Life Elevated

A healthy dose of science and wellness tips.

A Day of Fermented Foods

I love love love fermented foods. As a nutritionist, I have to admit that I was a bit late in the game in adding fermented foods into my diet. I knew they were good for me but I wasn’t exactly sure how to make them a habit.

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Why Is Turmeric Good For You?

Have you noticed a distinct yellow hue popping up in many smoothies and drinks lately? This gorgeous colour is coming from one place – the incredibly healthy and incredibly trendy food, turmeric. By now many of you may be wondering: Why is turmeric good for you? Turmeric may seem new and hot, but it’s actually...

Natural Remedies for Acid Reflux or Heartburn

While many people experience heartburn either occasionally or frequently (the name is appropriate as it generally feels literally like a burning sensation behind the breastbone where the heart resides), acid reflux can actually be a relatively complex health concern. This is because acid reflux may be very mild and minor – an inconvenience once in...

The Power of Setting Intentions

I recently had a valuable reminder of the power of setting intentions.  I opened an email that was sitting in my drafts folder from 2014. I had written this email to myself with no plan of sending it anywhere; my coach at the time suggested writing out what I wanted for my career. She didn’t...

Superfoods You Need to Introduce Into Your Diet

Have you ever had foodie envy? Have you looked over at your friend’s or colleague’s incredible lunch and thought “I don’t even know what most of those foods are”? That’s okay, we’ve all been there. Your foodie friend and your health food junkie colleague all started exactly where you are – wanting to know more....