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New Metabolism and Derek Johnson Nutrition are the wellness brands of expert holistic nutritionist Derek Johnson. His integrative and holistic nutrition consulting practice makes eating healthy simple and manageable for people across the country. Derek doesn't just provide a diet plan - he educates and encourages his clients towards making long-term and sustainable lifestyle changes. After all, you are unique and deserve personalized care to achieve your wellness goals to eat healthy, lose weight, have a body that functions properly, get into great shape and be able to maintain it long-term!

Derek Johnson has over 20+ years experience as an integrative and holistic nutritionist who is passionate about coaching people on how to make healthy, and sustainable, lifestyle changes. New Metabolism / Derek Johnson Nutrition, his private nutrition consulting practice with offices in Los Angeles and El Segundo, provides personalized and custom nutrition and overall wellness programs for each client’s unique biochemistry and personal goals. Derek is considered an expert in weight loss resistance, gastrointestinal health, adrenal fatigue and many other areas and has helped thousands of people across the country to reach and maintain their wellness goals.

Since 2011, Derek has served as Executive Nutrition Director of Fitness Ridge Worldwide where he is responsible for the overall direction, curriculum and management of the nutrition and integrative health goals for all resort properties. This includes: creating and consistently updating the educational series, workbook and at-home healthy lifestyle manual for guests; managing the educational series presenters (dietitians, nutritionists, life coaches, trainers, chefs); working directly with the executive chefs, created new monthly rotation-style nutrition menus for the resorts, countless new recipes, and content for multiple cookbooks; occasionally presenting lectures to BLR guests at the resorts; managing key strategic partnerships; managing corporate wellness programs; training resort nutrition staff all while also serving as the primary nutrition resource for all media outlets.

He is a well-regarded expert in weight loss resistance, diabetes/ insulin resistance, gastrointestinal health, sports nutrition, stress, fatigue and numerous other areas and confers with a panel of notable physicians on a case-by-case basis. Derek has personally helped thousands of people across the country to reach and maintain their health and wellness goals. His clients have ranged from Hollywood stars and directors like Chris Pratt, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Craig T. Nelson, James Franco, Vincent D'Onofrio, Chris O’Donnell, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson and Anne Fletcher; to professional athletes, moms, countless CEOs, businesspersons and youth. In addition, he regularly lectures at seminars and corporate events and has been featured on various TV networks, books and magazines. 

He holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics from California State University, Chico, is Board Certified in Integrative Health, sits on the Scientific Advisory Board of Designs for Health and is a member of many nutrition associations.

The products featured on this site are those that I have, as an expert holistic nutritionist, have personally researched and recommended to my clients over the years at New Metabolism & Derek Johnson Nutrition. 

If you have questions, don't hesitate to email us - someone on our team will be happy to assist you. 

- Derek 

Derek Johnson
CEO, Derek Johnson Nutrition
Executive Nutrition Director, Fitness Ridge Worldwide
B.S. Dietetics, BCIH, CN, Holistic Functional Nutritionist
Diplomate, American Board of Integrative Medicine
Member, Designs for Health Scientific Advisory Board

Los Angeles Office:
New Metabolism Inc.
12301 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 315
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 828-2251

El Segundo Office:
347 Richmond Street
El Segundo, CA 90245