28. Integrative Approaches to Breast Cancer with Dr. Lise Alschuler
Dr. Alschuler, ND and a Fellow by the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO) is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Arizona where she is the Assistant Director of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Alschuler completed her naturopathic medical training at Bastyr University where she completed her residency in general naturopathic medicine. She received her BS from Brown University. She practices naturopathic oncology out of Naturopathic Specialists, LLC. She is co-author of Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its 3rd edition, and Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer.
Key Takeaways To Tune In For
- [01:15] What is integrative oncology
- [04:30] Integrative approach to breast cancer prevention
- [06:03] Bioflavonoids ability to interrupt cancer-causing pathways
- [07:00] Why fiber is one of the most impactful influences in lowering breast cancer
- [08:00] How eating process food increases breast cancer risks
- [10:45] Will a vegan diet help lower the risk of getting breast cancer
- [13:30] Why exercise is important for breast cancer prevention
- [15:00] The amount of exercise needed to reduce breast cancer risks
- [17:45] How exercise helps lower breast cancer risks even with a genetic predisposition
- [19:17] Stress is linked to breast cancer risks
- [24:00] Poor quality sleep increases the risk of breast cancer
- [25:45] The role dietary supplements play in breast cancer
- [31:15] Dr. Alschuler’s parting words on her experience with breast cancer
Resources Talked About in This Episode
- Guest podcast – Five to Thrive Live
- Guest book – The Definitive Guide to Cancer, The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer
- Guest website – Dr. Lise Alschuler
- Guest social media – Dr. Alschuler’s Twitter
Visit our social media for more information
The shocking and untimely death of actor Chadwick Boseman from colon cancer at 43 years old has shone a spotlight on the importance of screening and treatment.
Coiled up in each of us is approximately 30 feet of intestines. This tube is technically outside of our bodies, and for us to be able to use the nutrients we eat our GI tract must be able to digest and absorb them.
“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are” is as true today as when it was first written in 1925.