Dr Avi Charlton is a low carb doctor and keto doctor. She supports nutrition using real food approach.
She graduated in Medical school in 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.
She has been a doctor for over 20 years, 15 of those practicing in Wantirna Mall Clinic. She has a special interest in obstetrics, women's health, paediatrics and recently nutrition and metabolic health.
Her children are now 13 and 10 years old. A few years ago, after her kids stopped being babies, she wanted to lose some weight. She joined the gym, going 3 times a week. After 3 months, no weight was lost. Subsequently, the gym did an 8 week transformation challenge and she successfully lost 4kg, 4% body fat, which was all she wanted to loose. She also took up running, doing C25K run app. Parkrun changed her life, made her fall in love with running and introduced lots of running friends and a community.
She progressed to endurance running and incorporating strength training. In the last few years, she progressed to running 2 full marathons using the low carbohydrate approach.
In the last 3-4 years, she has taken up special interests in nutrition and the treatment of obesity and metabolic syndrome. She has done extensive education with Low Carb Down Under and Nutrition Network. She is also affiliated with Diet Doctor, as a Diet Doctor Pro practitioner. She has done additional training with The Australasian College of Nutrition and Environmental Medicine (ACNEM). Currently, she is trying to accredit with The Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners.
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. She practices low carb nutrition herself.
She is extensively connected to the low carb community, with many low carb professionals and affiliated with many of them, including Low Carb Down Under, Defeat Diabetes, Real Life Medicine, Diet Doctor and Low Carb Practitioners. Tracey McBeath, The Health and Healing coach, founder of The Low Carb Lifestyle Hub, also invited her 3 times to present on The Low Carb Lifestyle Long Weekend. (You can watch on YouTube). Dr Charlton is also part of an admin group of Low Carb Melbourne Facebook support group.
Dr Charlton will listen to your concerns, discuss what nutritional need you have and individualise a treatment plan for you. She will work with your regular GP, to help you improve health, nutrition and lifestyle, using a real food approach.
Dr. Avi Charlton
MBBS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG
MBBS, University of Melbourne
Phone:0411 883 829
Office:0411 883 829
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) - University of Melbourne 2000
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