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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 [...]

October 20th, 2016|

Everything You Need To Know About Plant-Based Protein

When you hear the word protein, what's the first thing that comes to your mind? We often think of meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy, forgetting there are plant-based foods that are also rich in protein, among other nutrients. If you are looking to explore a plant-based diet, here's everything [...]

September 15th, 2020|

Anxiety 301: A Natural Path Towards Less Anxiety

It's no surprise that sleep and nutrition impact our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. Getting a good night's sleep can help you better manage your anxiety and improve your mental wellbeing. Read on to learn how you can start sleeping better, consuming more anxiety-supporting foods, and self-reflect for better mental [...]

August 21st, 2020|

Anxiety 201: How physical health affects mental wellbeing

The connection between mind and body is no secret: indeed, the mind-body connection has lately gone from alternative healing to scientific mainstream. If you're curious about the ways anxiety and emotional health affects the physical body and vice versa, read on for an essential mind-body primer. The physical health & [...]

August 10th, 2020|

Anxiety 101: Why does anxiety happen?

Feeling anxious these days? Read on for expert tips on natural remedies for anxiety. Below, we cover the difference between anxiety and stress, types of anxiety disorders, causes of anxiety, how to recognize an anxiety attack, and give our top herbal remedies, supplements, and lifestyle tips to manage it (and [...]

August 7th, 2020|

Prebiotics, Probiotics & Gut Health: All You Need to Know

Have you given special thanks to your gut microbiome today? As you go about your day, trillions of beneficial gut bacteria living inside your digestive system keep you healthy and well. Known as the gut flora, a constellation of more than a thousand different species, your gut microbiome is unique, [...]

July 2nd, 2020|

Ashwagandha: A Tradition of Rejuvenation

The History of Ashwagandha Withania Somnifera, Ashwagandha's scientific name, is both beautiful and powerful. Also commonly known as Indian Winter Cherry and Indian Ginseng, Ashwagandha has been used as a rejuvenating herb in Ayurveda, a traditional system of medicine in practice in India for over 6000 years, as well as [...]

June 17th, 2020|

The Healing Powers of Adaptogens

Adaptogens are the most ancient modern health trend: steeped in the Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese traditions, adaptogenic herbs have no been used for thousands of years. Looking to jump onto the adaptogen train but still unsure what they're about? Let's discover the healing powers of adaptogens! Here's everything you need [...]

June 11th, 2020|

Ashwagandha, The King of Ayurvedic Herbs

Is ashwagandha a part of your health routine yet? An ancient staple of Ayurveda - the Indian system of medicine, ashwagandha delivers a full spectrum of surprisingly modern benefits. Long revered and utilized by herbalists, this herb is now going mainstream and finding its way into many nutritional supplements too. [...]

May 27th, 2020|