Going to sleep between 10pm and midnight.  Closer to 10pm the better. Nervous system recharges between 10 and 12. You can fall asleep easily. You sleep solidly without waking up in the night for 7-9hrs. You feel rested when you wake up in the morning. [...]

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The nervous system is an extremely important system of the body. It controls every system of the body, including our brain. Imbalances in this system can be memory issues, brain fog, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS). They are things we can be exploring [...]

Acid Blocking Medications are the most commonly prescribed medication in North America.  These medications are used to treat acid reflux, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and heartburn.  Most patients have been put on these medications as a long term solution. We need stomach acids to properly digest [...]

There are three components of the cardiovascular health that all need to be functioning optimally to obtain ideal cardiovascular health.  Heart disease is the second leading cause of death in Canada and it is possible to prevent, treat and even reverse heart disease. The treatment approach [...]

Cholesterol is not the cause of heart disease.  We need cholesterol. Cholesterol is essential in our body, not something to be feared or stopped. Cholesterol is the building block of all your hormones including cortisol (stress hormone), sex hormones (estrogen, progesterone, testosterone) and thyroid hormones. Cholesterol is [...]

The cause of acid reflux is not typically too much stomach acid but actually not having enough.  There is a sphincter between your esophagus and your stomach, which opens and closes, and is supposed to keep the contents of the stomach from moving back up the [...]

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 [...]