• About Me

    Dr. Eric Berg created the Berg Institute of Health & Wellness in Seminole, Florida, in 1997, where he currently serves as CEO. The mission of the Institute is to help individuals comprehend their health, their body's requirements, and how to overcome nutritional inadequacies.


    Dr. Berg empowers individuals to take charge of their health and well-being to reach their optimal weight loss objectives through intermittent fasting and a ketogenic diet.


    Following completing chiropractic school in 1988, Dr. Berg devoted many years to nutrition-related scientific study. His motivation was inspired by his desire to comprehend his food-related health difficulties.


    Dr. Eric Berg now instructs individuals on a vast array of health-related issues. He specializes in deconstructing complex health problems, linking symptoms to their true causes, and devising nutrition-based therapeutic solutions. His hallmark healthy keto diet and intermittent fasting – a long-term eating regimen — are now widely regarded as transformative components in achieving exceptional levels of health.


    Sharing His Experience

    Dr. Berg's tremendous improvement in his health due to more investigation into the science of nutrition motivated him to teach his methods to other medical professionals, including as an associate professor at Howard University, for a while.

    His 2006 book, The 7 Principles of Fat Burning, was modified in 2019 to become the Amazon best-selling The Healthy Keto Diet, based on fresh research.


    In 2008, he also launched a YouTube channel where he continues to express his thoughts on healthy food and a vast array of other health-related issues, with over 6,000 videos, 18 million subscribers, and 100 million monthly views. He has developed a keto and intermittent fasting course for Keto Coaches worldwide.


    Dr. Eric Berg mission is to put individuals in charge of their health.


    Career Record


    Dr. Eric Berg was in private practice as a chiropractor in San Diego, California, Shreveport, Louisiana, and Alexandria, Virginia, and has been the CEO of the Berg Institute of Health & Wellness in Seminole, Florida, since 1997.


    Academic heritage


    Dr. Eric Berg got his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1988 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, after completing pre-med studies at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside from 1983 to 1985 and X-ray technical training in the Army Reserve.


    National-Lincoln School of Postgraduate Education; Southern California College of Chiropractic; International Scoliosis Research Center; Risk Management, Louisiana Union of Chiropractic; and Motor Vehicle Crash Injuries, LUCP, provided more advanced and specialized academic instruction.

    Qualifications and Experience


    Dr. Eric Berg passed parts I, II, and III of the National Board of Chiropractic Examination, obtained the Certificate of Proficiency in Chiropractic X-ray, became a board-certified chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, and was certified in Microscopy, live blood cell analysis, and diagnostic interpretation of neuro selective current perception threshold.


    Charitable Interests


    Dr. Eric Berg has committed significant personal resources, including time, money, and extensive public outreach, to philanthropic organizations that share his passion for wellness and healing throughout his many years in the public eye as a recognized authority in the science of nutrition. Berg and his wife, Karen, contribute substantially to the national and international public through education about nutrition and fitness.



    Dr. Eric Berg treated more than 40,000 patients throughout his 30 years of chiropractic practice in Alexandria, Virginia. In addition, he conducted internal and external seminars for government institutions such as the Library of Congress, Federal Communication Commission, National Institute of Science, and FBI, among others.


    Dr. Berg conducted yearly Keto Health Summits between 2017 and 2019 (when the epidemic halted such huge public gatherings), most recently in Washington, D.C. The annual participation rose swiftly to 1,000 physicians, diet coaches, healthcare practitioners, and other keto-dieters who shared astonishing wellness and weight reduction experiences. Many nationally renowned lecturers, specialists in the keto diet and metabolic health, were included at the events.


    In addition to his publications, Dr. Berg's work has appeared in numerous magazines, television, and radio programs, such as Channel 9 CBS Nightly News, Channel 8 News, and others.


    More than 2,500 health professionals have been trained in Dr. Berg's methodologies, procedures, and research discoveries. He is a prominent advocate for the role that ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting play in enhancing health and wellness.


    Personal Hobbies and Interests


    Dr. Eric Berg concern for health extends beyond the Berg Institute, particularly his hobbies and personal pursuits. In his words, it has become my pastime to seek out the fundamental causes of disease. This motivation was inspired by his experience overcoming the effects of overwork and overeating as "the meat and potatoes kid."


    By the time he reached 32, his new knowledge of diet had restored his energy and ability to keep up with his wife Karen's hectic schedule and their three active children.


    Dr. Eric Berg leisure time is becoming one of his most valuable commodities. He finds inspiration and leisure in playing his handcrafted guitar and collaborating with Karen to create fresh, intriguing, health-infused culinary delights.

    Dr. Eric Berg currently resides on a picturesque farm where he researches the cultivation of nutrient-dense plants and animals. Karen concurs that everything in the kitchen originated from the ground.