Important Information

For the duration of the the COVID-19 pandemic we are offering Telehealth consultations with Dr Johnson at no cost to you. You will be offered the opportunity to have an assessment made of your metabolic health, relevant investigations will be ordered and then a follow up discussion of these results with recommendations.
Our normal range of medical services will be restricted to the above.

We can offer supervision for ketogenic diets where appropriate . This service has an hourly rate which is not covered by Medicare.

Please either: call 3357 3470 or send an email inquiry via our contact box to arrange a consultation.

Our current office hours are Monday to Thursday 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

Which cancers are linked to weight?

Which cancers are linked to weight?

Although family history plays a role so does metabolic health. One of the most important drivers of disease is insulin. The relationship between obesity and cancer can be simply stated: Obesity is related to high levels of insulin and the insulin effect is to cause...

High Blood Pressure (hypertension)

What is the issue with salt? Most people with hypertension have Essential Hypertension. The cause of this is largely misunderstood but is most likely due to a high carbohydrate diet. Carbohydrate causes salt retention which raises blood pressure. A low carb diet cause...

Is there a “standard ketogenic diet”?

There is no widely accepted definition of a ketogenic diet and many variations exist along with many implementations. Essentially a ketogenic diet comprises 80 to 85% fat the balance is protein and a very small (or no) amount of carbohydrate (sugar). If the goal is to...

Start a ketogenic diet with “low fat”?

Counter intuitive? Yes, but when you want to lose weight you first have to burn your own fat! From: Mistake #4: Stagnant “macro ratios” Dr. S Phinney on macros Top 5 Nutritional Ketosis Mistakes—And How to Fix Them There are three major macronutrients (or “macros”)...