Margarine is a man-made food. It is made from vegetable oils that are then infused with hydrogen gas which changes the oil from a liquid to a solid, this changes the composition of the fats from unsaturated fat to saturated fat, due to the processing [...]

Autoimmune disease is becoming an all too common problem in our Western world.  Autoimmune conditions covers a number of ailments including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, celiac disease, thyroid disease, ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Autoimmune disease means that the body is having a difficult [...]

Welcome, I’m Dr. Melina Roberts, author of Building a Healthy Child. Thank you so much for watching. I’m so excited to have so many people watching my videos. We have an opportunity to take control of our child’s health, to prevent childhood illnesses, to support proper [...]

Any symptoms that the body exhibits are signs that your body is out of balance. We need to listen to our bodies and find out what it is trying to tell us. As Naturopathic Doctors, our goal is to uncover underlying causes of imbalances that are [...]

Patients will often ask me how do they know if an exercise program is right for them. Here are the three questions you need to ask yourself to know if an exercise program is right for you: Are you experiencing pain when you are exercising? Listen [...]

When you are traveling the last thing you want is to get sick. There is no doubt that traveling itself can be a stress on the body whether it is being susceptible to infections on the plane or in a new environment, adapting to different time [...]

The holidays are an excellent time for reflection on the year and your life in general. It’s been a particularly challenging year for me. My mom passed away in August. As we approach the holidays and you’ve lost someone close to you, it gets even more [...]

Three Reasons for low iron: Intake Internal bleeding/heavy periods Absorption

Three Problems with peanuts and possibly the increase in anaphylactic peanut allergies. 1. Most peanuts have been genetically modifications, which means it has been changed and altered, which makes them difficult for our bodies to recognize and properly metabolize and utilize. 2. Peanuts are prone to [...]

There are many people with digestive tract issues. Our digestion is essential to good health. Decrease the Inflammation – “putting out the fire”. We need to decrease the major inflammatory foods and toxic load. We need to put out the fire before we can do any [...]