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Journal de MontréalEvery Monday since October 24, 2005, Richard Béliveau, Ph.D., publishes a column in the section Votre Vie (Your Life) in the Journal de Montréal in which he describes the latest developments on maintaining health through diet in an easy-to-read and engaging style. Thanks to the generosity of the Journal de Montréal, you can download and consult all of the columns in high resolution PDF format from our website.

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The danger of artificial sweeteners

A new and important study shows that the consumption of artificial sweeteners deranges the metabolism of sugar and disturbs the function of intestinal bacteria. "Diet" foods and drinks are not as harmless as the food industry would have us believe! Download this column


Preventing Breast Cancer with Physical Activity

Women who are physically active have a reduced risk of developing breast cancer. According to an important recent study it is never too late to start physical exercise because this protective effect is even observed in women who did not become active until after menopause. Download this column.


Hyperglycemia Increases the Risk of Cancer

Even without being diabetic, some people exhibit elevated levels of blood sugar. Aside from being bad for cardiac health, a recent study suggests that this "prediabetes" also represents a risk factor for several types of cancer. Download this column.


Eat Well to Preserve Your Immune System

As with all physiological systems, the activity of the immune system diminishes with age, which makes the elderly more vulnerable to infections and to a host of diseases. Recent studies suggest, however, that a proper diet can slow down this loss of immunity. Download this column.


Botox: a Toxin and an Antidepressant!

Best known for its antiwrinkle activity, recent research has suggested that Botox also acts as an effective treatment against depression. Download this column


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Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

L'utilisation systématique des épices et aromates dans toutes les grandes traditions culinaires du monde est sans doute la meilleure illustration de l'importance qu'accordent les humains au goût et au plaisir de la cuisine. Télécharger la chronique.

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