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.


  • Advanced Pathogen Testing with Dr. Karin Ried

    February 21st, 2020  |  59 mins 17 secs

    To all research enthusiasts - this is a fascinating podcast episode not to be missed! Associate Professor Dr Karin Ried explains NIIM’s Pathogen Blood Test, which involves innovative blood testing using cytology based microscopy, and genetic analysis to isolate and identify pathogens, such as Borrelia bacteria and fungi/mould, in the blood. Prepare to be blown away by the potential of this test!

  • Dr Nathan Byran - The International Leader in Nitric Oxide Biochemistry

    February 10th, 2020  |  47 mins 48 secs
    cardiovascular, health, health supplements, metagenics, microbiome, nitric oxide, nutrients

    Dr Nathan Bryan was the first to describe nitrite and nitrate as indispensable nutrients required for optimal cardiovascular health. Rose asks pertinent questions, and Bryan answers beautifully. Enjoy this highly informative conversation and take away a clear understanding of nitric oxide production and the importance of this molecule for health.

  • Lifting the Veil of ASD with Professor Robert Hendren

    January 15th, 2020  |  50 mins
    asd, doctor, gene expression, health, metagenics, nature health, professor, psychiatry, robert hendren, university of california

    In this episode, Nathan is joined by Dr Robert Hendren, a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Science at the University of California, San Francisco and author of well over 100 scientific papers and five books. From the get-go, it is clear Hendren is deeply committed to his work, and as such, provides valuable insight into the complex pathology that is autism.

  • Critically Evaluating Gene Testing in Personalised Medicine with Tommy Wood

    November 21st, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    functional medicine, gene testing, genes, health, lifestyle, metagenics, nathan rose, natural health, obesity, personalised medicine, phenotypes, snps, tommy wood

    Professor Tommy Wood explains the effects of specific single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) on an individual’s health outcomes. From his analysis of what has been presented in the literature and widely accepted in functional medicine circles, Tommy discusses the relevance of SNP testing and highlights the difference between “relative risk” and “personal risk” whilst expanding on additional factors that should take precedence when treating a patient.

  • Choline: The Underappreciated Essential Nutrient with Chris Masterjohn PhD

    November 12th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Chris Masterjohn, PhD currently spends time on nutrition education, conducting independent research and consulting. He has deep and personal experiences with the power of food, movement, and mindfulness to support health and well-being.

  • The Art of Fighting Fatigue with Ari Whitten

    October 30th, 2019  |  1 hr 16 mins
    ari whitten, circadian rhythm, energy, fatigue, sleep

    In this thought-provoking and highly informative interview, Nathan is joined by Ari Whitten – energy and fatigue specialist, and founder of The Energy Blueprint. Whitten gets real about the factors contributing to fatigue; dispelling common myths and reminding us about the importance of the universal basics to support energy production.

  • Managing Chronic Infection and Mould Illness with Amina Eastham-Hillier

    October 2nd, 2019  |  42 mins 48 secs

    Amina Eastham-Hillier is a Naturopath, Medical Herbalist and Nutritionist who specialises in solving the unique patient puzzles presented with Lyme disease, mould illness, parasites, viruses and other stealth infections. As acclaimed author of Lyme Natural and international presenter and educator to medical practitioners, she combines naturopathy and science to clear a path to healing for even the most complex of cases.

  • A Tour of the Vagal Nerve with Dr Adrian Lopresti

    September 10th, 2019  |  44 mins 27 secs
    curcumin, dr adrian lopresti, health, metagenics, nathan rose, natural alternatives, probiotics, research, science, turmeric

    Take a trip down the vagal nerve with Nathan Rose and his guest Dr. Adrian Lopresti as they wander the landscape of strategies to stimulate this infamous pathway. Dr. Lopresti is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice, and senior researcher at Murdoch University with a host of published articles under his belt.

  • Examining Specialised Pro-Resolving Mediators in Fibromyalgia with Dr Erik Lundquist

    August 21st, 2019  |  49 mins 31 secs
    fibromyalgia, fish oil, functional medicine, inflammation, lifestyle, natural medicine, spms

    In this episode, Dr Erik Lundquist from the Temecula Centre for Integrative Medicine, shares the results and learnings of a recent trial using specialised pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) to address fibromyalgia symptoms. As Lundquist relays the details of the study, he offers a genuine account of his experience, bringing to light the complexities and realities of treating individuals living with fibromyalgia. While SPMs may not be a panacea, in his opinion, they are ‘an exciting new tool that we’re just scratching the surface on.’

  • Resolving Inflammation using SPMs with Prof Charles Serhan

    August 5th, 2019  |  52 mins 8 secs
    alternative medicine, health, healthy living, immune, inflammation, metagenics, nathan rose, natural, professor charles serhan, research, science, spms

    With forty years in lipid research and over 523 peer reviewed publications, Professor Charles Serhan discusses specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) with Nathan Rose.

  • The Omega-3-Index in Health and Disease with Dr Bill Harris

    June 4th, 2019  |  44 mins 13 secs
    acids, clinician, dha, epa, fatty, fish, index, oil, omega-3, omega-6, ranges, tissues

    Dr Bill Harris has nearly four decades of experience as a lipid researcher and joins the podcast to discuss the benefits of the omega-3-index test. Listen to Dr Harris explain how the omega-3 index has demonstrated to be the best measure to date of omega 3 status and how this metric may be a more valuable marker of cardiovascular health than traditional biomarkers. Learn the nuances behind the mixed results of clinical trials of EPA/DHA for cardiovascular health, reinforcing the clinical efficacy of EPA/DHA supplementation. Hear Dr Harris’s surprising research findings on omega 6 status which makes you rethink the stereotype of omega 6 fatty acids.

  • Algorithm to Clarify Thyroid Management with Dr Michael Ruscio

    May 20th, 2019  |  53 mins 21 secs
    algorithm, drug, femitin, gut care, iodine, screening, therapy, thyroid

    Today Dr Ruscio clears a path to understanding the role of thyroid in any patient’s presentation. As usual, his approach is levelled at the most important testing whilst assessing patient’s diet and lifestyle for conservative treatments to save his patients time, money and their health. Challenging both standard and functional medicine approaches, he shares his evidence-based algorithm for thyroid management.