What are the factors that affect breast health? How can we keep our breasts healthy and beautiful? Find out in this episode that’s dedicated to all the women out there who are struggling with breast cancer and other breast-related diseases.

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Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • The different factors that affect breast health
  • The DUTCH test and how it can help you
  • The 9 strategies for healthy, beautiful breasts

Key Takeaways:

  • It is known that 1 in 8 women will suffer from a serious breast health issue in their lifetime.
  • Many different factors impact breast health:
  • Genetic factors
  • Different environmental factors such as toxins and pathogens
  • Psychological and physiological stressors
  • Hormonal factors
  • Estrogen dominance can lead to a lot of issues with breast health and ovarian health.
  • We can reduce the risk of breast-related diseases by approximately 90% with the implementation of healthy everyday strategies.
  • Vitamin D can reduce the risk of breast cancer by up to 60%.
  • Research shows that women in tropical countries have less risk of breast cancer due to sufficient healthy vitamin D from sun exposure.
  • Massaging the tissues around your breasts are great for the lymph nodes around your breast.

Action Steps:

  • 9 things you can do to keep your breasts healthy:
  1. Get your vitamin D levels tested annually and supplement when you’re at the low end.
  2. Engage in movement such as 60 minutes of walking every day.
  3. Get enough good quality sleep, and strategize around optimizing your sleep.
  4. Support your body with healthy phytoestrogen foods.
  5. Make sure that you reduce your environmental exposure to chemicals and toxins.
  6. Optimize your diet and don’t underestimate the power of food.
  7. Reduce and manage your stress.
  8. Maintain a healthy body weight.
  9. Administer a self-breast massage.

Samantha said:

“We really want to implement lots of self-care and lots of time for rest and relaxation. This is how your body recoups, regenerates, and detoxifies.”

“If we can’t manage the lifestyle stuff, it doesn’t matter how many supplements we pop and we take because it’s the lifestyle stuff that’s adding fuel to the fire.”

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