311 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

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

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.

    Estrogen Dominance & Detox: What You Need to Know

    Estrogen Dominance & Detox: What You Need to Know

    Grab your DUTCH test and your headphones because this episode is a companion guide to understanding the estrogen section of your results. Learn the symptoms of estrogen dominance, how excessive estrogen can lead to diseases like PCOS and endometriosis, and why estrogen dominance is so common in this day and age. If you suspect you have estrogen dominance, you’ll learn about the supplement and food as medicine approaches we use in practice to help balance hormones. The biggest take-away from today? Never underestimate the importance of regular bowel movements.
    Timestamps(3:00) Symptoms of estrogen dominance and why it’s so common
    (16:32) How the liver, kidneys and GI tract work together for detoxification
    (23:46) Food as medicine approach to support detoxification
    (32:51) How things like genetics, plastics, and certain polyphenols can slow down detoxification
    (37:00) If you’re struggling with estrogen dominance even after looking at your diet and supplementation, you need to look at your gut
    (41:29) How constipation plays a huge role in estrogen clearance
    FOR OUR FULL LIST OF LINKS + RESOURCES, HEAD TO:
    https://www.thefunktionalnutritionist.com/podcast/312-estrogen-dominance-detox-need-to-know
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    • 42 min
    Supporting Hormones with Food & Nutrition | Ep 311

    Supporting Hormones with Food & Nutrition | Ep 311

    Food can be medicine, especially when it comes to balancing your hormones. In this episode, you'll learn how to make simple and effective shifts to your nutrition for hormonal health. We're talking about caffeine intake, seed cycling, detox, and minerals. While we love a good functional lab test here at Team FN, you really can (and should!) move the needle with your hormone health just by starting with the basics - food!
    Timestamps(8:32) Macronutrient recommendations for blood sugar regulation
    (18:18) How to shift your caffeine intake and intermittent fasting schedule to better support hormone balance
    (27:34) Different foods to support your hormones in each phase of your cycle
    (41:11) Seed cycling as a food as medicine approach
    (50:08) Ways to naturally support detoxification
    (58:55) Our #1 supplement recommendation
    FOR OUR FULL LIST OF LINKS + RESOURCES, HEAD TO:
    https://www.thefunktionalnutritionist.com/podcast/311-supporting-hormones-with-food-and-nutrition
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ways to Naturally Increase Progesterone | Ep 310

    Ways to Naturally Increase Progesterone | Ep 310

    Progesterone has always been an unsung hero in our eyes, but now it’s getting its time in the sun - which is a good thing! Progesterone is super important for mood regulation, brain clarity, and thyroid health. That being said, it’s a very common hormone imbalance and the conventional solution is to treat with synthetic Progestin. At Team FN, we start with a root cause approach. Today we’re going to talk about WHY low progesterone is so common, how to identify if you have it, and what you can do about it.
    Timestamps(2:50) The key role that your internal & external environments play in hormone balance
    (18:30) Important questions to ask yourself when starting to rebalance hormones
    (30:06) Signs & symptoms of low progesterone
    (32:39) Reasons why your progesterone might be low
    (35:28) Diet & nutrition considerations for low progesterone and overall hormone health
    (40:32) Can you increase progesterone levels with supplements?
    FOR OUR FULL LIST OF LINKS + RESOURCES, HEAD TO:
    https://www.thefunktionalnutritionist.com/podcast/310-ways-to-naturally-increase-progesterone
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    • 45 min
    IMPACT: A Non-Traditional Way to Build a Business | Ep 309

    IMPACT: A Non-Traditional Way to Build a Business | Ep 309

    After launching podcast episode 307: Starting a Business from Scratch, Erin received a lot of questions about how she’s grown her successful multi-seven figure business in a way that’s not only highly profitable, but also deeply fulfilling.
    This podcast is a live recording from the Manifest Your Wealth private group where Erin answers questions about her new program IMPACT. This program sheds light on how Erin grows a simple idea into a full blown program in a very non-traditional way - by using energy and a whole lot of self trust. 
    Big things coming soon! Manifest Your Wealth re-opens May 1st and IMPACT starts May 7th!
    Timestamps(6:36) Why health practitioners tend not to invest in themselves
    (15:43) Starting a business with an exit strategy versus heart-centered creation
    (19:19) Getting clear on your own energy and letting your business follow suit
    (27:30) How I go from divine download to curated program
    (29:40) Learning to trust your “internal yes” and your “internal no”
    (33:26) Using self-inquiry, meditation, and hypnosis to hone in on your soul mission, signature offering, and soulmate clients
    FOR OUR FULL LIST OF LINKS + RESOURCES, HEAD TO:
    https://www.thefunktionalnutritionist.com/podcast/309-impact-nontraditional-way-to-build-business
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    • 39 min
    Sleepy Girl Mocktail, Minerals & HTMA | Ep 308

    Sleepy Girl Mocktail, Minerals & HTMA | Ep 308

    Erin brings Rachel, the Lead Practitioner for Team FN and Lead Clinical Mentor of the Funk’tional Nutrition Academy, on this episode to discuss the popular TikTok and Instagram trend- The Sleepy Girl Mocktail. Surprisingly, not all trends are bad and this is one we can get behind! You’ll learn why magnesium is important, how common deficiencies are (and why!) and ways to increase your magnesium levels through supplementation and topicals. Rachel dives into the newest functional lab test we’ve introduced to our 1:1 Membership- the HTMA test, and shares how it can be an effective and affordable way to find lifestyle and nutrition recommendations for her patients. This is a great episode for both clients and practitioners alike!
    Interested to learn more about how to run HTMA tests in your own practice? Enrollment into the Funk’tional Nutrition Academy spring cohort is now open and spots are limited!
    Timestamps(3:11) What is a Sleepy Girl Mocktail?
    (9:27) What causes low magnesium, why it’s so common, and how to get magnesium through food sources
    (16:01) Different chelates of magnesium and the different impact and benefits they have
    (20:44) Topical options for magnesium
    (25:08) What is HTMA testing & why we’ve added it to our practice
    (33:03) How the HTMA test can be an affordable and effective option for lifestyle and nutrition recommendations
    FOR OUR FULL LIST OF LINKS + RESOURCES, HEAD TO:
    https://www.thefunktionalnutritionist.com/podcast/308-sleepy-girl-mocktail-minerals-htmas
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    • 44 min
    Starting a Business from Scratch | Ep 307

    Starting a Business from Scratch | Ep 307

    Erin answers the question, “If you had to start a business from scratch, what would be the first three things you would prioritize?” Erin covers the basic, more tangible topics, like starting an email list, networking with your existing community and getting confident speaking about what you offer. She also dives into more unpopular opinions, like getting started before you have everything perfect and avoiding niching down at the start. Although Erin mentioned three takeaways, you’ll get more than expected from this episode! 
    Enrollment for our spring cohort of the Funk’tional Nutrition Academy is now open & spaces are limited. Apply today!
    Timestamps
    (5:45) Start with in-person clients before going virtual and get clear on what you offer
    (18:47) Utilize the networks you already have to grow your business
    (23:55) How to structure collaborations in a way that’s mutually beneficial
    (31:17) Say yes to everything & avoid niching down at the beginning
    (38:09) Don’t wait until everything is perfect to get started
    (47:40) Surround yourself with people that hold you to your vision
    FOR OUR FULL LIST OF LINKS + RESOURCES, HEAD TO:
    https://www.thefunktionalnutritionist.com/podcast/307-starting-business-from-scratch
    Check out The Funk’tional Nutritionist: Website | Instagram 

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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7 Ratings

7 Ratings

bestisbest ,

Excellent well researched and actionable information

Engaging, actionable information that one can trust. Love this podcast and recommend to all my patients.

abp108 ,

Informative, Empowering, Supportive

This podcast has easily become a favorite listen. Intelligent and curious topics exploring science backed and energetic tools to empower the listener to tune in to their bodies on their healing journey. Or as a practitioner to inspire how I help others (and myself!) heal. She never a makes you feel wrong, just offers new ways. Thanks Erin and team x

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