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Optimizing Health from the Inside Out: How Daily Stress Impacts Patients Struggling with Weight

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Presented by Phillip Snider, DO, MS, RD, FAAFP

During this complimentary webinar, Dr. Phillip Snider, DO, MS, RD, FAAFP, will discuss how stress, eating, and exercise affect your patients with obesity. He’ll identify ways that stress shapes the habits of your patients, and how it impacts the brain and body. Finally, Snider will review strategies to help you treat your patients struggling with weight effectively by assisting them to overcome their habits, heal their bodies, and prevent further harm.
Learning Objectives:
• List at least three ways stress changes brain activity and blood flow
• Describe the impact of flood intake on our brain chemistry
• Identify the effect of cortisol on body composition


Dr. Phillip Snider teaches family medicine and osteopathic principles at VCOM. He is a board-certified as a family medicine physician and also as a bariatric (weight loss) physician. Before going to medical school and doing his residency in Phoenix, AZ, he was a registered dietitian and personal trainer where he grew up in Greensboro, NC. For the past 30 years, Dr. Snider has been teaching patients how to avoid the perils of modern-day living and take charge of their own health.

ABOUT THE HOST: Hundreds of nationally recognized hospitals and physicians trust Robard’s medically-supervised programs and nutrition products to successfully treat patients with obesity. To learn more, visit us online at, email us at, or call (800) 222-9201.

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