Product Comparison

February 2019
BioPractica, Toxic Gut NZ, SA, WA,VIC,NSW,QLD
Blackmores Professional, Celloids Essential & Advanced Prescribing Workshop, Auck, NZ
Eagle Webinar, Nutritional Psychiatry in Practice 
Metagenics, Maladies of Modernity QLD,NSW

Metagenics, Maladies of Modernity ACT,NSW,QLD,SA,VIC,WA,NZ (Nth & Sth)
MediHerb, Metabolic Dys-Function QLD,TAS,VIC,ACT,NSW,WA,SA,NT
BioMedica, Non Alcoholic Fatty LIver d. NSW,QLD,WA,SA,VIC
BioCeuticals, Pyrroles, Histamine and Methylation, SA,WA,QLD,NSW,VIC
ATMS, Wellness, Weight loss and Women, VIC,SA,QLD,NSW,WA
Nutrisearch Clinical MasterClass with Dr. Daniel Kalish Auck, NZ

FxMed, Mastering Advanced B Vitamin Prescriptions in Practice Auck, NZ

Biopractica Toxic Gut

Understand the relationship between toxin load, allergies, food sensitivities and gastrointestinal function at the upcoming seminar;  Gain better clinical outcomes from your gut repair protocols, while addressing underlying and often hidden toxic issues to get the best results out of your most sensitive patients.

Do any of your patients suffer from:

  • Long term or persistent digestive disorders I Helicobacter pylori
  • Bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) I Liver distress I Bowel sensitivity I Food intolerance
  • Histamine intolerance I Ammonium toxicity I Heavy metal toxicity

This seminar will address:

  • The vast array of toxins, endogenous and environmental, impacting everyone’s lives
  • How these toxins affect GIT functions, including microbiome health, mucosal integrity and motility issues
  • Core fundamental treatments to reduce the daily toxic burden and enhance all GIT repair therapies

Presented by Paul Kern
Cost:  Early Bird: $70.  (Valid until Wednesday 05/12/18)
Dates: 16th February - 27th February.
Click here for venues and to register

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Clinical success using Celloids ® mineral therapy
This two-day event is an excellent opportunity for students and experienced practitioners to attend a highly informative workshop on essential and advanced prescribing presented by Dan Jones, who has over 27 years of clinical experience.

The workshop will include treatment strategies, clinical pearls’ and encourage case study discussion. This workshop will also enable you to confidently prescribe mineral therapy as a standalone therapy and learn how these can be used adjunctively with herbs to support a range of conditions.  Dan will share many great anecdotes and case studies to support your confidence in mineral therapy, and will provide you with valuable tips and prescribing techniques. 

Learning objectives

  • Gain confidence in dispensing a range of modalities that complement each other and how these can be used to develop a personalised prescribing style for better clinical outcomes
  • Acquire the ability to manage challenging conditions
  • Discover the role of mineral therapy when used as an adjunct to herbs to improve patient outcomes and as a standalone modality
  • Identify the key characteristics of personalised prescribing
  • Gain confidence in interpreting presenting body signs and symptoms
  • Learn about the different dosing strategies for patients with acute and chronic conditions.

Daniel Jones, AvdDipNat DipBotMed a dynamic and entertaining presenter with over 27 years naturopathic experience and has lectured and supervised clinic hours at a leading naturopathic college. Jones co-authored the respected textbook, Alfred Jacka’s Prescribing Strategies and presented on the Celloids ® In Practice DVD Vol. 1 and developed the popular Celloids ® Mineral Therapy Body Signs Chart.  Daniel is a strong advocate of using mineral therapy as a result of tremendous clinical success and shares many great anecdotes and case studies to support your confidence in mineral therapy.

Blackmores Professional is seeking  CPE & CPD accreditation for this event. More information on the qualifying associations and points breakdown will be provided soon. 80% attendance is required.

Dates, Venue and Cost:
Saturday 23 February and Sunday 24 February at Fickling Convention Centre, Senior Citizens Room, 546 Mt Albert Road, Three Kings Auckland 1042.  Cost: $49 Practitioner  $39 Student.

RSVP  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Phone: 0800 77 11 88

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Nutritional Psychiatry in Practice is about focusing on the use of foods and nutraceuticals as part of an integrated treatment for mental health disorders.

In this webinar, we will:

  • Review the link between nutritional deficiencies and mental health in respect of certain diets and nutrients.
  • Summarize the clinical evidence, to date, for diet and nutraceutical supplementations as key adjunct strategies in the treatment of mental health disorders.
  • Explore the importance of the biological pathways of inflammation and the immune system in mediating the influence of nutrition on mental health.
  • Introduce a new dietary assessment tool called the inflammation Index Score and a pathology test that can be used as a marker for monitoring the effectiveness of diet and nutraceuticals in rebalancing inflammation pathways to support mental health.

This is a 'Practitioner Only' event is recognised for 1.25 contact learning hours. Please contact your individual association to apply for CPE points.

Date: Wednesday 9.30am 20th February 2019 to Wednesday 5.30pm 6th March 2019
Duration 75 minutes.  
Cost (incl GST) Practitioners A$30, Students A$24

Click here to register online or T. 1300 654 336 (option 3) E. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Metagenics Maladies of Modernity

Protecting Our Ancient Genome in Modern Times
Do your new patients appear more stressed and tired than ever?
Are you concerned about how equipped we are to counter the effects of the modern environment on your patients’ health?
Do you have difficulties determining what is behind your patient’s fatigue?

This seminar will identify the current key biological stressors on health and how Practitioners can successfully help patients thrive in a modern world.

Our genome has evolved over millennia ensuring ideal health in its environment. However, the past century has brought about unprecedented changes in diet, microbial biodiversity, activity, circadian rhythms, psychological stress, and exposure to electromagnetic fields and synthetic chemicals. These changes speak to our genes, and there are some that would argue that the exponential increase in persistent fatigue and chronic disease, such as thyroid dysfunction and mood disorders, is evidence that our genome has not yet adapted to this rapid shift in our ‘exposome’. Leave this seminar with a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology of this evolutionary discordance, and be armed with powerful therapeutic strategies to transform tired and stressed patients into happy and healthy individuals.

Apply Cutting-Edge Science to Clinic Room Success:

  • Learn the model of allostatic load, and how modern biological stressors can impact mitochondria, thyroid and brain function.
  • Understand how new-age biological stressors are threatening your patients’ energy and mental health.
  • Find out about the fascinating new science on circadian rhythm and how body clocks powerfully affect health.
  • Learn the insidious role that electromagnetic fields (EMFs) have on human health and how we can combat them.
  • Learn from the past, observe the present and look to the future to address the health of the human microbiome and the evolution of probiotic research.

Seminar Highlights:
Hear from independent practicing Clinicians on resolving challenging modern-day cases (at certain venues highlighted on the locations page).
Learn about effective treatment strategies to provide foundational energy support and offset biological stressors.

20th February to 31st March.  There's a Seminar Venue Near You – Register Today!  Metagenics is committed to providing the best education to all Practitioners no matter where they are. That’s why Metagenics seminars are presented at 43 venues throughout Australia and New Zealand. email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. T. 1800777648

Cost Incl GST:
Account holders: $55.00, Students: $35.00, Non-account holders: $110.00.

MediHerb Metabolic 

Our modern lifestyle of poor nutrition and sedentary behaviour, combined with exposure to stress, immune challenges and environmental toxins, has created a perfect storm for the epidemic of metabolic health challenges we now face. These metabolic disturbances severely compromise health in a range of body systems, including cardiovascular, liver, musculoskeletal, blood sugar regulation, endocrine, mood and cognition.

The biomedical research in this area is vast and continually expanding. This new information gives the natural clinician a unique advantage in solving this complex health puzzle, through our capacity to instantly translate state of the art research findings into today’s clinical practice.

Keeping up to date with the latest research in this field is critical for the best care of your patients, but it can be confusing and daunting. In this seminar Kerry and Beth have done the hard work for you. They will provide comprehensive cutting-edge information, distilled from their extensive clinical experience and reading many hundreds of recent scientific studies.

By the end of the seminar, you will have the confidence to immediately start using this new information with your patients. Cardiometabolic health is one of the fastest growing areas of clinical practice, so this seminar is a must for all clinicians wanting to provide the best care for their patients.

This educational event is recognised for 5 contact learning hours. Please contact your individual association to apply for CPE points

3rd March to 6th April.  Click here for Venues and times  Click here to register

Non Alcoholic fatty

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a clinical condition characterised by lipid infiltration of the liver. It is highly prevalent in the general population, affecting 25% to 30% of adults and 15% children with an increasing incidence. Approximately 50% of overweight and obese individuals or those with type 2 diabetes are considered to have the condition. Untreated, the risk of cardiovascular disease, fibrosis, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are increased.
NAFLD has a strong association with dietary and lifestyle factors. Whilst medicine has little to offer patients (there are no specific drugs approved on the market); there is evidence to support the therapeutic application of nutrients, herbal medicines and probiotics in treatment.

This seminar will focus on the current research including recent evidence of glandular involvement and the relevant holistic clinical approaches.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  • The prevalence of NAFLD and the lack of conventional medical treatment
  • Why is NAFLD on the rise?
  • What are the clinical presentations?
  • Choosing the right test to support your diagnosis
  • The relationship between immune functioning/ inflammation and liver functioning
  • What is the prognosis?
  • Review of treatment strategies incorporating dietary and lifestyle advice
  • Clinical prescribing approaches with natural medicines
  • Effective immunomodulators and benefit for persons with NAFLD

Dates, Venues and Cost
Sydney – Amora Hotel Jamison, Saturday 9th of March, Brisbane – Hotel Grand Chancellor, Sunday 10th of March, Perth – Pagoda Resort & Spa, Tuesday 12th of March, Adelaide – Pullman Adelaide Hotel, Thursday 14th March
Melbourne – Amora Hotel Riverwalk, Saturday 16th March
Cost incl GST: Standard Ticket Price: $65,  Student Ticket Price: $50
Download the seminar flyer here.  To register E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or T1300884702

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Pyrroles, Histamine and Methylation - National Seminar
Changes in brain biochemistry contribute to depression, anxiety, behavioural disorders and spectrums of autism. These are impacted by numerous factors, including pyrrole disorder, histamine imbalance and altered methylation. This seminar offers practical application and case studies looking at the compounding effect this triad has on mental wellbeing and disease risk, clinical investigations and treatment strategies.

Adelaide 5th March: Amy Skilton
Perth 7th March: Amy Skilton
Brisbane 1 th March: Isabelle Baissac
Sydney 13th March: Isabelle Baissac, Amie Skilton, Trudy Scott
Melbourne 19th March: Isabelle Baissac

Changes in brain biochemistry contribute to depression, anxiety, behavioural disorders and spectrums of autism. These are impacted by numerous factors, including pyrrole disorder, histamine imbalance and altered methylation. This seminar offers practical application and case studies looking at the compounding effect this triad has on mental wellbeing and disease risk, clinical investigations and treatment strategies, including:

  • Review histamine rich foods, foods that encourage a histamine spike and the impact on mental health
  • Understand the implication of zinc and B6 depletion, the impact of elevated hydroxyhemopyrrolin-2-one (HPL) on antioxidants, vitamin and mineral requirements, SAMe and essential fatty acids, and the role they play in methylation and neurotransmitter production
  • Investigate the powerful use of targeted compounds for the immediate relief of anxiety symptoms
  • Demonstrate precise strategies for the low-serotonin type of anxiety, and GABA for the more physical type of anxiety
  • Explore how to identify and address other neurotransmitter imbalances, together with genetic polymorphisms

To find out more about the event, and to register for the location near you, visit:
Adelaide 5th March 2019
Perth 7th March 2019
Brisbane 11th March 2019
Sydney 13th March 2019
Melbourne 19th March 2019

ATMS Wellness weight sem

The Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS) is bringing the National Seminar Series - Wellness, Weight loss and Women, to a city near you! Touring Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth from March until June 2019, the one-day seminar is led by two expert practitioners, Kira Sutherland and Lara Briden.

Learning Outcomes:  Female hormones affect every aspect of health including insulin, muscles, and metabolism. In this one-day seminar, presenters Kira and Lara will share their expertise on female reproductive hormones’ influence on nutrition, metabolism and general health, including sports nutrition and metabolic challenges such as PCOS, menopause and diets such as fasting, veganism, and keto.  Participants will be presented with new research and clinical pearls from Kira and Lara’s more than 40 years of combined experience and come away with new ways to assess and help women of all ages with their health and weight loss goals.

Lara Briden:
  As a Naturopath with 20 years of clinical experience and a passionate communicator about women’s health, Lara’s focus includes polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), Hashimoto’s thyroid disease, perimenopause, endometriosis and coming off hormonal birth control. She is the author of the popular book ‘Period Repair Manual’, now in its second edition.

Kira Sutherland:  Kira is an experienced Nutritionist and Naturopath with over 20 years of clinical practice. She is the previous Department Head of Nutritional Medicine at one of Australia’s leading Naturopathic Colleges and has lectured in Natural Medicine for over 15 years within Australia, Europe and North America.

Cost:  ATMS Prac.: $245.  Non-ATMS Prac.: $295.  ATMS Student: $190.  Non-ATMS Student: $210
Dates and locations:  Melbourne: Saturday 23 March, Adelaide: Sunday 24 March, Brisbane: Sunday 26 May, Sydney: Sunday 2 June, Perth: Sunday 9 June.

For more information and to book, click here.

 Nutrisearch annual conference

Subjects will include:

  • Understanding Amino Acids
  • Understanding Fatty Acids Testing
  • Female hormones
  • Perimenopause
  • Infertility
  • PMS
  • Genova ION Test - interpretation, prescribing, clinical  applications (when to use with difficult patients)
  • Month long female hormone panels, how to interpret Adrenals
  • Interpreting salivary adrenal labs OR interpreting the  DUTCH test for adrenals
  • Stool testing
  • Parasites, yeast and dysbiotic bacteria lab analysis and treatments
  • h. pylori and stress, how to correct upper GI issues

Dr. Daniel Kalish is founder of the Kalish Institute, an online training program dedicated to building Functional Medicine practices. Since 2006, the Kalish Institute has helped develop practice models for over 1,000 practitioners world-wide.In 2017, Dr. Kalish joined the Practice Implementation faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine and began a strategic partnership around My Practice Plan, an online training program. The course curriculum focuses on the development of business skills to assist doctors with practice implementation. This collaborative project between the Kalish Institute and the Institute for Functional Medicine focuses on a heart centered, hands on approach to designing an ideal practice plan and is intended to address the lack of practice management instruction available in the Functional Medicine arena.Dr. Kalish also leads an online mentorship program in Functional Medicine that emphasizes clinical application and program design skills. Graduates of The Kalish Institute include practitioners ranging from Dr. Mercola’s medical staff to Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic physicians. Dr. Kalish works closely on curriculum development with Richard S. Lord, PhD, the scientist that developed much of the lab testing in use today including the GI Effects and Organic Acids.

In 2016, Kalish published a research study on the Kalish Method with Larry Bergstrom, Founder and Director of the Integrative Medicine Department, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale and Sue Cutshall, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester. The study, titled “Evaluation of a Functional Medicine Approach to Treating Fatigue, Stress and Digestive Issues in Women” analyzed the impact of treatments and protocols conducted by Dr. Kalish. He is the author of three books, “The Five Pillars to Building a Successful Practice,” “The Kalish Method: Healing the Body Mapping the Mind” and “Your Guide to Healthy Hormones” and is a frequently requested speaker for integrative medicine conferences across the United States.Dr. Kalish received his B.A. in physiology and psychology from Antioch College and completed his chiropractic degree at Life West. He studied at the University of London and conducted research with biochemist Dr. Robin Monroe at Cambridge University. His educational pursuits led him to mentoring with renowned psychiatrist R.D. Lang, as well as John R. Lee, M.D. a pioneer in the use of progesterone. More recently Dr. Kalish proudly served as an advisor to the Honorable Patrick Kennedy and participated in the first One Mind For Research Conference w here 200 of the nation’s top neuroscientists gathered to promote research on brain disorders.Dr. Kalish spent two years in formal monastic training in Asia. He studied at a Zen monastery in Japan under Zen Master Harada Roshi and also lived in a forest monastery in Thailand practising mindfulness meditation techniques and transcribing Buddhist texts for Vipassana Master Achan Buddhadasa.

It is rare to have such a high calibre researcher, clinician and educator in New Zealand to empower New Zealand. Practitioners. Please book early with our friendly team to ensure you will benefit from this exceptional educational event at Crown Plaza Auckland.

Click here for more information and to register or contact Nutrisearch NZ 0800884433 Aust. 1800177959 or E This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


FxMed Mastering advanced B

Presenter:  Warren Maginn, BHSc (Nutr.Med), Grad Cert (Hum Nutr). Warren is a Clinical Nutritionist and College Lecturer, specialising in the individualised management of chronic health conditions, as well as the maximisation of health and wellbeing, through the principles of Functional Medicine and integrative laboratory testing. Warren holds a bachelor degree in Clinical Nutrition as well as postgraduate qualifications in Human Nutrition, and teaches bachelor students of Nutritional Medicine in Brisbane, whilst supporting and mentoring naturopathic and medical practitioners around Australia and New Zealand in their use of functional pathology testing and clinical nutraceuticals, as a basis to integrative health management.

What will be covered:
The significance of methylation to human health has become increasingly acknowledged within healthcare practice in recent years. As a result, many practitioners have jumped at the chance to use more biochemically active and methylated forms of supplemental B vitamins within their clinical prescriptions, in an attempt to better address these newly appreciated issues. However this has often resulted in highly variable, and sometimes contradictory, outcomes in certain instances. In this time, the growing importance that Practitioners have placed in this area, has also seen an increase in the use of specialised clinical testing options in order to determine current metabolic
activity (and therefore make more sound clinical assessments about ongoing patient care). The results of this exploration has subsequently lead to an increasing sophistication and nuance regarding precisely which B vitamin forms  to use when writing prescriptions and support protocols, in order to properly serve the needs of certain individual clients, for better long term clinical outcomes. A discussion of these options surrounding clinical B vitamin investigations and supplemental forms will be provided, and may benefit practitioners to deepen their understanding, and maximise their results as part of a more balanced and personalised approach to this importance aspect of modern healthcare and practice.

Registrations close 29th March
Contact us to register: Functional & Integrative Medicine Ltd, 77 Austin Street, Onekawa, Napier 4110. T.0800 439 633. F.0800 439 630, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,


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