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|

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|

Collagen: Man’s Best Friend

Collagen is a type of protein that is found in the connective tissue and bones - it's the foundation for healthy skin, bones, tendons, ligaments, muscles and joints. Although collagen supplements can be frequently found in the women's hair and skin section of health food stores, its benefits apply to [...]

June 15th, 2021|

Quercetin: Moving beyond immune support

For centuries, plants have been used for their therapeutic properties. Quercetin is one of many powerful plant-based bioflavonoids known for immune support, but its benefits extend far beyond that. What is quercetin? Quercetin is a flavonol, one of six subclasses of plant pigments called flavonoids which give many fruits, vegetables [...]

May 14th, 2021|

Minerals: The Building Blocks Of Your Health

Vitamins get a lot of attention, but it's the minerals that are the true building blocks of your health. We rely on minerals to perform many functions - from regulating heartbeats to building hormones. The wide range of minerals are divided into macro- or trace minerals. Don't be fooled by [...]

April 29th, 2021|