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 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.

  • Methylation and Epigenetics: Looking Beyond Methyl Nutrients with Dr Kara Fitzgerald

    May 3rd, 2019  |  50 mins 17 secs
    biochemical, cancer tumours, dietary, dna, epigenome, gene, hypo-menthylation, journey, methylation, nucleotide, polymorphisms

    Dr Kara Fitzgerald joins Nathan Rose to discuss the epigenome, the effect of methylation on gene expression and looking at interventions outside the use of supplemental methyl donors to modify our epigenome for a healthy life.

  • Environmental Intolerance with Professor David. O. Carpenter

    April 10th, 2019  |  54 mins 11 secs

    Prof. David. O. Carpenter, MD, PhD (USA), Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment, is an internationally renowned expert in the human health effects of environmental contaminants, including non-ionizing radiation. He talks to Nathan Rose about his research and experience in dealing with sufferers of electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS) and other environmental intolerances.

  • Shedding Light on our Circadian Biology With Greg Potter

    March 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 8 mins
    adiposity, biology, chronotypes, cycle, health, impact, melatonin, sleep, support, weight management

    Greg Potter PhD is a researcher and content director at, an online platform helping people lead healthier lives. Greg’s thought-provoking research explores the associations between sleep duration, diet, physical activity and metabolic health. This podcast highlights the vital role sleep plays in health and the social influences that impact our sleep-wake cycle.

  • The Cell Danger Response: Rethinking the Cause of Chronic Illnesses with Dr. Neil Nathan

    February 1st, 2019  |  40 mins 49 secs
    autism, autistic, biochemical, cell danger, chronic fatigue, chronic illness, fibromyalgia, healing, neuodegenerative illness

    Northern Californian Doctor, author and medical consultant, Dr. Neil Nathan specialises in patients with serious, resistant chronic illness. In this podcast he discusses the clinical implications emerging from the Cell Danger Response, a revolutionary model developed by Dr. Robert Naviaux that explains how the body essentially gets “stuck” fighting a threat even after the danger has passed.

  • From Science to Clinic: How to Combat Obesity and Weight Stigma with Dr Scott Kahan

    January 11th, 2019  |  53 mins 32 secs
    carbohydrate insulin, diet, healthcare, hypotheses, low carb, low fat, metabolic, microbiome, obesity, patient, science, stigma, treatment, weight, weight loss

    Dr Scott Kahan is the Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness. A researcher, author, lecturer and experienced physician, he specialises in treating obesity. Dr Kahan balances the latest scientific approaches to treating obesity, with his passion for implementing behavioural changes.

  • The Role of Mast Cells in Female Hormonal Disorders with Dr Tania Dempsey

    November 15th, 2018  |  52 mins 53 secs
    clinical, endometriosis, immune, mast cells, mcas, medicine, metagenics, nervous system, neurological conditions, pathophysiology, tick-borne illnesses

    Dr Tania Dempsey is an expert in chronic disease, autoimmune disorders, mast cell activation syndrome (MCAS), and the role these conditions play in hormonal disorders. Dr Dempsey is sought after internationally for her knowledge of chronic immune dysregulation, and uses Integrative Medicine to get to the root cause of disease.

  • Breaking The Barriers to Lasting Weight Loss with Prof Amanda Salis

    October 9th, 2018  |  50 mins 26 secs

    Australian medical researcher, educator and autho…