Episode 24 – Can Eating Plant Foods Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most diagnosed cancer. Approximately 13% of women will be diagnosed with female breast cancer at some point in their life. Is there such a thing as an anti-cancer diet and more specifically, can plant based eating reduce the risk of breast cancer? Find out with guest Easter Ho, ND, IFMCP. From breast cancer risk factors to current scientific research and specific food examples, Dr. Ho provides important prevention information that you don’t want to miss.
In this episode you’ll hear:
2:15 – How common is breast cancer today?
3:20 – Breast cancer risk factors
4:40 – Is there such a thing as an anti-cancer diet?
7:45 – Does plant based eating reduce the risk of breast cancer?
10:30 – Fiber
11:35 – Isoflavones and is organic recommended for soy products?
12:30 – Is organic produce recommended?
16:30 – Does the link between diet and breast cancer change depending on the type of breast cancer?
18:00 – Dr. Ho’s prevention suggestions
19:40 – Herbs and spices
20:30 – Specific food recommendations for breast cancer prevention
Guest Link: www.dreasterho.com
As referenced in this episode:
For more about algae: http://alternativefoodnetwork.com/plant-based-diet/episode-5-algae-the-food-of-the-future/
For more on the health benefits of spices: Episode 18 of “Doctors+”: http://alternativefoodnetwork.com/doctors-plus/
Sound Recording and Editing: Will Crann