Low carb and gut health

Duration: 39:47

Dr Deepa Mahananda

Dr Deepa Mahananda graduated from Western Sydney University in 2012 and completed her junior medical officer training at Concord, Canterbury and Broken Hill hospitals. Her postgraduate qualifications include the Fellowship of the College of General Practitioners, Sexual Health & Family Planning Certificate and Diploma in Child Health (University of Sydney). She is passionate about teaching and is a Conjoint Lecturer with Western Sydney University.

Deepa currently works full time at Sydney Low Carb Specialists. She is passionate about using low carbohydrate nutrition for both optimal health and chronic disease management, especially in womens’ health and is leading an educational network for low carb practising GPs in Sydney. Dr. Mahananda is a Certified Ketogenic Nutrition Specialist, credentialed by the American Nutrition Association through its Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists.


Dr Avi Charlton

Dr Avi Charlton graduated in Medicine at Melbourne University in 2000. She trained at Box Hill Hospital as a junior doctor and has been a General Practitioner since 2003. Originally she was born in Hong Kong and speaks fluent Cantonese.

In the last 3-4 years, Dr. Charlton has taken up special interests in nutrition and the treatment of obesity and metabolic syndrome. She has treated many patients for weight management and helped them lose weight, improve nutrition and even reverse metabolic syndrome and diabetes. She has extensive knowledge using the low carbohydrate approach and practices low carb nutrition herself.


Dr Susan Swanston

Dr. Susan Swanston is a highly skilled GP currently working in Cairns. She has a vast experience in many fields of medicine and is a fully trained and qualified vascular surgeon. Susan has been interested in weight loss for about 7 years. Her practice has evolved over that time to be more diet focused, with support for low carb, Keto, carnivore and fasting approaches.


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