CanPrev Blog2019-02-11T19:48:44+00:00

An Exploration of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and It’s Connection To Health Issues

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, commonly called PCOS, is a hormonal condition affecting up to 10% of women. While PCOS is a hormonal disorder of the reproductive system, and its direct causes are still unknown, there are some exciting new discoveries when it comes to PCOS and its connection to insulin resistance, [...]

September 11th, 2018|

Cholesterol and Women’s Heart Health: What you need to know

As a woman, are you committed to living a heart-healthy lifestyle? While we might think of older men when we hear “heart problems”, research tells us it's time for women to look after their hearts, too. According to the Heart Research Institute, heart disease is the number one cause of [...]

August 21st, 2018|

Beyond the Brazil Nut: The Benefits of Selenium

What Is It? Selenium is a trace mineral naturally occurring in the soil, in certain foods, and very small amounts can be found in natural water sources. Selenium’s main role is acting as an antioxidant and has many benefits to the body. Selenium is also a chief component of the [...]

July 24th, 2018|

Best Practices for Summer BBQ’s and Healthier Grilled Meat

Don’t Summer and BBQ’s just go hand-in-hand together? Grilling just seems to make food taste better, no matter what you cook on the BBQ...meat, poultry, vegetables, even fruit! These foods all taste amazing when prepared on a smokey grill. However, consuming grilled food too often in the form of muscle [...]

June 26th, 2018|

These Daily Habits Will Curb Your UTI Risk, Naturally

Every woman needs these tips for better urinary health In our daily lives, we take many steps to optimize our health and well-being. For starters, you integrate that new mindfulness meditation practice into your mornings to revitalize your nervous system and invest in quality serums and lotions for your best [...]

June 5th, 2018|

Meet Mia Noblet – Professional Slackliner

Meet Mia Noblet, CanPrev ambassador, Vancouver native and women's world record slackline holder! The CanPrev team was fairly new to the sport of slacklining before taking on Mia as an ambassador and we were curious to know more about the sport once she decided to come aboard. So what's slacklining all about anyway? In short, it is [...]

May 29th, 2018|

6 Essential Nutrients For The Athlete

Optimizing nutrition when you’re an athlete (or even if you workout regularly) can make a significant difference in your health and performance on the court, field or at the gym. Just like exercising your muscles through cardiovascular workouts or strength training is important, so is fueling your body properly through [...]

May 17th, 2018|

The Top 5 Natural Supplements For Women Over 50

For many women, turning fifty is a milestone. It might be a time of transformation: from children leaving the family home to career shifts, or finding a new approach to your health and well-being. You might notice that your body changes when you hit fifty. Staying up late and traveling, [...]

May 8th, 2018|