Nathan is a Naturopath and the Clinical Education Manager at Metagenics, where he plays a central role in the development of seminars and educational programs. He has a passion for following the latest scientific research and synthesising this into clinically meaningful information and tools for Practitioners. Nathan and his team are dedicated to critically evaluating new developments in Functional Medicine as a measure of ensuring that field progresses in a pragmatic direction.
Nathan is also the host of Metagenics Clinical Podcast where he interviews world-leading clinicians and researchers, bring cutting-edge information to Natural Healthcare Practitioners. The podcast allows Nathan to be in touch with advances of key areas of Functional Medicine such as microbiome science, biotoxin illness, nutrigenomics and immunology.
Nathan is a well know speaker on natural medicine, delivering education at major events throughout Australia and New Zealand. The combination of many years of clinical Naturopathic experience and a focus on evidence-based practice makes Nathan’s presentations highly relevant and informative.
July 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 20 mins
frenemies, gut health, gut microbiome, joe alcock
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
caloric restriction, greg potter, time-restricted eating
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.
June 14th, 2022 | 1 hr 33 secs
anaemia, iron, toby richards
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.
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
April 26th, 2022 | 1 hr 12 mins
evolutionary psychology, glenn geher
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.
April 5th, 2022 | 1 hr 6 mins
breathing patterns, functional breathing, nose breathing, patrick mckeown
Patrick McKeown is a world-renowned author and breathing practitioner who is deeply passionate about helping people restore functional breathing patterns.
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.
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.
February 22nd, 2022 | 1 hr 7 mins
dr alexander lehn, fnd, functional neurological disorders, mater hospital, pa hospital
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.
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.
January 11th, 2022 | 55 mins 55 secs
ashok gupta, brain retraining, gupta program, long covid
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.
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.