blood clotting (intravascular thrombosis, heart attacks and strokes) Clotting is a normal response to blood vessel damage. When a blood vessel wall is damaged, tiny blood cells called platelets activate. These platelets adhere to a damaged surface and release sealing agents like fibrin. Magnesium regulates the activation of these platelets [...]

By |2019-08-29T17:43:33+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Aging, All, CanPrev, Health, Lifestyle, Supplements|0 Comments

Do you suffer from small intestinal bacterial overgrowth?

What are the symptoms of SIBO? Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or SIBO, is just that - when bacteria (or other microorganisms, good or bad) grow out of control in the small bowel. Compared to the large colon, it should be quite low in bacterial count. Colonization also ends up damaging [...]

Meet Mike Levine – Do What You Love

Here at CanPrev, we are all about our community. Because without a platform to connect with individuals - we cannot learn, grow, educate, motivate or inspire. That's where our ambassadors come in. These individuals are dedicated to living life to the fullest! They are continually learning and growing, sharing their [...]

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 & the bees are all atwitter and, oh yah – pollen also starts to fill the air! Are you experiencing itchy, watery eyes, [...]

Meet Jessie Lam – Corporate Junkie Turns Fitness Guru

Corporate Junkie Turns Fitness Guru In this second part of our "CanPrev Ambassador" series, we introduce to you a Toronto native. Someone who truly knows the meaning of transformation and taking risks. Many Hats Meet Jessie Lam - Personal Trainer, Yoga Teacher, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Thai Yoga Massage Practitioner, and [...]

By |2019-08-29T20:33:47+00:00April 20th, 2017|Active Life, All, CanPrev, Health, Health goals, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Meet Making Lemonade – Certified Holistic Nutritionist & Online Wellness Entrepreneur

We all have physical, emotional and mental challenges to overcome. To do this, we find the courage and brave the journey against these obstacles, in search for optimal health and preventing dis-ease. 'Taking charge of your own health' and 'you can prevent'- mantras that have sustained us, as well as [...]

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 Vice-President Medical Director, a new position at the natural health company. The role will oversee key aspects of CanPrev’s product innovation and education efforts. "In a mission-driven company, people are [...]

By |2019-08-29T20:36:17+00:00February 13th, 2017|CanPrev|0 Comments

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, I don't follow this practice and neither does Dr. Gabe Mirkin,  the gentleman who created the acronym RICE. In an athletic injuries course that I took at the [...]

By |2019-08-29T20:38:49+00:00January 17th, 2017|Pain Management|0 Comments

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 and perhaps even look a little run-down. But now that you're back to your regular routine, it's nothing that a few nights' good sleep can't fix, right? But if [...]

By |2019-08-30T18:05:50+00:00January 10th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

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 can actually compromise your immune system rather than strengthen it. One study determined that while moderate exercise can lower the risk of upper respiratory tract infections, the [...]

By |2019-08-30T19:27:56+00:00December 6th, 2016|Cold & Flu|0 Comments

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 that it does, and it’s a method many professional athletes rely on. It’s called nutrient timing, and here’s how it works. The concept of nutrient [...]

By |2019-08-30T19:32:34+00:00November 29th, 2016|Diet|0 Comments

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 basically your body’s way of telling you to get some sort of liquid into it. Your fluid levels are always fluctuating depending on the foods you eat and what you excrete. [...]

By |2019-08-30T19:46:23+00:00November 17th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

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 was a 19-year-old business administration student at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus when I discovered a hard, pea-sized lump just under the surface of [...]

By |2019-04-17T14:58:57+00:00October 20th, 2016|CanPrev|Comments Off on Silver linings: the story of cancer, CanPrev and second chances

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, October 24. Please click here to participate in this consultation now! You can use this document as a guide to help you complete the consultation. These changes will have a significant impact on the way natural health products are [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:01:11+00:00October 17th, 2016|Health Canada|0 Comments

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 it has been regulating what it calls self-care products, including natural health products (NHPs), cosmetics and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. We say surprising, because the way in [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:02:10+00:00October 3rd, 2016|Health Canada|0 Comments

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 a vital role in many other areas of health as well. Skin's exposure to sun enhances mood and energy. With the onset of fall, you're bound to get less vitamin [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:04:07+00:00September 27th, 2016|Supplements|0 Comments

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 decisions regarding your health, natural health supplements, natural medicine and meeting your wellness goals. CanPrev Premium Natural Health Products works in partnership with natural health practitioners to bring you accurate [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:11:31+00:00September 15th, 2016|Expert Advice|0 Comments

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 healthy life. Our in-house team of naturopathic doctors, homeopaths, nutritionists and other licensed health care practitioners help you to make better informed decisions regarding your health, natural health supplements, natural medicine [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:21:38+00:00September 1st, 2016|Expert Advice|0 Comments

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, muscles, skin and hair it seems like it's always on the supplement-du-jour list. But what is it, really, and why do we need it? The skinny CoQ10 is [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:26:02+00:00August 30th, 2016|Supplements|0 Comments

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 healthy life. Our in-house team of naturopathic doctors, homeopaths, nutritionists and other licensed health care practitioners help you to make better informed decisions regarding your health, natural health supplements, natural medicine [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:31:22+00:00August 25th, 2016|Expert Advice|0 Comments

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, all of these natural anti-inflammatories are considered safe enough for long-term use. The list below can be used as a refresher on the safety of natural anti-inflammatories commonly prescribed by [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:44:29+00:00July 5th, 2016|All, Supplements|0 Comments

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 and Italian researchers in 2001 found that a subset of patients made up of children and adults showed many of the same symptoms typical of celiac, but [...]

By |2019-08-30T20:47:17+00:00April 7th, 2016|All, Health|0 Comments

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, bursts of energy. This is how the body behaves when it's in "fight or flight" mode. As we age, we experience different types of stress that can impact [...]

By |2019-08-30T21:22:06+00:00February 22nd, 2016|All, Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

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 herb can certainly happen, especially if the user has a known allergy to the daisy family. The chances are even higher if the flower from the top of [...]

By |2016-02-08T20:56:43+00:00February 8th, 2016|All, Supplements|0 Comments

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, inspire new adventure, promote environmental stewardship and encourage the spread of a “live life to the fullest” mentality. In July of 2015, Spencer embarked on a solo trek [...]

By |2019-09-03T14:36:29+00:00January 25th, 2016|Lifestyle|0 Comments

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 was shown to have an anti-inflammatory effect by blocking the chemical messaging system (neutrophil chemotaxis) that contributes to chest congestion, mucous production and coughing.  The authors even suggested that [...]

By |2019-08-29T14:19:17+00:00December 21st, 2015|All, Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

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 in healthy fats and fiber ✓ Nutrient dense snack (supports healthy blood sugar levels)  ✓ Dairy and gluten free  ✓ All you need is… 1½ cups rolled oats [...]

By |2019-08-29T14:20:39+00:00December 11th, 2015|All, Lifestyle|0 Comments