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2015-10 140L JdeMontreal RGBEvery 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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Peventing Breast Cancer

A new study clearly demonstrates that simple modifications to the way we live can spectacularly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Download this column


High risk for skin cancer

An important recent study in the prestigious journal Science shows that a very large number of cancerous mutations accumulate in our skin with age, increasing the risk of skin cancers. Another good reason to take shelter from the sun during the coming summer. Download this column


Eating well is also good for the planet

Our eating habits can not only favor the development of several chronic diseases, but they also have an enormous effect on the environment. According to an analysis recently published in the prestigious journal Nature, simple modifications to our diet can lead to extraordinary benefits, not only for the health of the population but also for that of the planet in which we live. Download this column


The incredible impact of diet on the colon

A recent study in the prestigious journal Nature found that, after just two weeks on a Western diet rich in fats and meat but low in fibre, the colon began to show several preliminary signs of cancer. This is another illustration of how simple modifications to our everyday habits can have an extraordinary impact on the death rate caused by this disease. Download this column


Food additives make you fat

An important recent study indicates that two additives which are commonly used by the processed food industry, polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose, destroy the equilibrium of the intestinal flora, leading to inflammation of the intestine and a serious perturbation of metabolism which provokes weight gain. Another good reason to avoid eating processed food products too often! Download this column


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Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Les métastases au cerveau sont responsables d'une forte proportion de la mortalité liée au cancer du sein. Selon une étude récente de la prestigieuse revue PNAS, la morbidité associée à ces métastases serait due à la capacité des cellules cancéreuses de se déguiser en neurones pour tromper la vigilance du cerveau et parvenir à envahir cet organe. Télécharger la chronique.

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