Reimagining an Entry Point for Providers New to Nutrigenomics

Season 1 narrowly focuses on 25 SNPs to first learn when addressing patients’ top objectives of mood, immune resilience,  personalized nutrition, and exercise for weight- management.

This season co-hosts Kara Ware and Dr. Nathan Morris are joined by Dr. James Greenblatt, Dr. Samuel Yanuk, Morgan Knull, and Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed. Listen in and learn how to connect common chief complaints with the polymorphisms that may be playing a role in patients’ symptoms manifestation.

Plus, if you are ready to integrate nutrigenomics and would like to get started with the PureGenomics report, schedule a complimentary Welcome to PureGenomics coaching call with Kara Ware.

25 SNPs to get started

MTHFR c677T MTHFR 1298c DRD2 SNPs ANKK1/DRD2
TPH2 BCMO1 GC SLC30AB
IL-6 TNF-alpha FTO MC4R
APOA2 ACTN3 ACE PPARGCA1A
COL1A1 COL5A1 MMP3 LIPC
LPL ADBRB2

Featured Speakers

Dr.Penny Kendall-Reed

Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed

Dr. Penny is a Naturopathic Doctor in Toronto. After graduating from McGill University in Neurobiology, she earned a degree in Naturopathic Medicine from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine; here she received the Dr. Allen Tyler Award for Most Outstanding Clinician. Penny Kendall Reed is the author of 5 national bestselling books including The New Naturopathic Diet, Healing Arthritis, The No Crave Diet, The Complete Doctors Stress Solution, and The Complete Doctor’s Back Bible, and her recently published book Fix Your Genes to Fit Your Jeans.

Morgan Knull Speakers

Morgan Knull

Morgan Knull spent nearly four years working for one of the largest nutraceutical companies in North America. As part of her job responsibilities, Morgan consulted physicians and other health care practitioners to add value to their patient and client protocols by educating them on the most up to date research in the field. During this time, she developed a keen interest in genetics.

Dr. Samuel Yanuck Speakers

Dr. Samuel Yanuck

Dr. Samuel Yanuck is CEO and Director of Education for cogenceimmunology.com, an online functional immunology course that has well over 3,000 clinician participants from more than 60 countries around the world.

Dr. James Greenblatt Speakers

Dr. James Greenblatt

Dr. Greenblatt is a leading contributor to the revolution of personalized medicine for mental illness. His book series, Psychiatry Redefined, draws on his many years of experience and expertise in integrative medicine for psychiatry.

Good Medicine On the Go team

Nathan Morris M.D

Nathan Morris, MD, IFMCP, Co-host

Nathan Morris, M.D. is a family practice, trained functional medicine practitioner. He specializes in determining connections between seemingly disparate clinical observations, approaching the body as an integrated whole. Dr. Morris applies genetic testing as a tool to objectively guide personalized approaches.

Kara Ware, NBC-HWC, Co-host and Business Advisor

Kara Ware, Co-host and Business Coach

Kara Ware has worked in conventional and functional medicine practices for the past 18-years. She is a leading contributor to improving patient retention and clinical outcomes for Functional Medicine practices. Her deep understanding of the patient’s experience, her business acumen, and her coaching skills make Kara an important asset when designing, opening, running, and growing a Functional Medicine practice.

Paul Larkin Atrium-Innovations Education Strategy Manager

Paul Larkin, Atrium-Innovations Education Strategy Manager

Paul Larkin is Manager of Education Strategy at Pure Encapsulations. In this role, he oversees the development of educational assets across various media (video, audio, print). By combining the rigor of science and the art of storytelling, Paul aims to create captivating and evidence-based education for healthcare providers (HCPs). Paul has advised HCPs on the efficacy and application of dietary supplements and lectured domestically and abroad on topics related to nutritional genomics and dietary supplements. He is passionate about lifestyle and preventative medicine.

Kelsey Stafstrom Atrium-Innovations E-Learning Manager

Kelsey Stafstrom, Atrium-Innovations E-Learning Manager

“Kelsey Stafstrom, MS, is a science communication enthusiast who brings her unique background in biomedical research and policy to the Good Medicine On The Go podcast production team. She currently serves as the Manager of Clinical Education for Atrium Innovations Professional Brands and helps design, write, and edit our podcast episodes.”

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Season 1 resource library

    • Pharmacologist specializing in practitioner education on natural products and personalized medicine.
    • Consider taking this Depression Online Course with Dr. James Greenblatt to learn the basics of Nutritional Genomics and connecting Genotype to Phenotype.
    • Fix Your Genes to Fit Your Jeans by Dr. Penny Kendall-Reed is a practical book that explains the value of genetic analysis in understanding your individual nutritional and metabolic strengths and weaknesses.

Use the rs number (rsID) found on PureGenomics® reports (e.g. rs4680) as your search term. Entering “diet” and the rsID will help you find studies exploring a nutritional implication.The following databases require entry of the name of the SNP, not the gene.

  • Here is a link for a PureGenomics® patient brochure.
  • Also, your patient's can access the Patient's FAQ
    • Find Directions on how to download data from 23andme or Ancestry.com and then upload into their PureGenomics® account