Metagenics Institute Podcast

About the show

Welcome to the Metagenics Institute Podcast where Healthcare Practitioners can hear innovative, cutting-edge information from leading experts from around the world. Join your host, Nathan Rose, to explore the latest evidence in Natural Health, challenge and debunk industry myths and offer practical, tangible, clinical tools which will transform your practice.


  • Gut Microbes as Frenemies with Dr Joe Alcock

    July 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 20 mins
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    In this episode, Dr Alcock explains how, since time immemorial, our gut microbes have had a love/hate relationship with us, and how this concept of ‘conflict and co-operation’ can explain the trials and tribulations of research on microbiome composition in disease states, probiotic successes and failures and a new approach to feeding ourselves and our resident microbiome.

  • What the research is telling us about time-restricted feeding, caloric restriction and fasting, with Greg Potter

    July 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 40 mins
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    Back by popular demand, Greg Potter joins Nathan to discuss time-restricted feeding. Potter shares his thoughts on recent research, including early time-restricted eating compared with daily caloric restriction, the 5:2 diet and fasting-mimicking diet.

  • Iron insights: homeostasis, deficiency and repletion with Professor Toby Richards

    June 14th, 2022  |  1 hr 33 secs
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    This week’s guest, Professor Toby Richards delivers a schooling on all things iron, including the mechanisms in place to maintain iron homeostasis, signs and symptoms of deficiency, pathology interpretation tips, and the role this essential nutrient plays in health and physical fitness.

  • Resilience in the Face of Trauma with Professor George Bonanno

    May 17th, 2022  |  55 mins 12 secs
    george bonanno, ptsd, the end of trauma, understanding trauma

    In this episode, Nathan speaks with George A. Bonanno, a Professor of Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College. His research focuses on how people respond to potentially traumatic events, such as disaster, war, assault and life-threatening injury, whether they present with post-traumatic stress disorder or not

  • Life through the lens of evolutionary psychology with Professor Glenn Geher

    April 26th, 2022  |  1 hr 12 mins
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    This episode serves as a brilliant introduction to evolutionary psychology, as Professor Geher explains how an evolutionary perspective can shed light on modern-day issues, such as mental health conditions.

  • Optimal Breathing with Patrick McKeown

    April 5th, 2022  |  1 hr 6 mins
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    Patrick McKeown is a world-renowned author and breathing practitioner who is deeply passionate about helping people restore functional breathing patterns.

  • COVID-19: Your Questions Answered

    March 17th, 2022  |  44 mins 48 secs
    covid-19, long covid, nicholas breen

    The pandemic continues to evolve, bringing with it new challenges for clinicians and patients alike. We put a call out to you, our Practitioner community, to submit questions around COVID-19 and immune health. This webinar aims to provide some answers.

  • Discussing Ultra Processed Foods and Weight Loss Drugs with Stephan Guyenet

    March 15th, 2022  |  1 hr 27 mins
    semaglutide, stephan guyenet, ultra processed foods, university of washington, weight gain, weight management

    *The information in this podcast is intended for Healthcare Practitioners.

    In this episode, Nathan speaks with noted researcher, science consultant, and science communicator Stephan Guyenet. They discuss contributors to weight gain and management, including genetic influences and ultra-processed foods, as well as the new antidiabetic and weight management drug, semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist.

  • Functional Neurological Disorders with Alex Lehn

    February 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins
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    In this episode, Nathan speaks with Neurologist, Dr Alexander Lehn about functional neurological disorders (FND). Dr Alexander Lehn heads the movement disorder service at PA Hospital and together with Dr Sarah Olson runs the deep brain stimulation service at PA Hospital and Mater Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland.

  • Unlearn Your Pain with Dr Howard Schubiner

    February 1st, 2022  |  56 mins 55 secs
    chronic pain, dr howard schubiner, mind body medicine program, mind body syndrome, tension myositis syndrome, unlearn your pain

    Dr Howard Schubiner is board-certified in paediatrics, adolescent medicine, and internal medicine.
    Importantly, Dr Schubiner is the founder and director of the Mind Body Medicine Program at Providence Hospital. This program uses the most current research methodologies to treat individuals who suffer from the Mind Body Syndrome (MBS) or Tension Myositis Syndrome (TMS) as described by Dr John Sarno.
    Tune into this episode to hear more about this program and its potential to resolve chronic pain.

  • Brain Retraining for Long COVID

    January 11th, 2022  |  55 mins 55 secs
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    In this episode, Nathan speaks to Ashok, founder of Gupta Program Brain Retraining™ about the potential of this program for the treatment of long COVID. Listen in to hear Gupta’s hypothesis and why brain retraining may be a useful option for those experiencing long COVID.

  • The Microbiome Facts, Not The Hype, with Kristina Campbell

    November 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins
    author, bacteriophages, gut microbiota, hmos, human milk oligosaccarides, kristina campbell, microbiome, postbiotics, science writer, the well-fed microbiome cookbook

    In this episode, Nathan speaks with Kristina about the latest research in microbiome science, covering topics such as the small intestinal microbiome, postbiotics, human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and the potential therapeutic application of bacteriophages.