84 episodes

Holistic Health | Real Food Nutrition | Functional Medicine | Mind-Body

Honest and eye-opening conversations with functional nutritionist Erin Holt. Erin shares insight into hot topic nutrition, plus interviews with thought leaders in the functional medicine and wellness world. Get informed and empowered with this funky spin on mainstream health information.

The Funk'tional Nutrition Podcast Erin Holt

    • Alternative Health

Holistic Health | Real Food Nutrition | Functional Medicine | Mind-Body

Honest and eye-opening conversations with functional nutritionist Erin Holt. Erin shares insight into hot topic nutrition, plus interviews with thought leaders in the functional medicine and wellness world. Get informed and empowered with this funky spin on mainstream health information.

    Episode 84: Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) with Meg Doll

    Episode 84: Healing Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA) with Meg Doll

    What is Hypothalamic Amenorrhea (HA)?
    How do you know if you have HA?
    Causes of HA
    Why it’s a problem if you’re not getting your period
    The link between restriction and menstruation
    The exact steps to recover from HA
    Under-fueling vs eating in abundance: a necessary mindset shift
    How many Calories you MUST eat to get your period back
    Exercise considerations for HA
    Why your lack of appetite might be a massive problem
    Why gaining weight wasn’t a big deal for Meg
    The mental outlook that changes it all

    Catch up with Meg on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/iammegdoll/

    Meg’s Podcast The Unbreakable You Podcast:
    https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-unbreakable-you-podcast/id1364716950

    Episode 50: Eating disorders & The power of sharing your story
    https://www.erinholthealth.com/funktional-nutrition-podcast/2019/2/28/episode-50-eating-disorders-amp-the-power-of-sharing-your-story-interview-with-meg-doll

    Find Erin on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/erinholthealth/

    • 53 min
    Episode 83: Cortisol, DHEA + Adrenal Testing, Part 2

    Episode 83: Cortisol, DHEA + Adrenal Testing, Part 2

    Positive effects of cortisol
    Cortisol and fat burn
    Disease states and conditions associated with dysregulated cortisol
    Catabolic + Anabolic activity of hormones
    DHEA as the resiliency hormone
    Functions of DHEA
    DHEA + female health
    How to test for adrenal health + cortisol
    Functional labs for hormones
    Salivary testing vs. urine testing
    Why you should test for free AND metabolized cortisol
    What to look for in your daily cortisol pattern
    Why your body might de-activate cortisol
    How chronically HIGH cortisol can become a LOW cortisol problem
    Causes of adrenal fatigue/HPA axis dysregulation


    DUTCH test results on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/p/B7QpYTonggP/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

    Your Hormone Revival
    https://www.erinholthealth.com/hormones

    Discount code for pod listeners: FUNKY

    Join Erin’s Instagram fam!
    https://www.instagram.com/erinholthealth/

    • 52 min
    Episode 82: Cortisol, DHEA + Adrenal Testing, Part 1

    Episode 82: Cortisol, DHEA + Adrenal Testing, Part 1

    How I use intuition to guide my business
    Where do you start with gut issues?
    Neuroendocrine + gut health
    Root cause resolution - where do you start?
    Signs of adrenal dysfunction
    Perfectionism + adrenal fatigue
    How the HPA Axis works
    Affects on thyroid
    Affects on immune system
    Cortisol Awakening Response
    Cortisol + inflammation
    Affect on hormonal imbalance, fertility, reproduction & sex hormones
    Issues with low progesterone
    Symptoms of Estrogen Dominance
    Stress + Leaky gut
    Nutrient deficiencies during stress
    Postpartum + stress
    PTSD associated with Chronic illness

    Your Hormone Revival
    https://www.erinholthealth.com/hormones

    Discount code for pod listeners: FUNKY

    Join Erin’s Instagram fam!
    https://www.instagram.com/erinholthealth/

    Yoga in Action:
    https://yogainaction.org/

    • 56 min
    Episode 81: Why you need to stop self-treating your gut

    Episode 81: Why you need to stop self-treating your gut

    The problem with Antibiotics
    The problem with “natural” Herbal antibiotics
    Grapefruit seed extract/Citrus seed extract
    Ins and outs of Oregano Oil
    Why the 5R Protocol needs a revamp
    What’s Leaky gut?
    Where to start for at-home treatment/
    Testing for leaky gut
    Testing for wheat & gluten sensitivity
    When it’s time to do functional labs
    My favorite functional labs for the gut
    What to ask your practitioner for

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10399191
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17867553
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12165191
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20030464

    Carb Compatibility Project:https://www.erinholthealth.com/carb-compatibility-project

    Hormone Program: https://www.erinholthealth.com/hormones

    Erin on Insta: https://www.instagram.com/erinholthealth/

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 80: Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

    Episode 80: Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

    Mic Check from Hattie
    Instagram Food & Fitness Wars
    Setting healthy holiday boundaries
    Prevention for airplane travel
    Cold & Flu Prevention: new tips
    All about glutathione
    Food sources of glutathione
    Eating well while traveling

    Carb Compatibility Project™:
    https://www.erinholthealth.com/carb-compatibility-project

    Find Erin on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/erinholthealth/

    • 1 hr
    Episode 79: When You’re Scared to Stop Dieting: A Convo with Wellness Lately

    Episode 79: When You’re Scared to Stop Dieting: A Convo with Wellness Lately

    Why dieting is NEVER the solution to your problems
    How a restrictive mindset can lead to over-eating
    What is a “normal eater”?
    Is it food fear or fear of gaining weight?
    Concrete ways to increase body confidence
    The “lie” of dieting
    Why they have a zero tolerance policy with before and after photos
    Criticizing the culture vs. personal attack
    Why Weight Watchers is problematic
    Is your hunger really the problem?
    Rebuilding trust with our bodies
    How “wellness” has become co-opted by the diet industry
    The fear of gaining weight
    Why weight gain feels like a failure (and why it’s a lie)
    Science behind why diets don’t work
    Weight set point theory

    Get more from Dana & Bridget:
    https://www.wellnesslately.com/
    https://www.wellnesslately.com/podcast/

    Erin on the 'gram:
    https://www.instagram.com/erinholthealth/

    • 1 hr 1 min

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