CanPrev Blog2019-12-02T20:37:28+00:00

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|

Are you metabolically healthy?

When someone says, "Wow! You must have a fast metabolism!", they are likely referring to the ability to keep weight gain at bay. But, the truth is, metabolism impacts much more than weight. Metabolic health is the foundation of your overall wellbeing and includes all the chemical processes that keep [...]

January 12th, 2022|

Tanya’s Tips for Homegrown Winter Microgreens

It was the summer before the pandemic. My husband painstakingly built my greenhouse with the help of neighbours and then needed the rest of the summer to recuperate (ha!). The seedlings I had sowed with anticipation in wide baking pans under cozy armchairs indoors moved to their new home in [...]

November 24th, 2021|

How cortisol causes cravings

A 2020 poll found that 27% of Canadians between the ages of 35 to 49 find most days to be "quite a bit or extremely stressful". While a certain amount of stress is normal, too much of it can prolong the presence of cortisol in our bodies, adversely affecting a [...]

October 25th, 2021|

Beyond the hype: Is a plant-based diet right for you?

Vegan diets have seen a rapid surge in popularity, due to the purported health benefits, environmental implications, and a wave of documentaries encouraging an animal-free approach to food. While vegetarian diets eschew meat products, veganism removes all animal by-products from the equation, including milk, eggs, and honey. With the elimination [...]

September 15th, 2021|

Breaking Down The B’s

The B vitamins are a family that often appear naturally combined in the foods we eat. They're commonly known as the B family, or B complex. They work in conjunction with one another for critical metabolic functions, acting as assistant coenzymes to catalyze many chemical reactions involved with nutrient breakdown, [...]

August 19th, 2021|

The superior technology behind CanPrev’s liposomal supplements

If you have ever stood in a health food store, overwhelmed at the thousands of supplement options, you are not alone. Across the board, the quality of supplements varies greatly and determining the best one is no easy task. There are many factors to consider, but it all comes down [...]

July 15th, 2021|

Liposomes: A Breakthrough in Nutrient Delivery

The efficacy of each supplement ranges drastically depending on how it's made. One form of vitamin C may be in and out of your body within 4 hours, while another stays in your body for the whole day, effectively boosting your immune system. These two supplements contain the same dose, [...]

July 14th, 2021|

Omega-3: The Distinct Difference Between EPA & DHA

As one of the three macronutrients that make up our diets, fats are an important part of every balanced meal. However, with mixed messages such as "eating fats leads to weight gain" and "too much fat causes heart attacks", adding the right amount of fat to your diet can be [...]

July 5th, 2021|