About

Peter Johnston

Dr Peter Johnston
Accredited Practising Dietitian, BA, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, FASLM.

Dr Peter Johnston is an accredited practising dietitian with a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics and a PhD in Human Genetics. Peter is also a fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine and has completed health coaching training with Well Start Health. He has been exclusively plant-based since 1991 after learning of the health, environmental and ethical benefits.  He has expertise in the prevention, treatment and reversal of chronic diseases through the use of whole food plant based diets and the holistic approach of lifestyle medicine (nutrition as well as exercise, sleep, stress management, addictions and social connections). He enjoys empowering people across all life stages to attain optimal health. Peter has enjoyed attending and speaking at numerous national and international conferences. He has a special interest in the links between food and environment and has also run university lectures in this area.

I have extensive experience in the following areas:
Weight loss (and gain for person's who are underweight
Cardiovascular disease
Diabetes (types 1, 1.5 and 2)
Hyperlipidaemia and Hypertension
Autoimmune disorders - e.g. Rheumatoid arthritis; Hashimoto's thyroiditis; Coeliac disease; Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns disease; Ulcerative colitis); Multiple sclerosis; Psoriatic arthritis etc.
Cancer (no magic bullets here, but increasing your odds of survival)
Osteoarthritis
Chronic kidney disease
Low energy; Brain fog; Chronic fatigue
Gut health; Microbiome disorders; Dysbiosis; Reflux
Nutrition for pregnancy, pre-pregnancy, for infants, children and adolescents
Osteoporosis and Osteopenia
Endometriosis and Polycystic ovary syndrome
Vegan, Whole food plant based and Vegetarian nutrition
Nutrition for athletes
Mood disorders - Anxiety and Depression
Migraines; Headaches
Autism and ADHD
Sleep apnoea
Sinusitis
Skin conditions - including Acne and Psoriasis
Alopecia

Most modern health problems can not only be treated, but also arrested or in many cases reversed with optimal nutrition and other lifestyle changes.
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