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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The Heart, Another Victim of Cancer

Recent studies have shown that people who have developed cancer or who have survived the disease are at much greater risk of dying from a heart disease. Download this column

Fish is Good for the Memory

An important study recently published in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association confirmed that regular consumption of fish and seafood is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Download this column

The Creation of a Medication

Taking medications to fight disease or to diminish its harmful effects on health has become so common that we easily forget the extent to which these remedies represent major scientific discoveries, totally unimaginable even a few decades ago. Let’s look at the long path which comprises the birth of a medication...  Download this column

Excess Sugar Promotes the Progression of Breast Cancer

Aside from its well-documented role in the ongoing epidemic of obesity, a recent study has shown that excess dietary sugar creates inflammatory conditions that favor the development of cancer. Download this column

Colorectal Cancers Appear Ever Earlier

Analysis of the latest statistics on cancer indicates that the incidence of colorectal cancer is unfortunately increasing markedly amongst people aged less than 50. Download this column

Fils d'actualité

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News Flash!

Increased consumption of red meat has long been known as a risk factor for heart disease. Surprising results which were recently published in the journal Nature Medicine suggest that this increase is due to certain intestinal bacteria which transform a molecule found in meat into a compound that is toxic for blood vessels. Download the column.