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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Preventing cancer... while sleeping

A study recently presented at the annual congress of the American Association for Cancer Research showed that men under 65 years of age who do not sleep enough are at higher risk of premature death from prostate cancer. Download the column

Prevention of heart diseases: the remarkable effect of olive oil and red wine

A study shows that increased consumption of hydroxytyrosol, a phenolic compound found in large quantities within virgin olive oil and red wine, is associated with a significantly decreased risk of cardiovascular diseases and of premature death. Download the column

The beneficial effects of animals

Aside from being associated with a diminished risk of cardiovascular diseases, having an animal companion can also have beneficial effects on the immune system by increasing our exposure to microorganisms. Download the column

Green tea is good for the brain

A study recently confirmed that regular consumption of green tea decreases by half the risk of cognitive decline, even amongst people who are genetically predisposed to develop neurodegenerative diseases. Download the column

Towards a new treatment for prostate cancer

One of the highlights from the latest congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) was the identification of a new protocol for chemotherapy which significantly improved the survival of patients affected by an advanced form of prostate cancer. Download the column

Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Small habits can have a huge impact on your health. A simple daily handful of nuts is associated with longer lifespans and better health, according to an important study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Download this column.