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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 [...]

By |2020-08-12T20:43:11+00:00August 7th, 2020|Mental Health, Women's health|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-06-25T22:05:42+00:00June 17th, 2020|Expert Advice, How?|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-08-27T19:33:25+00:00June 11th, 2020|How?, Supplements|0 Comments

Antioxidant Myth Busters

Antioxidants come top of mind for many health-conscious folks, but is everything you've heard about antioxidants factually correct? Read on for a refresher on antioxidant myths and truths. 1) Myth or truth: Are antioxidants really important? Truth. Antioxidants are essential substances for health. We generate antioxidants at the cellular level [...]

By |2020-05-26T19:50:06+00:00May 11th, 2020|Nutrition, Vitamins, Whole foods|0 Comments

Antioxidants: Everything You Need To Know

Ever wondered what antioxidants really are and what they do in the body? Read on for everything you need to know about antioxidants, free radicals, the ORAC scale, and antioxidant-rich foods and supplements. What is an antioxidant? Simply put, an antioxidant is a substance that works hard to protect your [...]

By |2020-08-04T20:46:54+00:00May 8th, 2020|Nutrition, Vitamins|0 Comments

FODMAP Made Easy: Beginner’s Guide to the FODMAP Diet

If you are interested in optimal gut health, whether for personal or professional resources, you've probably heard of FODMAP and the diet associated with it. But what is the FODMAP diet, and who should adopt its guidelines? Are there any drawbacks to the FODMAP diet? Are onions and wheat still [...]

Back to the Basics for Better Immunity

Taking simple steps today can help better our health for tomorrow. Here are some additional back-to-the-basics immunity tips for a preventative care routine: Nutrition Boost Eating a wide variety of fruits and vegetables lays a strong foundation of quality antioxidants in your diet. Phytonutrient-rich foods Fill up on phytonutrients! These [...]

By |2020-05-14T19:47:28+00:00April 4th, 2020|Health, Nutrition, Vitamins|0 Comments

CanPrev’s Immune Care Kit

  We sent our employees to work from home. This Immune Care Kit went home with them. Like many Canadians, most of our team has switched to working from home. As a company, we feel that staying home whenever possible to stop the spread of COVID-19 is the most sensible [...]

By |2020-04-08T18:33:39+00:00March 18th, 2020|CanPrev, Supplements|0 Comments

Exercise Performance: Nutrient Timing & Lifestyle Factors

Nutrition is a vital component of exercise and athletic performance. To maximize the benefits from this relationship, some may consider factors such as calories per gram, genetic advantage or predisposition, quality of nutrient absorbed through food, and even consuming at certain times of the day in conjunction with scheduled exercise [...]

By |2020-05-26T20:42:06+00:00March 4th, 2020|Active Life, Fitness, Health goals, Workouts|0 Comments

Differences and Benefits of Vitamin K1 vs. K2

In Nutrient Spotlight: The Science Behind Vitamin K2, we covered the discovery of the Vitamin K family, its overall function in the body, and brief differences between MK-4 and MK-7. Now, let's dive deeper into how vitamin K1 differs from K2, why deficiency is hard to detect, and why this nutrient [...]

By |2020-05-14T20:25:37+00:00February 5th, 2020|Fertility, Fitness, Health, Heart Health, Joint Health, Oral Health, Vitamins|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2020-09-03T22:37:00+00:00August 7th, 2019|Diet, Lifestyle, Nutrition|1 Comment