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Simple Self-Care Practices for a Healthy Mind, Body & Soul

What Are Self-Care Practices? Self-care practices are any activities we do intentionally to take care of our mental, physical, and emotional health. It seems like a simple concept, but it’s often overlooked. Think about it - when was the last time you did something caring towards yourself? Self-care is key [...]

May 25th, 2020|

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 [...]

May 11th, 2020|

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 [...]

May 8th, 2020|

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 [...]

April 28th, 2020|

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|