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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Crazy for fruits

The innate attraction of humans to fruits is due to our ability to identify certain odours produced by ripe fruits which lead us to consume them. This dining cue has a considerable importance for our health, since recent studies have shown that regular consumption of fruits has some unexpected benefits for our health. Download this column

Slowing the effects of aging

Spectacular results published in the prestigious journal Nature suggest that elimination of cells which have reached the end of their lifespan diminishes the incidence of certain diseases and permits an increase of 30% in longevity. Let’s look at this molecular fountain of youth! Download this column

The education of the immune system

An important study has shown that exposure of children, early in their life, to bacteria in the environment is essential for the development of the immune system and also plays a significant role in the prevention of several autoimmune disorders such as type 1 diabetes, asthma and allergies. Download this column

Vitamin D: An Essential Role in the Prevention of Cancer

An important recent study confirms that elevated blood levels of vitamin D are associated with a significant decrease in the risk of cancer. Download this column

Metastases: The Harmful Effects of Antioxidant Supplements

Far from being beneficial for the treatment of cancer, the neutralization of free radicals by the use of elevated doses of antioxidants can stimulate the formation of metastases, according to two preclinical studies. Download this column

Fils d'actualité

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News Flash!

A recent study suggests that reduction in caloric intake during just five days per month improves immunity ad reduces several risk factors for cancer, diabetes and cognitive decline. Download this column