Jae Berman

Jae Berman is a columnist for the Washington Post. She is a registered dietitian, a personal trainer and owner of Jae Berman Nutrition.
Jae Berman is a columnist for the Washington Post. She is a registered dietitian, a personal trainer and owner of Jae Berman Nutrition.

Latest from Jae Berman

How to breathe properly during heavy exercise (you’re probably doing it all wrong)

Breathing through the nose has advantages over mouth breathing: it allows more oxygen to be released and filters allergens. It also helps with relaxation, lowers stress and speeds up recovery from exercise.

7 Feb 2019 - 8:40PM

Breathing through the nose has advantages over mouth breathing: it allows more oxygen to be released and filters allergens. It also helps with relaxation, lowers stress and speeds up recovery from exercise.

How to breathe properly during heavy exercise (you’re probably doing it all wrong)
How to make your New Year’s resolution stick: treat it as an aspiration, not a hard target

Most people take on impossible challenges for the new year and fail miserably after a short time. The ‘four stages of competency’ method teaches us to take our resolutions through four phases.

31 Dec 2018 - 7:40PM

Most people take on impossible challenges for the new year and fail miserably after a short time. The ‘four stages of competency’ method teaches us to take our resolutions through four phases.

How to make your New Year’s resolution stick: treat it as an aspiration, not a hard target
Five things you can do to live longer – and how to make them work

A long-term study on more than 100,000 people has shown that following five low-risk lifestyle steps will help women live an average of 14 years longer and men an extra 12 years.

26 Aug 2018 - 6:36PM

A long-term study on more than 100,000 people has shown that following five low-risk lifestyle steps will help women live an average of 14 years longer and men an extra 12 years.

Five things you can do to live longer – and how to make them work
Does weight loss make you more hungry? How to curb food cravings 

You’ve done the exercise, cut the portions, and lost weight, but why are you still starving? A dietitian explains how you can better manage your ongoing struggle with hunger with these helpful tips 

5 Apr 2018 - 6:55PM

You’ve done the exercise, cut the portions, and lost weight, but why are you still starving? A dietitian explains how you can better manage your ongoing struggle with hunger with these helpful tips 

Does weight loss make you more hungry? How to curb food cravings 
Ten-minute workouts for busy Hongkongers that can be done anywhere, no equipment needed

Fewer than half of Hongkongers get enough exercise. Many blame this on their hectic lives and not being able to visit the gym, but as these mini workouts show, a few minutes a day can make all the difference

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Fewer than half of Hongkongers get enough exercise. Many blame this on their hectic lives and not being able to visit the gym, but as these mini workouts show, a few minutes a day can make all the difference

Ten-minute workouts for busy Hongkongers that can be done anywhere, no equipment needed
Ten tips to improve your health, mental well-being and fitness through exercise

Today’s sedentary lifestyle has a negative effect on our state of mind and our cardiovascular health, but many people are exercise-averse. Start simply by standing up properly, then walk mindfully and follow these 10 steps to success

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Today’s sedentary lifestyle has a negative effect on our state of mind and our cardiovascular health, but many people are exercise-averse. Start simply by standing up properly, then walk mindfully and follow these 10 steps to success

Ten tips to improve your health, mental well-being and fitness through exercise
For lasting weight loss, embrace the stress of healthy eating and turn it to your advantage, says nutritionist

Four ways to approach the challenge of changing your lifestyle positively and make the stress of it work for you

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Four ways to approach the challenge of changing your lifestyle positively and make the stress of it work for you

For lasting weight loss, embrace the stress of healthy eating and turn it to your advantage, says nutritionist