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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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Depression: It is an inflammatory disease?

Surprising results indicate that anti-inflammatory medications provide a spectacular improvement in the treatment of depression. A glance at how this discovery could revolutionize the treatment of this disease. Download this column


Are you ready to take the health and wellness challenge?

March 1st marks the beginning of the 10th edition of the 5/30 Health and Wellness Challenge, the most important campaign in Quebec for promoting healthy lifestyles. Will you be joining the 1.1 million people who have taken the challenge to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables and to be active 30 minutes each day? Download this column


Sunny holidays: watch out for sunburns!

It is now common to take a vacation in warm countries in order to soak up the sun during the winter. Even if it is actually good for one's morale, we must nevertheless remain prudent because these brief but intense exposures to the sun represent the principal risk factor for melanoma. Recent publications in the prestigious scientific journals Nature and Cell reveal stunning discoveries about this. Download this column


The dark side of antibacterial products

The omnipresence of chemical products in our daily lives makes us forget the potential dangers that some of them present. According to recent studies, the triclosan present in certain hygiene products called "antibacterial" can promote the development of liver cancer. Download this column


Cancer: chance rather than heredity

A very important study has just confirmed that our high risk of cancer is due to the genetic mutations which form spontaneously, through simple chance, over the course of our lives. This discovery underlines the importance of adopting a lifestyle capable of restraining the progression of these cancerous cells into mature cancer. We are not able to control the risk of cancerous mutations, but we can prevent their evolution into a clinically relevant cancer. Download this column


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Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Les poissons gras (saumon, sardine, maquereau) contiennent des quantités importantes d'acides gras oméga-3, des gras de plus en plus reconnus pour leurs effets positifs sur la santé en général. Télécharger la chronique.

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