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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A New Approach Against Toxicity

Toxicity is an important problem for human health. The human body has a limited capacity to neutralize toxins, whether they originate from nature, food or drugs. According to a stunning, recent study in the prestigious journal Nature, the solution to these toxicity problems could come from the humble earthworm which has, in its intestines, a sophisticated defense system which keeps it protected against toxic molecules from plants. Download this column

Eat Less to be in Better Health

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

Surviving Colon Cancer: the Importance of Lifestyle

Colorectal cancer is the second greatest cause of cancer deaths in Canada. Encouraging results indicate that an improved lifestyle significantly increases the probability of surviving this type of cancer. On the menu: healthy eating, control of body weight, physical activity and... a bit of coffee! Download this column

Childhood Risks Linked to Antibiotic Abuse

By disturbing the activity of the intestinal bacteria, the overuse of antibiotics in children can have long-term consequences on their metabolism and can facilitate the excessive accumulation of fat. The highly prestigious journal Nature sounds the alarm. Download this column

Red Wine and Cancer: Less Really Can Be More

According to a recent study, the small quantities of resveratrol found in a single glass of red wine exerts an anticancer effect much more powerful than that seen with the elevated doses provided by the aid of supplements. To take advantage of the positive effects of red wine on health, it must be remembered than less can be more, and that it is most important to drink very moderately. Download this column

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News Flash!

The active ingredient in broccoli, sulforaphane, is recognized as being one of the plant-based molecules which exhibits the strongest anti-cancer activity. Download this column