In this episode I talk with Kirstin Nussgruber, a cancer nutrition expert, empathetic mentor, author and speaker. She is passionate about helping people get out of cancer overwhelm by teaching them how to reclaim their lives. A two-time cancer survivor herself she learned first hand the importance of an integrative and functional medicine approach to one’s health to facilitate true healing. Kirstin is the bestselling author of Confessions of a Cancer Conqueror – My 5 Step Process to Transform Your Relationship with Cancer where she offers a roadmap to begin healing from cancer, based on her professional as well as personal experiences.

Kirstin shares:

  1. The best way you can talk about breast cancer with others whether you are a patient or someone who wants to help a patient
  2. The three pillars to preventing and healing from breast cancer
  3. How purpose and intuition play a role in the healing process


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Tune in and listen to these take-aways you don’t want to miss: 

  • [2:46] Kirstin’s own breast cancer journey
  • [5:32] Why Kirstin opted for a treatment that surprised many
  • [10:44] How Kirstin’s breast cancer was a wake-up call for her on an emotional level
  • [14:18] The best way you can talk about breast cancer with a patient
  • [15:32] The best way you can talk about breast cancer with others as a patient
  • [20:14] What you need to look at to minimize your risk of breast cancer and also heal from it (hint: it’s more than just food)
  • [21:49] The second thing that Kirstin says absolutely has to be addressed to prevent and heal from breast cancer
  • [24:16] How forgiveness played a crucial part in helping Kirstin heal
  • [25:56] The third factor that plays a role in breast cancer
  • [31:11] What Kirstin wants to learn more about regarding breast cancer – there is surprisingly little research in this important area
  • [34:44] How Kirstin is learning to use her intuition better after misinterpreting it

Resources Mentioned:

  • Kirstin’s FREE smoothie guide for preventing and healing from breast cancer
  • Kirstin’s website for more information

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