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.


  • A Functional Approach to Gut Health with Dr Datis Kharrazian

    October 19th, 2021  |  57 mins 23 secs
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    In this episode, Dr. Kharrazian shares his clinical wisdom regarding the management of gastrointestinal health. The conversation ranges from the role of traumatic brain injury in digestive disorders to his approach to assessing and treating gut conditions. This makes for highly valuable content for healthcare professionals, especially those practicing functional medicine.

  • Finding the Gold in Iron Studies with Rachel Arthur

    September 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins
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    Celebrating her 100th episode of Update in Under 30 and welcomed back to the Metagenics Institute Podcast by popular demand – it’s quite the month for Rachel Arthur! In this episode, the Naturopath and diagnostics aficionado shares her exceptional understanding of iron studies.

  • Leveraging the gut to treat obesity with Dr Randy Seeley

    September 14th, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins
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    In this episode, Dr. Randy Seeley joins Nathan to discuss the latest scientific research regarding weight management – and it’s absolutely fascinating. While treatment of overweight and obesity has traditionally focused on energy balance and glucose regulation, the future of weight management may actually lie in the gut. Seeley unpacks valuable lessons learned from bariatric surgery, explaining how leveraging the gut may serve as an important therapeutic opportunity.

  • 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!