#109: Beating Breast Cancer with Dr. Kristi Funk

Dr. Kristi Funk is a renown surgeon and bestselling author of Breasts: The Owner's Manual. In this episode she gives a 4-pronged data-driven approach to beating and preventing breast cancer. This powerful and practical episode unpacks shockers on the sticky topics of genetics, soy, keto diets, insulin sensitivity, super-poopers, and more!

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Hello friends!

Do not skip this episode—it could be lifesaving! Today we’re talking about the scary “C” word (cancer), but we promise that by the end of the episode you’ll feel empowered and eager to protect yourself and your loved ones, starting today!

Enter: Dr. Kristi Funk, a board-certified breast cancer surgeon and physician, bestselling author, and international keynote speaker. She has helped thousands of women navigate breast issues, including well-known celebrities like Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow, and she is the go-to breast expert for Good Morning America.

Dr. Kristi Funk joins us to share the four-pronged evidence-driven approach to beating and preventing breast cancer. This powerful and practical episode raises some controversial health topics, bringing the heat with what the data actually says about how you and your loved ones can be cancer-free!

Dr. Funk gives us the hard news of the shocking statistics of breast cancer rates, challenging the current myth of how much family history contributes to breast cancer. BUT she brings immense hope by proving that breast cancer is largely preventable and telling us just what to do to prevent not only breast cancer, but all of the other major killers at the same time!

And guess what? Removing animal protein from your diet is a huge key and she explains the science and helps us understand exactly why.

Our conversation addresses all of the big questions that you have but don’t know how or where to ask, such as:

  • How do these lifestyle choices even make a difference?
  • What does estrogen have to do with all of this?
  • Where does insulin sensitivity and resistance come into play?
  • What's all this about free radicals and oxidative stress?
  • Is inflammation really a big deal?

This powerful and practical episode also raises controversial topics, bringing the heat with what the data actually says:

  • Is the Keto diet all it’s cracked up to be?
  • Does soy cause cancer (and manboobs)?
  • What is creating antibiotic-resistant superbugs?
  • How do I become a super pooper (and save my life)?

With breast cancer affecting the vast majority of us these days, in some way, you can’t afford to miss this episode!

And stay tuned to learn not only the top foods that will stop cancer in its tracks, but also how to perform your own breast exam, including the two imperative steps you are probably missing.

With love and green dreams,  

♡ Michelle & Toni


  • The shocking statistics of breast cancer rates & the role that family history does (or doesn’t!) play in breast cancer
  • The 4-pronged approach to beating (and preventing!) breast cancer
  • The best amount of alcohol to consume & how much exercise to aim for each week
  • What BMI will reduce your breast cancer risks
  • The clear and funny analogy to understand how lifestyle choices can impact your risk for cancer
  • The role of estrogen and growth factor in breast cancer (and how animal protein influences that)
  • The direct connection between insulin sensitivity & resistance and free radicals & oxidative stress
  • What inflammation does to your immune system
  • How to create an environment where cancer will kill itself
  • How to flip the narrative so “sacrifices” for your health become satisfying and fulfilling
  • The myriad of other physical and mental health conditions can be improved or completely reversed by these same lifestyle changes
  • The dangers of the Keto diet and how it may be killing you
  • How antibiotic use in the meat industry is leading to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant superbugs
  • The connection between livestock and starving children
  • The real deal with soy and what the science actually tells us (hint: it’s the opposite of what the narrative has been for decades!)
  • Three specific foods that magically fight breast cancer, and how
  • What a daily flaxseed muffin can do to cancer cells - you’ll have to hear it to believe it
  • A smoothie recipe that includes 13 of the top 18 anti-cancer foods
  • What breast cancer has to do with bowel movements, and how to become a “super pooper”
  • The expert’s way to give yourself breast exam, including two key steps you may be missing



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