Metagenics Institute Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

96 episodes of Metagenics Institute Podcast since the first episode, which aired on November 18th, 2016.

  • COVID-19 Related Health Behaviours – How Evolution and Culture Influence Our Choices with Professor Ron Fischer

    August 31st, 2021  |  1 hr 18 mins
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    In this episode Nathan dips his toes into the field of psychology, speaking with Professor Ron Fischer about evolutionary psychology, parasite stress theory, and how cultural norms and attitudes influence health behaviours, specifically with regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Research Update: PCOS with Professor Elisabet Stener-Victorin

    August 10th, 2021  |  56 mins 32 secs
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    In this episode, Professor Elisabet Stener-Victorin from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, shares understandings regarding the aetiology of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) according to the latest research. As a researcher, Elisabet and her team hope to uncover underlying causes of the disease, with the aim of finding better treatments in future. Interestingly, 20 genetic variations have been identified as well as links between androgen exposure in foetal life and epigenetic changes. Tune in to hear more from Professor Stener-Victorin.

  • Reversing Diabetes with Prof Roy Taylor

    July 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 3 mins
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    Professor Roy Taylor is the Director of Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre and an honorary consultant Physician. He specialises in the application of magnetic resonance spectroscopy to clinical medicine, metabolic research in diabetes, as well as teaching in diabetes and obstetric medicine and much more. Professor Taylor is also the author of books Life Without Diabetes and Your Simple Guide to Reversing Type 2 Diabetes. In this episode, Nathan talks to Roy about the significance of muscle insulin sensitivity, your personal fat threshold, GLP-agonists and most importantly, how caloric restriction can reverse diabetes. Professor Taylor’s passion for the topic is palpable and makes for a great podcast!

  • Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation with Dr Taylor Krick

    June 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    Dr Taylor Krick is a Chiropractor and Functional Medicine Practitioner practicing from the Washington Wellness Centre in Washington, Illinois. He has a special interest in educating people to help take control of their health, and in this episode, he and Nathan discuss the use of transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation (tVNS) to aid healing. Dr Krick provides a lesson on the vagal nerve as well as the use of tVNS in practice, including who may be suited to this method of therapy and specific information regarding the use of devices. Tune in to learn how to improve your or your patients’ vagal tone for optimal health and wellbeing.

  • Lessons in Interpreting Pathology with Rachel Arthur

    June 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    With over 20 years of experience in the clinic and the ‘classroom’ as one of the top practitioners and educators in integrative nutrition and health, Rachel Arthur has attracted a large following of clinicians who value her outstanding independent, unbiased education and leadership. With a particular interest and highly developed skill-set in diagnostics, Rachel helps Practitioners derive important information from mainstream pathology results.

    In this episode, Rachel shares insights into common pathology markers, including GGT, ALT and ALP as well as CRP, uric acid and the albumin / globulin ratio. She highlights the importance of monitoring intraindividual shifts and imparts valuable considerations for interpretation. This is a must-listen for health professionals!

  • The Misunderstood Science of Metabolism with Herman Pontzer

    May 18th, 2021  |  1 hr 51 secs
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    Dr Herman Pontzer is an internationally recognised researcher in human energetics and evolution.

  • Psychedelics for Mental Health

    April 27th, 2021  |  39 mins 46 secs
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.