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Food & Mood: Scientific Understanding and Clinical Strategies for Eating Issues Related to Obesity

Deanna Minich, PhD combines physiology and psychology to discuss overeating


Over 75% of overeating can be attributed to emotional factors. Lifestyle habits can translate into an obese phenotype, but understanding the psychological underpinnings of food choices and obesity is crucial to effective obesity management. Deanna Minich, PhD, CNS, FACN, IFMCP is a Functional Medicine-trained clinician and researcher with a unique approach that combines physiology and psychology. In this talk titled “Scientific Understanding and Clinical Strategies for Eating Issues Related to Obesity,” Dr. Minich explores the role of mood in food choices and provides clinical modalities to help produce healthy eating behaviors and lifestyles.

This presentation took place on December 13, 2017 at the A4M 2017 preconference workshop “Obesity Management” in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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