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.

Episodes

  • Psychedelics for Mental Health

    April 27th, 2021  |  39 mins 46 secs
    anxiety, depression, dr alana roy, mental health, mental illness, mind medicine, nathan rose, practitioners, psychedelics, research, tania de jong

    In this episode, Nathan sits down with Tania de Jong and Dr Alana Roy from Mind Medicine Australia to discuss the use of psychedelics for mental health.
    Mind Medicine Australia (MMA) is a charity that seeks to alleviate the suffering caused by mental illness in Australia through expanding the treatment options available to medical practitioners and their patients. MMA are focused on the development of safe and effective psychedelic-assisted therapies to cure a range of mental illnesses.

  • Sugar facts and fiction with Dr Tim Crowe

    April 8th, 2021  |  46 mins 26 secs
    artificial, cancer, diabetes, doctor, educator, fat, metagenics, nathan rose, obesity, research, science, studies, sugar, sweeteners, tim crowe, type 2 diabetes, weight gain

    What if sugar isn’t as bad as it’s made out to be? Nathan discusses all things sugar with career research scientist and educator Dr Tim Crowe. Dr Crowe draws on 25 years in research to address conflicting information in the field of nutrition. He hosts the popular podcast Thinking Nutrition and is co-author of the book Understanding Nutrition. If you’re looking for a research update on sugar, you came to the right place.

  • Managing Perimenopause with Lara Briden

    March 16th, 2021  |  1 hr 35 secs
    hormonal support, hormonal therapy, hormone repair manual, hormones, lara briden, menopause, metagenics, nathan rose, perimenopause, period, puberty

    Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and bestselling author of the book Period Repair Manual - a practical guide for treating period problems with nutrition, supplements, and bioidentical hormones. This year, Lara has released her new book, The Hormone Repair Manual, which explains how to navigate the change of perimenopause and relieve symptoms with natural treatments. In this episode, she explains the ins and outs of ‘second puberty' and her favourite nutrients to support this time of life, as well as a fascinating evolutionary perspective on menopause. Tune in for a host of clinical gems!

  • Reversing Your Epigenetic Age with Kara Fitzgerald

    February 23rd, 2021  |  52 mins

    Kara Fitzgerald and her research team were the first to demonstrate potential reversal of biological age in humans by targeting methylation. In their study, the prescribed program included multiple components with documented mechanistic activity on epigenetic pathways. Tune in to hear the details of her research and learn how to influence your epigenetics.
    Dr. Kara Fitzgerald has a doctorate of naturopathic medicine, and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. She is on faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine, and is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner. She regularly lectures internationally for several organizations and is in private practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

  • The role of MCAS in the gut, brain and beyond with Tania Dempsey

    February 1st, 2021  |  1 hr 11 mins
    diet, dr tania dempsey, gastrointestinal health, gut, health, histamine intolerance, mast cell activation syndrome, mcas

    As an expert in mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), Dr Tania Dempsey, imparts priceless information regarding the nature and treatment of this insidious condition. Among many insights, Dr Dempsey explains how to distinguish histamine intolerance from MCAS, the impact of this condition on gastrointestinal health, as well as views on the connection between COVID-19 and MCAS. Importantly, Dr Dempsey draws on years of experience to provide advice on the identification and management of MCAS.

    Dr. Dempsey is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. She has served as an attending physician at a large multi-specialty medical practice in White Plains, NY, and since opened AIM Centre for Personalised Medicine.

  • The Science Behind Medicinal Cannabis with Jason Wilson

    January 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 34 mins

    Science educator, Jason Wilson is the host of The Curious About Cannabis Podcast which answers questions about the world’s most controversial plant – Cannabis. In this episode, Wilson provides an in-depth history lesson on Cannabinoid science, as well as the use of Cannabis extracts for medicinal purposes and the future of Cannabis research.

  • Exploring the Endocannabinoid System, PEA and OEA with Prof Daniele Piomelli

    December 16th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    cannabinoid research, cannabis, daniele piomelli, health, metagenics, nathan rose, nature, nature medicine, neuroscience, professor, science, university of california

    Daniele Piomelli joins us from the University of California, Irvine, where he is the Louise Turner Arnold Chair in Neurosciences and Distinguished Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry. Piomelli is the author of over 400 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Nature, Science, Nature Medicine, PNAS and Nature Neuroscience, three books, and 34 patents. He is also the Director of the Centre for the Study of Cannabis and Editor-in-Chief of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, the first peer-reviewed journal entirely dedicated to the study of cannabis, its derivatives, and their endogenous counterparts in the human body. In this episode, he shares a wealth of information regarding the endocannabinoid system and the acylethanolamides, oleoylethanolamide (OEA) and palmitoylethanolamide (PEA).

  • The Science of Longevity with Dr Tommy Wood

    December 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 30 mins
    age, ageing, dr tommy wood, genetics, health, life span, longevity, macronutrients, metagenics, nathan rose

    Dr Tommy Wood earned his medical degree at the University of Oxford, and subsequently completed PhD in physiology and neuroscience at the University of Oslo. Currently, he holds academic positions at the University of Washington and Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. One of Dr Wood’s research interests is developing easily-accessible methods with which to track human health, performance, and longevity. In this episode, Dr Wood shares a plethora of information regarding the science of longevity, including patterns in ageing, determining biological age, and importantly, whether specific ingredients can increase longevity.

  • Leaky Gut - Concept or Clinical Entity? A Lesson from Dr Eamonn Quigley

    November 3rd, 2020  |  43 mins 16 secs
    digestion., digestive disorders, dr eammon quigley, gastroenterology, gut health, health, leaky gut, microbiome, nathan rose, neurogastroenterology, podcast

    In this episode, Nathan had the honour of discussing intestinal permeability and ‘leaky gut’ with renowned gastroenterologist, Dr Eamonn Quigley. He is internationally known for his research on gastrointestinal motility disorders, neurogastroenterology and the gut microbiome and has published more than 800 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, editorials, book chapters and case reports. Quigley is past president of the American College of Gastroenterology and the World Gastroenterology Organisation. His current responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the David M. Underwood Chair of Medicine in Digestive Disorders, Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Houston Methodist Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at both the Institute of Academic Medicine and Weill Cornwell Medical College.

  • New Insights into the Gut-Brain Axis with Scott Anderson

    October 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    cognitive health, depression, gut health, gut-brain axis, health, mood disorders, science journalist, scott anderson, vagus nerve

    For anyone fascinated by the gut-brain connection, this episode is sure to pique your interest. Scott C Anderson is a scientist, science journalist and co-author of the book, The Psychobiotic Revolution. With great enthusiasm, he brings us up to speed on gut-brain axis centred research – from the relationship between gut health and depression, to the role psychobiotics and diet in the management of mental health conditions.

  • Blood Flow Restriction Training with Dr Brendan Scott

    September 22nd, 2020  |  57 mins 30 secs

    Looking for a novel approach to exercise for chronic disease populations? You’ve come to the right place. Nathan’s guest, Dr Brendan Scott provides a comprehensive review on blood flow restriction (BFR) training, a technique used to enhance muscular strength and hypertrophy through resistance and aerobic exercise. Dr Scott is a Senior lecturer in Strength and Conditioning at Murdoch University and has a keen interest in hypoxic and blood flow restriction training strategies.

  • Retraining the Brain with Ashok Gupta

    August 25th, 2020  |  59 mins 26 secs
    amygdala, ashok gupta, brain, chronic, health, illness, metagenics, nathan rose, neuroplasticity

    Following his ME/CFS diagnosis 20 years ago, Ashok Gupta went on a journey to reclaim his health. His road to recovery emphasised the importance of retraining his brain and he subsequently created a 7-step program to promote neuroplasticity and support healing from chronic illness. In this episode, Gupta explains the basis for his hypothesis and shares an overview of the steps involved in the brain retraining process. A truly fascinating episode, you shan’t be disappointed!