About Me

Dr. Eric Berg, DC, The Knowledge Doc, created the Berg Institute of Health & Wellness in Seminole, Florida, in 1997, where he currently serves as CEO. The Institute's mission is to assist individuals in understanding their health, the demands of their bodies, and how to overcome nutritional inadequacies.

Dr Berg empowers people to take charge of their health and well-being to reach their optimal weight reduction objectives, aided by the keto diet and intermittent fasting.

Dr Berg began several years of scientific research in nutrition after graduating from chiropractic school in 1988. His drive sprang from a desire to comprehend his food-related health issues.

Dr Eric Berg currently educates individuals on a variety of health-related issues. He specializes in deconstructing complicated health problems, linking symptoms to root causes, and developing nutritional therapy solutions. His distinctive healthy keto diet and intermittent fasting—a long-term eating plan—are now widely regarded as game changers in achieving amazing health levels.

Sharing His Expertise

Dr Berg's dramatic transformation in his health due to new insights gained through deeper research into the science of nutrition eventually led him to transition from full-time chiropractic work to teaching his methods to other medical professionals, including a stint as an associate professor at Howard University.

His 2006 book, The 7 Principles of Fat Burning, was revised in 2019 based on new research as The Healthy Keto Diet, which is currently an Amazon bestseller.


Dr. Eric Berg also launched a YouTube channel in 2008 and continues offering his thoughts on healthy food and various other health subjects, with over 6,000 videos, 18 million followers, and 100 million monthly views. He has developed a keto and intermittent fasting course to teach Keto Coaches worldwide.

Dr Berg's goal is to put people in charge of their health.

Career Background

Dr Eric Berg He worked as a chiropractor in San Diego, CA, Shreveport, LA, and Alexandria, VA, before becoming CEO of the Berg Institute of Health & Wellness in Seminole, FL, in 1997.

Academic Background

Dr Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1988 from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, after studying pre-med at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside from 1983 to 1985 and serving in the Army Reserves, where he was trained in X-ray technology.

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 specialist academic instruction.

Professional Qualifications and Experience

Dr Eric Berg passed parts I, II, and III of the National Board of Chiropractic Examination, earned 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.

Interests in Philanthropy

Dr. Eric Berg has committed significant personal resources—in time, money, and broad public outreach—to charitable organizations that share his passion for wellness and healing during his many years in the public eye as a recognized authority in the science of nutrition. The Bergs, together with his wife, Karen, give freely to the public nationally and worldwide through diets and fitness teaching.


Dr. Eric Berg, treated over 40,000 patients throughout his 30 years of chiropractic practice in Alexandria, Virginia. He also conducted internal and external seminars for government organizations such as the Library of Congress, the Federal Communications Commission, the National Institute of Science, and the FBI.

Dr. Berg conducted yearly Keto Health Summits, most recently in Washington, DC, between 2017 and 2019 (when the epidemic halted such major public events). Yearly attendance quickly swelled to 1,000 physicians, diet coaches, healthcare practitioners, and a slew of keto-dieters sharing extraordinary well-being stories and significant weight reduction. Several nationally renowned speakers and experts in keto diets and metabolic health were included at the events.

Dr. Berg's work has been featured in numerous major periodicals and many TV and radio shows, including Channel 9 CBS Nightly and Channel 8 News.

Dr Berg has taught his methodologies, tactics, and empirical discoveries to over 2,500 health professionals. He is a key figure in raising awareness of the role that ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting may play in boosting health and wellness.

Personal Hobbies and Interests

 Dr. Eric Berg loves for health pervades his life outside the Berg Institute, particularly in his hobbies and interests. "I am continuously seeking for fundamental causes why individuals acquire diseases—become it's a pastime," he says. His experience fighting the repercussions of overwork and overeating as "the meat and potatoes kid" fueled his devotion.

His new understanding of nutrition had finally rejuvenated his energy and ability to keep up with his wife Karen's hectic life and their three energetic children by the age of 32.

Eric's free time is becoming one of his most valuable yet scarce commodities. Playing his handcrafted guitar and working with Karen to create fresh, appealing health-infused kitchen products provide him with inspiration and leisure.
Dr. Eric Berg, lives on a beautiful farm where he is investigating the soil and researching cultivating nutrient-dense food and nutrient-dense animals. Karen agrees that everything in the kitchen came from the ground.