Dr. Eric Berg Scientologist

Dr. Eric Berg Scientologist

CEO at Berg Institute of Health & Wellness

Dr. Eric Berg, DC, The Knowledge Doc, founded the Berg Institute of Health & Wellness in Seminole, Florida, in 1997. The Institute's mission is to educate the public about proper nutrition, the value of a healthy lifestyle, and the consequences of dietary deficiencies.

Dr. Berg helps people lose weight healthily by teaching them how to take charge of their health through the ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting.

Soon after graduating from chiropractic college in 1988, Dr. Berg began his scientific studies in nutrition. His motivation stemmed from a desire to learn more about the causes of his food-related health issues.

Dr. Eric Berg now teaches his students about a variety of health-related topics. He is an expert at breaking down complex health issues, identifying underlying causes, and developing nutritional recovery plans. Long-term intermittent fasting and the healthy keto diet he popularized are now widely recognized as essential for achieving peak health.

His Expertise Is Being Disseminated

Dr. Eric Berg decided to devote his time to practicing chiropractic and sharing his methods with other doctors after experiencing a dramatic improvement in his health due to his increased knowledge of nutrition science. He eventually became an associate professor at Howard University.

His 2006 book, The 7 Principles of Fat Burning, was revised in 2019 as The Healthy Keto Diet and is currently a #1 Amazon best seller due to the author's incorporation of the most recent scientific findings.

His YouTube channel has over 6,000 videos, 18 million subscribers, and 100 million monthly views, all of which he uses to spread his message about healthy eating and other health-related topics. Dr. Eric Berg,, also created a course that delves into the science behind Keto and intermittent fasting to help teach Keto Coaches worldwide.

Dr. Berg's work revolves around empowering individuals to manage their health.

Working Knowledge

Dr. Eric Berg has been the CEO of the Berg Institute of Health & Wellness in Seminole, Florida, since 1997. Before that, he worked in private practice as a chiropractor in San Diego, Shreveport, and Alexandria.

Historians Research

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

His extensive postgraduate education was supported by the National-Lincoln School of Postgraduate Education, the Southern California College of Chiropractic, the International Scoliosis Research Center, the Louisiana Union of Chiropractors' Office of Risk Management, and the LUCP's Office of Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries.

Professionalism and a Wide Range of Experience

Dr. Eric Berg is a board-certified chiropractor in three states due to his National Board of Chiropractic Examination (Parts I, II, and III), Certificate of Proficiency in Chiropractic X-ray, and certifications in microscopy, live-blood-cell analysis, and diagnostic interpretation of neuro-selective current perception threshold.

Motivations for Charity

Dr. Eric Berg has been a prominent figure in the field of nutrition science for many years. During that time, he has contributed much of his time, money, and influence to charitable causes that share his passion for promoting health and well-being. Berg and his wife, Karen, have done a lot of good for the public by disseminating information about healthy eating and exercise throughout the country and worldwide.


Dr. Eric Berg, treated over 40 thousand patients during his 30-year career as a chiropractor in Alexandria, Virginia. He has lectured for the Library of Congress, FCC, NIH, FBI, and others, conducting seminars in-house and for other government organizations.

Dr. Berg held yearly Keto Health Summits, the most recent in Washington, DC, between 2017 and 2019. (when the epidemic paused such major public events). In recent years, the number of doctors, dietitians, other medical professionals, and regular people who have lost a lot of weight on the ketogenic diet who visit has skyrocketed. Many well-known experts on ketogenic diets and metabolic wellness spoke at these events.

Dr. Eric Berg's work has been covered in various media outlets, including Channel 9's CBS Nightly News, Channel 8's News, and many others.

Dr. Eric Berg has taught over 2,500 medical professionals in his practices, procedures, and research. He has been an outspoken advocate for the health benefits of ketogenic diets and intermittent fasting.

Activities and Hobbies

Dr. Eric Berg's commitment to health permeates every aspect of his life, including leisure activities. "I am constantly seeking fundamental causes why people get ill; it has become a hobby of mine," he says. By working too hard and eating too much, he overcame the negative effects of being "the meat and potatoes kid," which sparked his passion.

He gained the nutritional knowledge that restored his energy and allowed him to keep up with his busy wife Karen and their three energetic children when he was 32.

Downtime is as valuable to Eric as gold. His hand-built guitar and his collaboration with Karen in the kitchen, where they regularly produce tasty dishes focusing on health, provide him with both creative energy and relaxation.

Dr. Eric Berg has recently relocated to a picturesque farm where he researches soil to develop methods for producing nutrient-dense food and livestock. Karen acknowledges that the ground is the source of everything in the kitchen.