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

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 [...]

April 4th, 2020|

Keep Hope & Always Smile – The Carley Allison Story

During this time of uncertainty and apprehension with the global pandemic upon us, we share with you a story of hope and inspiration, and the mission of a young teen whose message during adversity was contagious, powerful and inspiring: Always Smile. On this 31st day of March, in honour of [...]

March 31st, 2020|

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 [...]

March 18th, 2020|

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 [...]

March 4th, 2020|

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 [...]

February 5th, 2020|

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|