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|

Nutrient Spotlight: The Science behind Vitamin K2

Ever wonder why vitamins go from A, B, C, D and E straight to vitamin K? Well, there is a good explanation. Vitamin K was first discovered as a blood clotting agent in chicken and was named “koagulation”, Danish for coagulation. Doesn't sound too exciting, does it? Well, clotting is just [...]

January 8th, 2020|

Feeling chilled? Top 7 Winter Health Tips to Survive the Cold!

Even though we’re already a couple of months in, Old Man Winter isn’t ready to release his grip quite yet! So, how can we keep our immune systems primed and our physical & mental well-being optimized while we ride out this chilly weather? We’ve got the top 7 ways to [...]

December 27th, 2019|

The Not-So-Sweet Cycle of Insulin Resistance

Insulin Sensitivity. Insulin Resistance. Hyperinsulinemia. Diabetes. Metabolic Syndrome. You’ve probably heard these terms quite a bit lately as you scroll through your health news. But usually, it’s not made clear enough what an important role INSULIN plays in your body. Well, here's a more accurate picture of how this critical [...]

November 13th, 2019|

How to Improve Your Oral Health Naturally

Your gums may be telling you more about your health than you realize. A little pink in the sink usually doesn’t cause concern, but it should. It’s worth taking a peak in your mouth - it can offer an inside look into the health of your immune and cardiovascular system. [...]

October 16th, 2019|

The Functional Role Of Amino Acids In The Human Body

Do you ever wonder what makes up the human body, or the foods we consume on a daily basis? Protein is one of them. Not only does it make up every single cell in the human body and play numerous roles essential for your survival, but it's a critical component [...]

September 18th, 2019|

Keto Guide for Beginners

Time to eat some bacon, right? Wrong. Popular media portrays the ketogenic [keto] diet as a way to lose weight while eating copious amounts of bacon. In actuality, the keto diet is quite different. At its core, the keto diet is yet another version of a low-carbohydrate diet. Carbohydrates include [...]

August 7th, 2019|

To Coconut Oil – Or Not?

That is the question… but really, WHAT is the answer? (No seriously, PLEASE tell me if I should still be spreading coconut oil literally all over my life?!) As you may know, coconut oil’s purported benefits run the gamut from being good for the gut & digestive health to supporting [...]

July 17th, 2019|

Angina vs. Heartburn: What’s the difference?

Health seeker, did you know that 20 to 40% of the population will visit their healthcare practitioner for symptoms of chest pain at some point in their lifetime? Are you having a heart attack… or is it angina? Or maybe it’s *only* heartburn, and while that’s still a really uncomfortable [...]

June 26th, 2019|