Author - Christine Horner MD FACS

Christine Horner, MD is a board certified and nationally recognized surgeon, author, professional speaker and a relentless champion for women's health. She spearheaded legislation in the 1990s that made it mandatory that insurance companies pay for breast reconstruction following mastectomy. She is the author of the new book, Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr Christine Horner’s Program to Protect Against and Fight Breast Cancer. Dr. Horner worked in collaboration with Enzymatic Therapy to create “Protective Breast Formula” a combination of 7 different supplements that powerfully promote breast health. For more information go to www.drchristinehorner.com and www.protectivebreast.com

Breast Health Tip #13: Garlic

Eating just a clove or two of garlic a week can significantly lower your risk of breast cancer. An Iowa study of 34,388 postmenopausal women found that those who consumed garlic regularly had a noticeably lower incidence of breast cancer. Eating...

Breast Health Tip #12: Exercise

At least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise three to five times a week may lower your risk of breast cancer by as much as 30-50%. The right type of activity, at the proper time of the day, produces a cascade of powerful chemicals and hormones that...

Breast Health Tip #11: CoQ10

CoQ10, a powerful natural occurring antioxidant, lowers your risk of breast cancer, shrinks metastatic breast tumors, protects your organs from the damaging effects of chemotherapy, and may increase your chances of surviving breast cancer.

Breast Health Tip #10: Antioxidants

Taking supplemental antioxidants, like selenium, can lower your risk of breast cancer by as much as 50%. Fresh organic fruits and vegetables contain large amounts of diverse and powerful antioxidants. Not surprisingly, research shows that women that...

Breast Health Tip #7: Vitamin E

Consume foods high in vitamin E. Research shows women who regularly eat foods rich in vitamin E have a lower risk of breast cancer. These foods include avocados, almonds, sweet potatoes, leafy green vegetables, wheat germ, and salmon. Scientists...

Breast Health Tip #6: Vitamin D

Vitamin D protects against breast cancer in several different ways. Your body is able to manufacture vitamin D through a chemical process in your skin caused by sunlight. Just 15 minutes of sunlight on your skin daily creates all the vitamin D you...

Breast Health Tip #3: B Vitamins

Two types of B vitamins -- folic acid and B12 -- help to lower the risk of breast cancer principally by protecting your DNA from making mistakes that can lead to cancer. Folic acid (also known as folate), is a type of B vitamin that is involved in...

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