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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Eat better to improve one’s health

Two recent studies from Harvard University show that an improvement in the quality of one’s diet, even a small one, results in significant decrease in the risk of premature death. Download the column

Fetal cells which help cure the mother, even after birth

During pregnancy, the fetus releases cells which cross the placenta, survive and integrate into the bone marrow of the mother. Recent results suggest that these fetal cells can help the healing of wounds in the mother, even after birth. Download the column

The omega-3 fatty acids are anti-pain endocannabinoids

According to a stunning recent biochemical study, the anti-inflammatory effects of omega-3 fatty acids were due to their transformation into cannabinoids, leading to the activation of anti-pain receptors specific to these molecules. Download the column

The fibres which prevent type 1 diabetes

An important preclinical study shows that the fermentation activity of intestinal bacteria produces several fatty acids which block the development of type 1 diabetes. Download the column

The fibres which prevent type 1 diabetes

An important preclinical study shows that the fermentation activity of intestinal bacteria produces several fatty acids which block the development of type 1 diabetes. Download the column

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News Flash!

An interesting study in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine suggests that a molecule produced following ingestion of polmegranates, urolithin A, increases expected lifespan and muscle tone by eliminating damaged mitochondria. Download this column