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.


  • The Science of EFT with Dr Peta Stapleton

    June 16th, 2020  |  57 mins 32 secs

    Whether you are new to Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), or are a seasoned ‘tapper’, this podcast episode is guaranteed to keep you engaged. Interviewee, Dr Peta Stapleton, is a clinical and health psychologist as well as associate professor in psychology at Bond University. Peta has led world-first randomised clinical trials investigating Emotional Freedom Techniques, adding a wealth of research to this field.

  • Screening for Circulating Tumour Cells (CTC) with Karin Ried

    June 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins
    cancer, cancer screening, health, immune system, karin ried, prostate cancer, tumor cells

    Back by popular demand! Associate Professor Dr Karin Ried joins Nathan to discuss the National Institute of Integrative Medicine’s ISET®-CTC test. Ried explains how the test detects CTCs, including how it can distinguish between malignant CTCs and benign circulating epithelial cells, as well as nuances around interpretation of results and the value of monitoring CTCs. Enjoy the highly informative conversation with Dr Ried.

  • The Mouth is the Gateway to Health with Dr Burhenne

    May 5th, 2020  |  56 mins 25 secs
    dentist, dr mark burhenne, metagenics, nathan rose, natural health, oral microbiome, sleep

    Dr Mark Burhenne has been practising dentistry for over 30 years and is the author of the #1 best seller, The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox. His passion for oral health and the importance of healthy sleep shines through in this episode, as he offers important insights about the oral microbiome, P gingivalis and sleep apnoea.

  • COVID-19 Update: New Mechanisms and Potential Therapies with Dr Scott Antoine

    April 21st, 2020  |  57 mins 32 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, healthy, infection, mental wellbeing, mindfulness, mindset, natural supplements, psychologist, supplements, viral, virus, vitamin c, vitamin d

    Dr. Scott Antoine’s résumé includes 24 years practicing as an Emergency Medicine Physician and six years practicing Functional Medicine. As you can appreciate, he has a wealth of knowledge and practice under his belt, and is well placed to provide an update on Coronavirus pathophysiology and the role of potential therapies in preventing and managing the condition.

  • Managing the COVID-19 Pandemic – Stress, Sleep and Mindset with Dr Adrian Lopresti

    April 3rd, 2020  |  46 mins 39 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, healthy, infection, mental wellbeing, mindfulness, mindset, natural supplements, psychologist, supplements, viral, virus

    Coronavirus has brought about a great deal of changes and uncertainty in society. Rose sits down with clinical psychologist, Dr Adrian Lopresti, to discuss the mental and social implications of living with this pandemic. They discuss how to maintain a healthy mindset, including what to do and what not to do, as well as adjusting to new routines in lieu of this significant disruption to our lives.

  • COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 with Immunologist Dr Heather Zwickey

    March 21st, 2020  |  40 mins 50 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, disease, heather zwickey, herbs, immune system, immunology, metagenics, nathan rose, natural medicine, pandemic, sars-cov-2, symptoms, virus, vitamins

    This episode provides a synopsis on the Coronavirus with a natural twist. Rose sits down with the perfect guest, Dr Heather Zwickey, who is both knowledgeable and articulate. Dr Zwickey has a PhD in immunology and microbiology, and is currently working as a professor and researcher examining the effects of natural medicines on the immune system.

  • Photobiomodulation with Scott Nelson

    March 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 46 secs
    cancer, cognitive health, healthy living, inflammation, light energy, light therapy, metagenics, nathan rose, natural health, pain, photobiomodulation, scott nelson

    Research examining photobiomodulation, previously known as low level laser (light) therapy, shows promise for a wide range of ailments, from musculoskeletal complaints to degenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders. This episode covers all the basics and more, including a discussion regarding its mechanism of action and existing research as well as practical advice such as how to choose a light therapy device. Settle in as this podcast serves up a perfect introduction to photobiomouldation.

  • 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.