The LyfeMD application is a diet and lifestyle solution developed by health professionals.
Dr. Raman is the CEO and co-founder of LyfeMD. She is a gastroenterologist, physician nutrition specialist, and a faculty member in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary since 2006. She is the director of Ascend (Alberta’s Collaboration of Excellence in Nutrition for Digestive Diseases) and national medical lead for nutrition for the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. Dr. Raman has co-authored > 90 peer reviewed manuscripts, many in high impact journals, on the topics of diet, nutrition, and mind body interventions in digestive diseases. Dr. Raman has also co-authored 4 books for patients on the topic of diet and digestive health. She presents on her research on international, national and provincial platforms.
Dr. Puneeta Tandon (MD, MSc Epidemiology), a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), is a gastroenterologist, hepatologist and, since 2007, faculty member at the University of Alberta. She is the founder and co-director of the internationally recognized Cirrhosis Care Clinic and Edmonton co-lead for AsCEND. Dr. Tandon is an active, frequently published researcher who’s driven by the desire to empower her patients with practical tools for reducing stress and improving well-being. At both the national and international levels, she’s spoken as an expert in the areas of liver disease, nutrition, exercise and chronic disease symptom management.
Dr. Lorian Taylor (RD, PhD) is a registered dietitian and research scientist at the University of Calgary, Department of Medicine. During her PhD, her work focused on helping people make successful nutrition and physical activity changes. With advanced certifications in motivational interviewing and advanced health counseling, Dr. Taylor has spent the past 10 years developing and leading effective nutrition and physical activity interventions. The focus of her research is to help change lives by decreasing reliance on pharmaceuticals and promoting health in both the body and mind.