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.

Chroniques Prévention

You can also subscribe to our webfeed to receive the column every week as soon as it becomes available.

Why do the BRCA genes cause breast cancer?

Defective BRCA genes, passed on via hereditary transmission, are responsible for about 5% of breast cancers and 10% of ovarian cancers. Download this column.

Celery and Parsley: precious allies against pancreatic cancer

One study has recently shown that apigenin and luteolin, two polyphenols found in large quantities in celery and parsley, can prevent the development of pancreatic cancer. Download this column.

Fruits and Vegetables Extend Lifespan

A study has recently shown that people who daily consume at least five portions of fruits and vegetables live longer than those who turn up their noses at these plants. Download this column.

Colon cancer: the risks of being overweight

Excess body fat is associated with a large increase in the risk factor for at least seven forms of cancer, including colon cancer. Download this column.

The Mirage of Diet Soft Drinks

"Diet" soft drinks, which lack calories, are often presented by the industry which makes them as a healthy alternative to soft drinks which are loaded with sugar. Download this column.

Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Three studies which have been published almost concurrently show that regular consumption of foods made from whole grain cereals is associated with a significant reduction in the risk of premature death. Download this article