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 beneficial effects of animals

Aside from being associated with a diminished risk of cardiovascular diseases, having an animal companion can also have beneficial effects on the immune system by increasing our exposure to microorganisms. Download the column

Green tea is good for the brain

A study recently confirmed that regular consumption of green tea decreases by half the risk of cognitive decline, even amongst people who are genetically predisposed to develop neurodegenerative diseases. Download the column

Towards a new treatment for prostate cancer

One of the highlights from the latest congress of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) was the identification of a new protocol for chemotherapy which significantly improved the survival of patients affected by an advanced form of prostate cancer. Download the column

The fattening enzyme

A study shows that activation of a single enzyme, associated with a decrease in basal metabolism, contributes to the weight gain which accompanies aging. Download the column

Breathe deeply to calm your nerves

American neuroscientists have come up with evidence that the brain circuit responsible for relaxation is stimulated by deep breathing. Download the column

Fils d'actualité

Richard Béliveau

News Flash!

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.