February 20-22, 2025  •  Hilton Midtown  •  New York, NY

Stress, Sleep, & Sex—Clinical Influences on Health

Sponsored Lunch & Learn Presentation

Stress, Sleep, & Sex—Clinical Influences on Health

Thursday, February 15
12:00pm – 1:15pm

Up to 60% of all chronic diseases develop and often progress as a result of unresolved stress levels and lack of deep and resilient sleep. While several health conditions are affected, the most underappreciated impact has recently been identified on reproductive health. Due to their interconnectivity, these underlying systems can be clinically managed with specific nutritional support and comprise a critical core approach to patient care. Clinical nutrition therapeutic approaches have been shown to have significant impact on outcomes, and leveraging cotherapies can help facilitate the time-course of care.

Learning Objective #1: Describe the interconnectivity and impact that stress and sleep have on major health issues and patient segments

Learning Objective #2: Describe how the continuum of stressors (anxiousness, mood) can be rebalanced and how deep sleep helps facilitate and accelerate recovery and reduce underlying inflammation

Learning Objective #3: Review clinical protocols and case studies describing the biggest impact on targeted patient groups, chronic health conditions, and choice options of clinical nutrition for each therapeutic regimen


John P. Troup, Ph.D.

John P. Troup, Ph.D., serves as Chief Science & Education Officer for Vital Nutrients. As a leading industry expert with more than 25 years of successful category and clinical nutrition experience, Dr. Troup provides key insights on the innovation, selection and use of Vital Nutrients products and advances educational insights to help practitioners and consumers select products to support healthy lifestyles.

Prior to joining Vital Nutrients, Dr. Troup served as a member of the senior management team at several Fortune 50 consumer nutrition health businesses including Pfizer, Novartis, Nestle/Wyeth and Unilever. He also led teams at several dietary supplement companies including Metagenics and Standard Process.

Throughout his career, Dr. Troup has led educational and clinical research initiatives that advanced the important role of nutrition in healthcare and dietary supplements. He has also been active in advancing and growing the dietary supplement industry and has been a consulting expert preparing new legislation and regulations for modernization of DSHEA.

Dr. Troup is a married father of two grown daughters. Outside of the workplace he enjoys travel, cooking, and fitness activities.

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