Jae’s diverse background and extensive education in nutrition, exercise, and behavior provide her with the unique ability to implement simple strategies and useful tools to create powerful results. In addition to heading Jae Berman Nutrition, Jae serves as Head Coach for Habit, a personalized nutrition company. Jae’s past work experience includes Health Educator for the DIETFITS study at Stanford University, Sports Dietitian for University of San Francisco, Dietitian at The Battery and The Bay Club Company, and spokesperson and consultant for several companies.
Jae began her nutrition journey by examining biochemistry to understand nutrition, food and metabolism at its fundamental and scientific base. She wanted to learn the nuances and facts around fad diets, urban myths, agribusiness and other societal influences. Jae uses her expertise to motivate people to use nutrition to maximize their strength and reach their full potential. Her programs create a positive relationship between her clients and their food, and therefore a positive relationship with their bodies. Jae develops specific nutrition plans based on each of her client’s needs that provide strategies to help them achieve their nutrition and fitness goals.
Jae is a Certified Specialist Sports Dietitian, certified ACSM Health Fitness Specialist and has been a personal trainer, yoga teacher and Pilates instructor for ten years. Her specialties include nutrition for weight loss, behavior change, wellness, sports nutrition, cardiovascular nutrition, digestive disorders, eating disorders, and blood glucose control.
Jae earned a master’s degree in Applied Physiology and Nutrition from Columbia University and completed her dietetic internship at UCSF Medical Center.