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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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.

Why does the surprising naked mole rat never develop cancer?

The mole rat is a subterranean rodent noted for its exceptional longevity due to its resistance to cancer and to other chronic diseases. Download this column.

Breast Cancer: the crucial role of lifestyle

An important study performed with 31,000 women confirmed the major impact that lifestyle has on the risk of breast cancer after menopause. Cancer is truly a chronic disease whose development can be prevented with simple changes to lifestyle. Download this column.

Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

Two studies recently confirmed that adopting healthy lifestyle habits during childhood and adolescence drastically diminished the risks of breast cancer and cognitive troubles in adult life. Download the column