Our microbiome is really the key to optimal health and the foundation to healing any ailment. In order to improve our microbiome, we need to stop killing off colonies of the healthy microflora and disrupting the balance of bacteria and fungi that live in our digestive [...]

This is a test that allows us to take a look at your body’s “internal environment”.  In order for your cells to be healthy, they need a healthy environment to live in.  The analogy I use is that in order to grow a flower, it needs [...]

For many individuals springtime is associated with sneezing, runny nose, itchy eyes, nasal congestion, sore throat, which are all symptoms of seasonal allergies. More than nine million Canadian adults, that is more than 1 in 6 Canadians, suffer from seasonal allergies typically associated with airborne pollen [...]

THREE Problems that Skin Conditions indicate about the body Internal Imbalance – We need to heal skin conditions from the inside out. Imbalance in the microbiome – 80% of your lymphatic system is housed in your digestive tract. The superficial lymphatic system drains the head, neck [...]

Definition of constipation: We are not moving our bowels daily. Tendency to constipation: We are not moving large quantities of stools daily and full emptying our colon OR our bowel movements are small, hard nuggets or rabbit pellets. FIVE Ways to Address Constipation Increase water intake. [...]

Acidic Terrain Lowered immune system Challenged detoxification pathways

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 [...]

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 [...]

When it comes to colds and flus, our first instinct is to blame the people around us for getting us sick. We blame the kids at school, our co-worker who came to work sick, the person sneezing beside you on the train, but the truth is [...]