Faithfully Fit ~ Hormone Harmony: Nutrition Solutions Part 3 Repeat


In this Class Video, Travis introduces Lesson 3 of the Faithfully Fit: Hormone Harmony, emphasizing the series' focus on understanding the intricate relationship between hormones and nutrition. Travis briefly recaps the content of the previous lessons, which laid the foundation for understanding how hormones significantly impact our health. Travis shares his personal journey, highlighting his impressive achievement of losing over 100 pounds and coming off all prescription medications, attributing his success to God’s grace. He expresses his hope to serve the attendees in reaching their highest potential in health, guided by spiritual principles. The class aims to further the discussion on hormonal balance, delving deeper into how it affects various aspects of physical health and well-being.


Hormonal Influence on Physical Traits and Behavior

  • Discussion on how hormones influence gender characteristics.
  • Testosterone and estrogen levels affect personality traits and inclinations.
  • Impact of hormones on physical activities preferences, like contact sports.

Hormones and Body Mass Index (BMI)

  • Relationship between hormones and BMI.
  • How hormonal imbalances can lead to weight gain and other health issues.

Nutrition and Hormonal Balance

  • Importance of a balanced diet in maintaining hormonal health.
  • Role of gut health in hormonal balance.
  • Effects of sugar and starch on hormones and gut health.

The Gut as a "Second Brain"

  • The gut’s influence on overall health and hormone regulation.
  • Importance of probiotics and prebiotics in maintaining gut health.
  • Impact of antibiotics on gut flora and hormone balance.

Dietary Recommendations

  • Emphasis on reducing sugar and starch intake.
  • Importance of consuming foods rich in prebiotics like artichokes, green bananas, and cruciferous vegetables.
  • Recommended foods for optimizing gut health: blueberries, beans, peas, miso soup, apple cider vinegar, and kombucha.

Hormones and Brain Health

  • Connection between hormones and mood, including brain fog and edginess.
  • Nutritional strategies to balance brain-related hormones.
  • Role of healthy fats in combating brain fog.

Leptin, Grin, and Appetite Control

  • Discussion on leptin and grin hormones and their role in appetite regulation.
  • The vicious cycle of increased BMI, hormonal resistance, and appetite control.
  • Strategies to recalibrate hormones for better appetite control.

As the session concludes, Travis reiterates the importance of applying the learned information to improve personal health. He emphasizes the need for self-compassion, suggesting that participants should not solely blame themselves for their health issues, as hormonal imbalances often play a significant role. Travis encourages attendees to take control of their health by being mindful of their diet and hormonal balance. He reminds them of the spiritual dimension of their journey towards better health, suggesting that their efforts are in alignment with God's vision for their lives.

Travis also mentions the upcoming lesson in the series, inviting participants to continue their learning journey in harmonious hormone management.

Travis Martin

Faithfully Fit Instructor

Back to blog

Become a Member of Faithfully Fit Club