Metagenics, Mastering the Microbiome, QLD,NSW,ACT,VIC,TAS,SA,WA,NT NZ
BioMedica, Protecting Fertility Across the Lifecycle, VIC,WA,NSW,SA

Metagenics, Mastering the Microbiome, NZ
BioResearch FREE Webinar, Quit Smoking with Glen Gillard
BioCeuticals, SIBO and Gastrointestinal Parasites, ACT,NSW,QLD,VIC,TAS,SA,WA
Eagle, The Many Facets of Cardiovascular disease, NSW,QLD,VIC,SA,WA
Research Nutrition, Methylation Summit Pre-Event Organic Acid Testing Workshop, VIC
Sun Herbal The Treatment of Thyroid Disease & Other Autoimmune Disorders, WA
Nutrisearch, Adjuvant Treatments for Enhanced Management of Chronic d. WGTN, AUCK
MediHerb, Women's Health and Hormones, QLD,NSW,ACT,SA,WA,VIC,TAS,
Sun Herbal Emotional Imbalance with Tony Reid, NSW
BioMedica, Protecting Fertility Across the Lifecycle, QLD

Sun Herbal TCM Support for Age-related and Lifestyle disease, QLD
MediHerb Webinar, Adaptogenic and Tonic Herbs

Sun Herbal  TCM Support for Age-related and Lifestyle disease, VIC
Bio-Practica, Decoding Complicated Cases, NSW,QLD,VIC,TAS & ACT
BioConcepts Webinar, Reframing the Mitochondria in Functional Medicine
BioMedica, Protecting Fertility Across the Lifecycle, NZ
Sun Herbal  The Treatment of Thyroid Disease & Other Autoimmune Disorders, SA

Bio-Practica, Well Woman Symposium, WA,VIC,QLD,NZ,SA,NSW
Integria Health Care Symposium 2017, NSW
Sun Herbal Better IVF Outcomes with Chinese Medicine NSW
BioConcepts, Resetting the Addicted Brain QLD,SA,WA,ACT,VIC,TAS,NSW,NT

Sun Herbal Supporting Men's health and Improving Male Fertility with TCM VIC
BioCeuticals, Managing the Drivers of Cancer, NSW,VIC,TAS,SA,WA,QLD

Metagenics mastering the microbiome

Scientific interest and research in the microbiome is one of the most rapidly growing areas of health science today, highlighting the necessity for Practitioners to be able to incorporate the latest science into clinical practice. This seminar will synthesise this ever growing research into clinical relevance and deliver the most effective strategies for the restoration and maintenance of a healthy microbiome.

Accumulating evidence demonstrates that a disturbed microbiome is linked to not only gut disorders but also systemic and distal disease, highlighting that gut microbiome interacts with metabolism, immunity and neural function. This seminar will unravel the complexities of the microbe human relationship, focussing on both the causes and consequences of a disturbed gut microbiome. These new insights help form clear guidelines for the management of common yet frustrating complaints such as bloating and constipation, SIBO, IBS and IBD, as well as pathophysiology existing outside of the gut. This seminar aims to provide the confidence and tools to achieve and maintain a harmonious and symbiotic human-microbe relationship with targeted integrative natural therapies.

Why you should attend:
Incorporate the Latest Science into Your Clinical Practice:
• Review the complexity of digestive function through the lens of the human microbiome relationship and help resolve common gut complaints.
• Understand the impact of the gut microbiome on systems such as the skin, urogenital tract, brain and cardiovascular system.
• Discover microbial management strategies for conditions beyond the gut, including CVD, diabetes and autoimmune disease.
• Learn the facts about the mechanisms of action of probiotics and the surprising ways they cultivate and promote restoration of a healthy microbiome.
• Put science into practice by recognising the impact of diet, lifestyle, medications, stress and poor digestive function on microbiome composition and function, and establish a practical approach to managing the microbial environment.

Seminar Highlights:
• New scientifically researched probiotic product.
• Learn about the latest science on how probiotic supplements affect our microbiome and how the microbiome interacts with us (its host).
• Learn how to use Metagenics’ comprehensive range of probiotic supplements for best patient outcomes.

Your Seminar Attendance Includes:
• A certificate of attendance and a fully referenced, comprehensive seminar manual.
• Detailed treatment protocols.
• Technical product information.
• New Metagenics clinic support tools to assist in providing the best natural healthcare for your patients.
• A healthy and delicious meal* – a great opportunity to chat with the presenter and network with other Practitioners.
*Meal available for seminar attendees only

LAURENCE KATSARAS BHSc(Nat). Laurence is the Technical Support Manager at Metagenics. He is a Naturopath and has a special interest in herbal medicines and the use of scientific research to validate traditional herbal remedies. With many years of clinical experience in Australia and overseas, Laurence’s presentations are an ideal blend of technical and practical knowledge

ANGELA CARROLL AdvDipHSc(Nat), AdvDipHSc(Acu), NFMC, AdvDipBus Angela is the Metagenics Programs Manager and has worked in the Natural Health industry for over 22 years. As a qualified Naturopath, Acupuncturist and Natural Fertility Management Counsellor, she
has a passion for preventative lifestyle medicine and success-focussed practice systems which has seen her run a successful practice in Brisbane. Angela has been presenting seminars on evidence based Natural Medicine to Practitioners throughout Australia and New Zealand for many years and has a good understanding of the needs and concerns of clinical practice.

NICOLA REID MPH, BAComm, DipNat, DipHom. Nicola Reid has been a Naturopathic Practitioner, seminar presenter, lecturer and clinical supervisor in the Natural Medicine industry for the past 20 years. She completed a Master of Public Health in 2005 and is dedicated to a high standard of research and education for healthcare Practitioners. Nicola works in the Metagenics Technical Education team conducting extensive reviews of the scientific literature to create clinically relevant educational materials for Practitioners.

NATHAN ROSE BHSc(Nat). Nathan is the Technical Education Manager at Metagenics and plays a central role in the development of seminars, technical data and educational programs. Nathan has a passion for following the latest scientific research and synthesising this into clinically meaningful information and tools for Practitioners. The combination of many years of clinical Naturopathic experience and a focus on evidence-based practice makes Nathan’s presentations highly relevant and informative.

ERICA SMITH BHSc(Comp Med). Erica works in the Technical Education Team, where she brings over 13 years of experience from Practitioner technical support, research clinic and teaching to her role in seminar development. She is excited by the challenge of translating scientific research into effective clinical strategies. She is also interested by the creative aspects of business development, especially systems for personalised patient-centred care. Erica’s down-to-earth and motivational presentation style makes her an engaging presenter for Metagenics’ seminars.

ANDREW THURGOOD BHSc(Nat), BA(Hons), DipHerbMed, DipIrid, DipMass. Andrew is a Technical Support Officer with Metagenics. He is a Naturopath with many years of clinical, educational and research experience in the Natural Medicines industry, which he brings to bear on assisting clients with their technical enquiries. He is also a popular presenter of Metagenics’ seminars.

Cost (incl GST): $55 for Account Holders and Students.  $110 for Non-account holders

Click here for dates (June to August) and Venues   Telephone bookings: 1800 777 648  Fax: (07) 3117 339


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Join Glen for a FREE evening webinar on how to help your patients quit smoking using the BioResearch Homoeopathic Complexes. Since the release of Formula SMK, practitioners all over Australia have been experiencing great success with helping patients to quit smoking. This unique range of homoeopathic complexes offers a holistic approach to the withdrawal process from addictive substances, that not only help to deal with the changes in neurochemistry, but also the mental, emotional & physical symptoms too.

During this webinar, Glen will discuss:

  • The problems associated with quitting smoking – mental, emotional and physical.
  • How to stop the cravings and help the biochemistry to recover quickly.
  • How to help clients with the mental and emotional demands of life that may hinder their success.
  • How to use BioResearch to achieve deep restful sleep, that will increase your client’s chance of success.
  • What to do if more support is needed.
  • What to expect with withdrawals, time frames for changes in the body.
  • Increasing and handling detoxification, how to rid the body of heavy metals and toxins
  • How to reset the system, increase oxygenation and increase energy levels.
  • Activities to keep your clients’ hands and minds busy to when cravings strike.

Bookings: Email or call Sandy E.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   T. 1800 777 575

Please note there will be a recording available after the event, for those who cannot attend on the night. CPE certificates will be issued to those who attend.



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In this clinically focused workshop, gastrointestinal expert Alessandra Edwards will share with you the latest research and therapeutic approach to diagnose and treat small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and parasites such as Blastocystis hominis and Dientamoeba fragilis.
Alessandra will share a new perspective on the treatment of gastrointestinal infections that will focus on the restoration of the biomechanics involved in healthy digestion, rehabilitation of the gut microbiome and ecosystem, as well as addressing a malfunctioning gut/brain axis. This seminar will challenge the traditional therapeutic approach of weed, seed, feed for gastrointestinal infections in line with novel research into the microbiome and its functions. You will learn how toxic microbial metabolites are affecting your treatment outcomes, why carbohydrate restrictive diets are detrimental in the long term and why antibiotic and antimicrobial therapies have a high failure rate for both SIBO and gastrointestinal infections. Alessandra will also share her therapeutic approach for complex, highly sensitive patients who present with multiple
intolerances including salicylate, amine and histamine and who usually cannot tolerate nutritional interventions.

Learning objectives:
• Explore screening, testing and diagnosis: how to correctly identify patients at risk for SIBO and gastrointestinal parasites
• Discover the relationship between SIBO and common chronic disease states
• Evaluate gut brain axis imbalances and considerations for SIBO
• Understand biomechanics: the role of adhesions, motility and gastrointestinal valves dysfunction in SIBO
• Analyse the role of biofilm and SIBO
• Review the current literature and therapeutic considerations in regards to the presence of parasites
• Learn how to treat super-sensitive patients and those with complex intolerances
• Discover treatment strategies including dietary, herbal antimicrobials, prebiotics, probiotics and ancillary therapeutics for correction and prevention of SIBO and parasites

About Alessandra EdwardsBHSc Herb Med Adv Dip Nat. Alessandra is a clinical naturopath, western herbalist, yoga teacher and nutrigenomic specialist with a specific interest in digestive health, mental health and their interaction with the microbiome. She has worked
in the natural health industry for over 10 years both in the UK and Australia, where she runs Reclaim Your Health, a nutritional and nutrigenomic clinic in Melbourne Bayside. Alessandra utilises an integrative approach to practice, combining specialised blood testing, genetic profiling and gut microbiome sequencing to formulate personalised health plans. She works with a number of highly regarded integrative medical doctors and speaks regularly on nutrigenomics, gastrointestinal and mental health.

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Seminar presented by Tabitha McIntosh, Naturopath and Clinical Nutritionist
The increasing incidence of reproductive disorders in both genders, and the downwards trend in fertility rates in Australia and around the world are alarming, and beg the question – where are we going wrong?

As clinicians we can no longer ignore the effect of the environment and our inevitable chemical burden on human development, health and reproduction. Join Tabitha for this seminar to understand at what stages of development for both genders, we can have the most significant impact on maximising healthy hormones and outcomes. We as clinicians have much potential to bridge the void in public awareness about chemicals, and an arsenal of powerful tools and strategies to maximise resilience against environmental onslaught, and in doing so, play a vital role in protecting our most precious resource – our next generation.

  • Topics covered and key learning outcomes:
  • Evidence of harm: a brief review of the latest environmental research and the current state of affairs
  • How strong is the connection between chemical exposures and human reproduction & development?
  • Review of reproductive development over the lifecycle: male and female sexual development, puberty, menarche, fertility potential, and beyond – and the impact of environmental exposures
  • Understand the specific toxins that threaten reproduction, neuro-development, and the next generation
  • Interplay between our genes, nutrition and industrial pollutants, and critical windows of vulnerability
  • The challenges and opportunities in private clinical practice with managing this
  • Review strategies to reduce toxicity-transfer
  • Build strong foundations – preconception, pregnancy, and beyond
  • Powerful strategies for becoming a part of the solution
  • Maximising resilience throughout the lifecycle for better outcomes
  • Clinical prescribing approaches for each stage of the lifecycle with respect to fertility and environmental impacts, including relevant case study insights

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Dates and Cost (incl GST):
Melbourne, 22nd July, Perth 23rd July, Sydney 29th July, 
Adelaide 30th July, Brisbane 26th August, Auckland 9th September.

$65 Standard, $50 Early Bird, $50 Student

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Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is projected to remain the single leading cause of death in our country. Why? What can we do about it?

This seminar will provide a unique holistic overview of the various factors that initiate, promote, and drive cardiovascular disease development and condition severity, as well as examining the latest understandings on the importance of the key lifestyle factors and the genetic factors that can underlie CVD. Based on this model, lifestyle, herbal and nutritional strategies to best support your patients to prevent the first or subsequent life threatening cardiovascular events will be presented.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Gain confidence in diagnosing cardiovascular disease
  • Learn about the critical hidden risk factors for CVD
  • Discover the most promising therapeutic options for cardiovascular health so you can provide optimal personalised nutritional and herbal supplementation to support each patient
  • Advance your clinical expertise with up-todate clinical research on genetic and nutritional influences to support management of the different forms of cardiovascular disease

Your investment includes:

  • Comprehensive manual containing all the presentation slides and notes
  • Great opportunity to network with your peers
  • Delicious, healthy refreshments
  • Certificate of attendance to claim CPE points with your association
  • Exclusive delegate specials

Your Presenter:  Dr Elizabeth Steels, PhD, BSc. (Hon.), Grad.Dip Nutrition, Grad.Cert Education. Elizabeth is a Senior Research Fellow at Dept of Medicine Sydney University. She is a biochemist and clinical nutritionist with over 20 years’ experience in drug trial research and regulatory affairs. For the past 15 years Elizabeth has focused her skills in the Complementary and Nutraceutical industry including product development, formulations, clinical trials and regulatory affairs. She is also well published and lectures in biomedical sciences at Universities and other tertiary institutions.

Dates, Venue and Cost:
Saturday, August 5 Sydney Sheraton on the Park 161 Elizabeth Street Sydney NSW
Sunday, August 6 Brisbane Pullman Brisbane King George Square Corner Ann & Roma Streets Brisbane QLD
Saturday, August 12 Melbourne Sofitel Melbourne on Collins 25 Collins Street Melbourne VIC
Sunday, August 13 Adelaide Crowne Plaza Adelaide 16 Hindmarsh Square Adelaide SA
Tuesday, August 15 Perth Fraser Suites Perth 10 Adelaide Terrace East Perth WA

Cost (Incl. GST):
 Practitioners $50, Students $40

Click here to register.  If you need assissatance with registrations please contact
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CPE points:  This education event is recognised for Continued Professional Education points with most associations. Please contact your association for details.

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Elizma is both a qualifie naturopath and homeopath wit close to 15 years experience. Her special interests lie in nutrigenomics and mitochondrial dysfunction but she always takes a generalist approach in her clinical practice and teaching. Being mentored by wellrespected practitioners over the years has contributed to a deeper understanding of the complexities of chronic disease. She hopes to impart some of that knowledge and understanding to other practitioners struggling with difficult cases. Elizma is becoming well known for her ability to ‘connect-the-dots’ between root cause, symptoms, and genetics, and helping people reach a better understanding of their health conditions. She has been interviewed for podcasts by well-respected practitioners and looks forward to engaging more with audiences in this fashion.

Friday 11th August, Australian Events Centre, 1 Larkin Boulevard, Essendon Fields Melbourne VIC 3041
Cost: Early Bird: Register before 30th June: $230 Standard pricing $280

To register just click here 


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The Treatment of Thyroid disease, Autoimmune & Digestive disorders with Chinese Medicine with Peter Kington

PERTH – Sunday, 13th August. 8:30am – 4:45pm          

11 CPD EVENTS    We recommend you register early to avoid disappointment.  Seminar notes and gift pack included.

To Book: Rener Health, Julie Fergusson 08 9311 6800 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Nutrisearch Prof Luis Vit

We are delighted to have secured an internationally recognised integrative health researcher of this calibre to share such in-depth knowledge with NZ integrative health practitioners. This will be an invaluable seminar and educational event which will include:

  • Inspiring lectures, and
  • Question and answer sessions
  • Presentation of difficult case studies

Expertise: Probiotics / Human Microbiome, Nutraceuticals, Nutrition, Clinical trials / Epidemiology, Integrative Medicine and Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Professor Vitetta has research interests in nutrition, functional foods and immune function, as well as Mind Body Medicine. He was the first internationally funded Australian researcher investigating Chinese Herbal Medicines in a trial with HIV patients. He is often an invited speaker at numerous local and international conferences.  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 benefitfrom this exceptional educational event. 

Subjects Covered: 

  • Intestinal microbiome shifts are significantly and adversely affected by the administration of antibiotics, analgesic, anxiolytic, cholesterol lowering pharmaceuticals as well as other drug classes of medications. The intestinal microbiome is at the centre of health maintenance for end–organs (e.g., brain, liver, skeletal muscle) and disease prevention. As such the intestinal microbiome is vulnerable to the loss of keystone species and also possibly disruptions to bacterial foundation taxa.
  • The administration of evidence based formulations of multi-species probiotics either alone or in combination with bioactive companion compounds (e.g., coenzyme Q10, prebiotics) can lower the risk of disrupting the intestinal microbiome, while adhering to evidence based pharmaceutical medicine. 
  • The co-administraiton of probiotics with antibiotics for the prevention of infective diarrhoea or the prevention of antibiotic associated diarrhoea are viable evidence based examples. Furthermore, the treatment of medication side effects such as statin induced skeletal muscle myalgia with and orotate and probiotics may keep patients compliant and reduce the risk of disease progression due to medication cessation because of adverse medication side effects.
  • The targeted administration of probiotic, nutraceutical combination formulations, is a beneficial adjuvant prescriptionfor preventing disease progression.

Learning Objectives:

  • Briefly explain the mechanistic processes and the physiological changes that occur with chronic diseases
  • Engage the learner in an understanding of the overarching role of the intestinal microbiome in maintaining homeostasis ofend organs (e.g., liver, skeletal muscle function, adipose tissue, kidneys) physiological functions.
  • Engage the learner with the fact that commensal and pathobiont bacteria teach the human host the fundamentallanguage of molecular biology that is vital for appropriate immune functions and adaptations in health and disease.
  • Discuss the beneficial effect that the administration of probiotics and prebiotics and other compounds in mixedformulations may have as adjuvant treatments in chronic diseases.

Professor Luis Vitetta, will share the latest research and scientific evidence in this area so clinicians can implement clinical applications of this complex area across several disease states in clinic on monday morning.

Dates, Venues and Cost:

Wellington, 25th August 5.30pm - 9.00pm
Auckland, 26th August 9.30am - 12.45pm
Cost Excl GST:  Early bird (before 5pm on 15th August: $69.95.  After 15th August $79.95.  Students $49.95

To Register call Nutrisearch NZ 0800884433 or Aust 1800 177959 (toll free)
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MediHerb Womens Health

Would you like to gain a deeper understanding of holistic treatment strategies that can be used to help restore the delicate balance of hormones in your female patients? 

Are you seeking new insights to help unravel the complexity of female reproductive disorders?

Menstrual irregularities, reproductive disorders, and hormonal issues are increasingly common in today’s world. As natural medicine Practitioners we are often called upon to help unravel the complex hormonal patterns our female patients present with, and to help restore balance in a body burdened by toxicity, stress and endocrine disturbances. This seminar will review some of the most common female reproductive disorders seen in clinical practice, and provide practical strategies to help you, as a Practitioner, better understand how to support and guide your patients to achieve optimal health.

Speakers:  Berris Burgone and Angela Hywood

Dates from 21st August to 17th September.

Investment (incl GST):  Practitioners $50 and Students $40

Click here for more details or Click here to Register


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Emotional Imbalance: How to Diagnose and Treat the Effects of Emotion-based Disorders with Tony Reid

11 CPD EVENTS    We recommend you register early to avoid disappointment.  Seminar notes and gift pack included.

SYDNEY – Thursday, 24th August. 6:00pm – 9:00pm 
To Book: China Books Sydney 1300 661 484/ 02 9280 1885 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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TCM Support for Age-related and Lifestyle disease: Pain, Musculoskeletal Inflammation, Headache and Metabolic Syndrome (Inc. Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Support)
with Peter Kington

BRISBANE – Sunday, 27th August. 9:00am – 2:00pm 

11 CPD EVENTS    We recommend you register early to avoid disappointment.  Seminar notes and gift pack included.

To Book: Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Supplies 07 3852 2288 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MediHerb Adaptogenic seminar

These days most people complain of fatigue and/or being less able to cope with stress. In a society that seems to run on caffeine fixes, are there credible answers to this dilemma from other members of the plant kingdom?

In this comprehensive 90-minute webinar, Kerry outlines all the key facts about the use of tonic and adaptogenic herbs to meet this and other clinical challenges. After a short exploration of the basic concepts, relevant properties and some current clinical trials for most of the major herbs will be reviewed, including the recent newcomer Gynostemma. Most importantly, core prescribing differentials (which herbs work best in a given clinical situation) and treatment scenarios are fully outlined, based on Kerry’s 45 years of personal and clinical experience.

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Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Time: 6.30pm QLD/NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS.  6.00pm SA/NT.  4.30pm WA.  8.30pm NZ
Duration: 75 minutes (plus 15 minutes for Q&A)

Price: Practitioners $40.00 incl. GST Students $30.00 incl. GST


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TCM Support for Age-related and Lifestyle disease: Pain, Musculoskeletal Inflammation, Headache and Metabolic Syndrome (Inc. Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Support) by Peter Kington

MELBOURNE – Sunday, 10th September, 9:00am – 1:00pm  

To Book: China Books 1800 448 855/ 03 9663 8822 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BioPractica Seminar Decoding

Presented by Paul Kern (NSW, QLD, VIC & TAS) and Vanessa Hitch (ACT)

Discover new paradigms in how to holistically analyse your cases & apply effective multi-system treatments for:

  1. Improving detoxification
  2. Balancing female hormones
  3. Building immune resilience at the genetic level

1. Detoxification
Improving detoxification using clinoptilolite
Never in human history have we seen such a toxic burden being placed on our bodies. Yet our drainage and excretory systems are overwhelmed in their efforts to eliminate these environmental and endogenous toxins.

  • A new paradigm in detoxification, using the unique natural volcanic mineral, called clinoptilolite
  • How to prescribe for effective detoxification of heavy metals, histamine, amines & other toxins
  • Why phase iii detoxification may be the missing piece in the puzzle & how to activate it.

2. Women's Health
Resolving hormonal, HPA & circadian complaints in women
With today’s modern frantic pace, female clients often present as stressed, overwhelmed, and out-of-tune with their body’s hormonal and circadian cycles. This causes symptoms of hormonal imbalance, insomnia and many other chronic health complaints.

  • How to get your client’s hormones & mood back on track fast!
  • The latest research linking female hormones, circadian rhythms & sleep
  • The 5 key underlying drivers of any hormonal condition
  • How to successfully treat conditions of oestrogen dominance such as fibroids, breast issues, PMS & endometriosis.

3. Immune Resilience
Building immune resilience at the genetic level
It is no secret, we are seeing more and more patients whose immune systems are weakened, dysfunctional and clearly confused. As health practitioners, we all have our favourite ‘immune’ nutrients and herbs, but what do we do when these no longer work?

  • Why successful prescribing for both chronic & acute immune dysfunction is so important
  • Effective strategies to resolve stealth infections, persistent infections & biofilms
  • How to address immune resilience at the genetic level.

Cost dates & Venues
Price (incl GST): $75 Expires 9th August.  Regular: $90  To Register Click Here

Canberra: Sunday 10th September
Tweed Heads: Thursday 14th September
Townsville: Saturday 16th September
Geelong: Tuesday 19th September
Hobart: Wednesday 20th September

Time:  9:30am - 4:00pm CPE: 6 points accredited & recognised by ASBRM, ANPA & CMA


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Mitochondrial dysfunction is the unconsidered underlying factor in many common chronic diseases that face modern society.

These include:

  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Cognitive Decline
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Chronic Infections
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Autism
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

This webinar will expand your knowledge beyond the viewpoint that mitochondria is solely involved with ATP production. Learn the physiological role that mitochondria play systemically from an evolutionary perspective, to consequently understand their involvement in complex chronic illnesses.

Expand your understanding beyond simple nutritional interventions, to new concepts at the forefront of mitochondrial health. Learn to link the complex connections between the microbiome, innate immunity, oxidative shielding and the cell danger response.

Join Dr Christabelle Yeoh,MBBS (London), MRCP (UK), MSc (Nutrition) an active director of the Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM), as she delivers expert knowledge on the most recent developments in mitochondrial health.

Dr Yeoh graduated from medicine at the University of London in 1999 and has obtained her membership with the Royal College of Physicians (UK). She has a Masters degree in Nutrition from King’s College London. After practising hospital medicine, she worked as a physician in the field of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine at Breakspear Medical Group in Hertfordshire, UK.

Cost including GST $30
Webinar on Demand 24/7 from 18th September to 13th October.  
Running time 60 min.

Click here to register 

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The Treatment of Thyroid disease, other Autoimmune disorders and Male Fertility with Chinese Medicine By Peter Kington

ADELAIDE – Sunday, 24th September, 8:30am – 4:45pm     

To Book: Acuneeds Australia 1800 678 789/ 03 9562 8198 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Well Woman is an All Day Symposium (7 CPE) that will look at the multi-generational view of women’s reproductive, emotional & mental health.  Bio-Practica has brought together expert International & Australian speakers including; Professor Jürgen Vormann, Rachel Arthur, Vanessa Hitch & Dr Thomas Harris.

Part 1:  The latest evidence of mineral imbalance in disease & effects of female reproductive health
PRESENTER: Professor Jürgen Vormann, international speaker & world expert on magnesium & pH.
The risk of mineral imbalance for a woman throughout her life-span is profound and may a ect a myriad of female hormonal disorders. As we age and consume an acidogenic, minerally-depleted western diet, our mineral stores diminish, leaving us metabolically challenged, acidic and depleted in energy and vitality.  Research is now linking mineral disturbances in magnesium and pH, to wide-ranging endocrine and metabolic dysfunction, stress, weight gain, ageing, poor brain function, metabolic syndrome and even cardiovascular disease.

  • NEW RESEARCH on the metabolic impact of hidden mineral imbalances. 
  • The evidence outlining diets that really work for obesity.
  • Important recent global research on healthy pregnancy.

Part 2:  Acid-base balance for women in coping with stress & metabolic challenges
PRESENTER: Rachel Arthur, e
xpert naturopath.
Often our female patients, who are mothers and partners, present last in our clinics. They’ve sent in their children & partner long before they’ve found the time and recognised the necessity of addressing their own health – their stress, their weight issues, their autoimmunity & invariably their progression towards poor bone health. The modern woman spins many plates which means, whatever we ask her to do in terms of making healthy changes, must have the right balance of minimal effort with maximal impact. Whether it is back pain, autoimmunity, sleep problems, detoxification issues or just every day stress, correcting acid-base balance is central to producing the ‘Well Woman’ and in turn goes a long way to helping the whole family.

  • Look at key body clues that acidosis may be manifesting in our female clients’ health picture
  • Help clients understand the magnitude of the positive impact we can expect from redressing this imbalance
  • Clinically address acid base imbalance as a critical determinant of health with a profound therapeutic ripple effect.

Part 3:  Mood, anxiety & female hormones
PRESENTER: Vanessa Hitch
, Hormonal health expert & naturopath
It’s not just our neurotransmitters but also our hormones that determine how we think and feel. They powerfully influence a woman’s mood, how she is motivated, her eating patterns, sleep cycles, ability to concentrate and every aspect of her wellbeing. Australian & New Zealand women are more likely to experience symptoms such as depression, insomnia & anxiety, as well as a wide array of female hormonal conditions.

  • Vital new research changing the way we look at the brain and hormones
  • Why mood is so profoundly affected by the glandular production of hormones
  • How to quickly recognise and prescribe for hormonal and neurotransmitter imbalances.

Part 4:  Receptor sensitivity, stress & inflammation in hormonal health
PRESENTER: Dr Thomas Harris, PhD researcher & clinician
Emerging research suggests that hormones and neurotransmitters share not only common pathways but importantly, they also share common receptor sites in vital areas of the brain and key reproductive organs and tissues in the body. The implications of receptor sensitivity and function, adds another level of complexity to our understanding of hormones and mood and needs to be properly recognised, so we can prescribe accordingly for better clinical outcomes.

  • Key pathways including the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal and adrenal axes and their interplay affecting hormonal health
  • Evidence of the impact of stress hormones and inflammation on receptor function
  • NEW TREATMENT STRATEGIES for improving receptor function for progesterone, insulin and other key hormone

 Dates:  11th to 19th October. Cost (incl GST), A$120 or Book early by 19th July A$75 or by 30th August A$90.   Click here for dates, venues and to Register



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Leading industry experts and well respected Practitioners will be coming to the 2017 Integria Healthcare Symposium to share their clinical insights with you. They will also discuss their perspectives on how to best combine modern science and traditional knowledge to support gastrointestinal health and provide optimal patient care.

This year’s Integria Healthcare Symposium is designed to help further your practical knowledge and promises to be truly inspiring!

Join us for this special event and help take your knowledge and skills as a Practitioner to the next level!

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Date and Location:
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October at Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000


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 Better IVF Outcomes with Chinese Medicine By Peter Kington

SYDNEY – Sunday, 22nd October, 9:00am – 1:00pm              

To Book: China Books Sydney 1300 661 484/ 02 9280 1885 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Resetting Addicted Brain Bioconcepts

With 60% of the population experiencing addictive tendencies behavioural or substance related, it is imperative for health practitioners to understand the underlying biochemical pathways of addiction as a disease state.

While different substances can stimulate specific neurotransmitters within the brain, by understanding the fundamental pathway of addiction, practitioners can treat a variety of different presentations. Due to the increase in addictive presentations in clinics – ranging from food cravings, social media and internet addictions to alcohol, cannabis and illicit drug dependencies – further support for practitioners in this area of health is essential.  As a society, are we driving our dopamine reward pathway into disarray?

Join Dr Michael Osiecki and Emma Wisbey as they explore the neurobiology of the brain-reward cascade; the significant impact of genetic, epigenetic and environmental influences; and how this knowledge can help practitioners influence positive clinical outcomes.

Dr Michael Osiecki PhD, BE(Chemical), BBiotech(Hons). Dr Michael Osiecki is a Director of Bio Concepts, who has been diversifying the business through technology for the past year. Prior to this, Dr Michael Osiecki received his doctorate for research in the field of biological engineering, specialising in isolation and expansion of stem cells in bioreactor systems.

Henry Osiecki B.Sc. (Hons), Post Grad Dip. Nutrition & Dietetics, Owner & Founder of Bio Concepts. Henry is passionate about practitioner education in nutritional medicine and the healthcare industry. Henry has published a number of textbooks on nutrition including The Nutrient Bible and Cancer: The Importance of Clinical Nutrition. He also spent time as a research scientist and published a number of scientific papers in peer reviewed journals. Henry has been an integral part of the development and success of this company, helping Bio Concepts to be the first to bring a number of key nutrients into the Australian market such as CoQ10, Lipoic Acid and Acetyl-L- Carnitine...Find out more about Henry here.

Emma Wisbey Adv. Dip.Applied. Sc. (Naturopathy). Emma graduated from the Southern School of Natural Therapies in 1997. She has since enjoyed a career as a naturopath for almost 20 years. She has vast experience in various areas including education, practitioner support, lecturing, writing and private clinical practice.

Your registration includes:

  • Comprehensive seminar from two presenters
  • Additional Clinical Tool Materials
  • Hard copy seminar notes booklet
  • Exclusive specials on featured products
  • CPE certificate
  • Meal provided on arrival

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BRISBANE 29th October at Riverview Hotel
Early Bird Price $85.00 (sale ends 31st July 2017) 4 CPE Points. Standard Price $110.00 (1st August onwards) 4 CPE Points
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Early Bird Price $45.00 (sale ends 31st July 2017) 3 CPE Points. Standard Price $60.00 (1st August onwards) 3 CPE Points


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Supporting Men’s Health and Improving Male Fertility with Chinese Medicine By Peter Kington

MELBOURNE – Sunday, 12th November, 9:00am – 1:00pm                                       

To Book: China Book 1800 448 855/ 03 9663 8822 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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This seminar will provide an overview of cancer as the result of a confluence of multiple factors. The process of carcinogenesis will be assessed as one influenced by both extrinsic systemic conditions as well as by intrinsic cellular aberrations. Armed with this holistic understanding,
practitioners will be equipped to identify individual risk factors and will have the underlying rationale for comprehensive prevention and management strategies.
Learning objectives:

• Identify the key characteristics of malignancy on genetic, epigenetic, biomolecular and the pathophysiological levels
• Discover the role of stromal inflammation in carcinogenesis
• Analyse the complex role of immunity and angiogenesis in carcinogenesis
• Describe the role of insulin, glucose and metabolism in carcinogenesis
• Analyse the role of oxidative stress in carcinogenesis with an emphasis on the contribution of environmental toxicity
• Evaluate the impact of psychosocial stress and circadian disturbance on carcinogenesis
• Gain familiarity with the presentation of cancer and presenting signs and symptoms that should trigger a diagnostic work-up

About Lise Alschuler ND FABNO
Lise Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been practicing since 1994. She graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and received a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine
from Bastyr University. Dr Alschuler is past-President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a founding board member and current President of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She is a sought-after speaker for professional audiences on various subjects within integrative healthcare and she is the Executive Director of TAP Integrative, a nonprofit educational resource for integrative practitioners.
Dr Alschuler is the co-founder of Five To Thrive, LLC., which has developed the iTHRIVE Plan SaaS mobile web application that creates customised wellness plans for cancer survivors. She maintains a naturopathic oncology practice out of Naturopathic Specialists, based in Scottsdale AZ.
Dr Alschuler is the co-author of The Definitive Guide to Cancer and The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer

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