Podcast Episodes
Episode #
Hosted by
Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
July 31, 2023

Melatonin: The Multifaceted Miracle Hormone with Dr. Deanna Minich

See more
In this episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, Dr. Deanna Minich joins Dr. Carrie Jones to discuss all about melatonin. They dive into:

  1. The functions and benefits of melatonin;

  2. The importance of darkness in melatonin production;

  3. Melatonin's role as an antioxidant;

  4. The potential use of melatonin in immune health and brain detoxification;

  5. Melatonin supplementation and its potential therapeutic applications.

Dr. Deanna Minich is an expert in nutrition science, an international lecturer, a teacher, and an author with more than two decades of experience in academia, food, and dietary supplement industries. She holds the position of Chief Science Officer at Symphony Natural Health. Additionally, Dr. Deanna has authored six consumer books on wellness topics and has published more than fifty scholarly articles.

Order tests through Rupa Health, the BEST place to order functional medicine lab tests from 30+ labs - https://www.rupahealth.com/reference-guide

The Root Cause Medicine podcast is available on:
The Root Cause Medicine Podcast is created by Rupa Health, the best way to order, track & manage results from 30+ lab companies in one place for free.

Guest Details:

Rupa Health Details:


00:00 - Intro

04:51 - Who is Dr. Deanna Minich

10:10 - The widespread influence of melatonin

17:07 - What is the peak of detoxification and melatonin activity?

19:10 - Understanding the connection between light and melatonin

25:54 - The interplay of circadian rhythm, vitamin D, and melatonin

30:02 - Melatonin supplementation

39:37 - What happens with melatonin as women transition into menopause

45:18 - Exploring the melatonin content in foods

49:33 - If you take melatonin, you won't make your own - true or false?

52:12 - Where can you find Dr. Deanna Minich?

Related Lab Tests

No items found.
Episode Highlights
No items found.
Recent Episodes
Podcast Episodes
Episode #