Rachel Arthur

BHSc BNat (Hons 1st)

Rachel Arthur is a respected and widely published naturopath and registered nutritionist with a special interest in diagnostics. With over 20 years’ experience in both the clinic and the classroom, she is considered a leading nutrition educator, delivering post-graduate training and mentoring to doctors, pharmacists, dietitians, naturopaths and other health professionals, alike

Rachel shares her wealth of knowledge, generated from thorough research and ongoing clinical experience, via a multitude of platforms – monthly podcasts, post-graduate mentoring program, online courses, live appearances and her extensive online digital resource library. Her newly developed online comprehensive diagnostics training is sought after by integrative health professionals from around the globe, who have greatly benefited from her clear evidence-based approach to nutritional biochemistry, pathophysiology and diagnostics and its successful clinical application to optimise patient understanding and insights.

A highly valued member of the ACNEM education team, since 2009, she has contributed to both foundational & advanced training, as well as presenting at several ACNEM conferences on a wide range of topics.

www.rachelarthur.com.au

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Resources

An introduction to Nutritional Psychiatry

How would nutrition improve your mental health?

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Practitioner Handout

Mega Micro-Nutrient Quick Reference Table

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Practitioner Handout

RAN Iron Studies Cheat Sheet

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Articles

The accuracy and interpretation of plasma selenium in our patients

Weymouth J, Arthur R. The accuracy and interpretation of plasma selenium in our patients: a literature review. Aust J Herb Naturop Med. 2021;33(2). 

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Why Iron? Why Us???

Why are so many women seriously low in iron? Periods aren’t a modern invention and it seems a bit of a design fault to have half the population dragging themselves around with iron deficiency anaemia! So why is it so common, even in women who seem to have reasonable dietary intake and low/average menstrual blood loss?

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Getting to the Guts of it!

At it’s simplest, systemic inflammation (including joints) opens the tight junctions in the gut. Consequently we know these women suffer from increased intestinal permeability – but could the relationship between their gut and their joints be more sinister than this, with GIT abnormalities not purely as a consequence but actually as a cause of their chronic, for may patients life-long, disease?

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Concentrating on concentration – getting urinary iodine right!

The first thing to remember is that urinary iodine has a diurnal rhythm, parallel to the rhythm seen with the thyroid hormones, so urinary values will fluctuate throughout the day...

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Nutritional Neuropathies & Much More

Burning, tingling, crawling, buzzing, humming, zapping, pins & needles, numbness: our patients often tell us about strange sensations they have in various parts of their body....

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Functional Medicine Falsehoods

I’ve heard it all, probably you have too, and far too often & too recently from practitioners who should have rationalised & researched their way beyond these functional falsehoods, by now....

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Modules

MasterCourse 1: Comprehensive DIagnostics

Topics

  • SESSION 1: Acid Base Balance & Electrolytes (3hrs)
  • SESSION 2: Renal Markers (2.5hrs)
  • SESSION 3: Liver Enzymes (3.5hrs)
  • SESSION 4: Lipids & Glucose (3.75hrs)
  • SESSION 5: Immune Markers (4.5hrs)
  • SESSION 6: Haematology (4.75hrs)
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Gastrointestinal Health (released 31 March 2022)

Topics

  • Gilbert’s Syndrome
  • Case study: Gilberts Syndrome
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Exercise for Health & Performance

Topics

  • The impact of exercise on pathology test results
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Foundations of NEM

Topics

  • Micronutrients
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Thyroid and Adrenal Conditions

Topics

  • Thyroid Investigations
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Child and Adolescent Health

Topics

  • Case based learning: intestinal worms
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Mental Health

Topics

  • Mental health in general practice
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Areas of Speciality

  • Diagnostics
  • Mental Health
  • Evidence Based Nutritional Medicine

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