Response to Recommendations to Increase Dietary Protein Intake During Chemotherapy

Articles supplied: Arends J, Bachmann P, Baracos V et al. ESPEN guidelines on nutrition in cancer patients. Clin Nutr. 2017;36:11-48. Stobäus N, Müller MJ, Küpferling S, Schulzke JD, Norman K. Low Recent Protein Intake Predicts Cancer-Related Fatigue and Increased Mortality in Patients with Advanced Tumor Disease Undergoing Chemotherapy. Nutr Cancer.…

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Does a fish a day keep the doctor away? The role of omega-3 fatty acids in psychiatry

This presentation was given on 2006-9-5 at Ste. Anne’s Hospital, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Québec. Earlier versions of this talk were presented at: • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Rounds, Sir Mortimer B. Davis – Jewish General Hospital, 2002-6-28 • Department of Psychiatry Clinical Grand Rounds, Sir Mortimer B. Davis – Jewish General Hospital, 2002-9-12 •…

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Proposed ban of trans fats

Letter to the Editor of the Montreal Gazette. One would think we had learned nothing from the U.S. experience with Prohibition, or the War on Drugs. Banning a substance such as alcohol or marijuana inevitably leads to the creation of a criminal underground which profits enormously, and supports a large…

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A diet for life

What disease affects 33% of Canada’s population, and costs the health care system $6 billion per year? Obesity, spreading rapidly around the world, doubles in prevalence every five years. Clearly an epidemic. In the U.S., 1995 marked a milestone, when the prevalence of overweight in adults reached 50%. And this…

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