Will cultured meat soon be on our plates?

22 September 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Lab-grown meat could one day replace meat from livestock farming, but there is still significant progress to be made before this becomes possible.

Environmental impacts associated with food production

7 September 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

All the studies unequivocally show that a reduction in environmental damage caused by food production necessarily requires a reduction in the consumption of animal products, in particular those from cattle farming.

The impact of forest fires on human health

31 August 2021
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Dr Gabrielle Denault, M.D.

From British Columbia to the island of Evia, wildfires are increasingly part of the global landscape. The health impacts of these blazes on global health are unequivocal. Here is an overview of a natural phenomenon exacerbated by climate change.

Choosing the right sources of carbohydrates is essential for preventing cardiovascular disease

24 June 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

The risk of cardiovascular events can be significantly reduced by replacing as much as possible the intake of foods rich in simple sugars and refined flour with plant-based foods containing complex carbohydrates.

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements are ineffective for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

7 June 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Recent studies indicate that omega-3 fatty acid supplements are ineffective in preventing major cardiovascular events, in primary prevention and most likely also in secondary prevention.

Modulation of the gut microbiota by dietary interventions to prevent cardiometabolic diseases

24 May 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

The results of recent studies suggest that modulation of the gut microbiota by dietary interventions (Mediterranean diet, intermittent fasting) could be a new preventive and therapeutic approach for diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Gradual return to physical activity after recovering from COVID-19

25 April 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

Tips for returning to physical activity after recovery from a mild form of COVID-19, without complications or persistent symptoms.

Association between chronic stress and heart attacks

7 April 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

High concentrations of cortisol in the hair, a biomarker of chronic stress, have been associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction in middle-aged people.

The benefits of extra virgin olive oil on cardiovascular health

16 March 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

A large number of studies show that the phenolic compounds found in extra virgin olive oil play an important role in the prevention of cardiovascular disease associated with the Mediterranean diet.

Why do the Japanese have the highest life expectancy in the world?

9 March 2021
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Dr Martin Juneau, M.D., FRCP

The high life expectancy of the Japanese is largely due to a diet conducive to maintaining overall good health.

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