Breast cancer has reached epidemic proportions. Once a relatively rare disease it w affects millions of women worldwide and the incidence is going up at an alarming rate. What can we do to protect ourselves? Christine Horner has the prescription - eat healthy food, add a good dose of specific supplements, get adequate rest and exercise and avoid those things that have negative effects on our bodies. Using the metaphor of the Warrior Goddess, this book explains something that Ayurveda, an ancient system of healing, describes as our 'inner healing intelligence'. It explores the various foods supplements and health promoting strategies that can enable women to successfully fight breast cancer and claim the healthy body that should be theirs.Dr. Horner tells us what to avoid, and what to embrace, what will poison the Warrior Goddess and what will feed her and what she needs to thrive. Waking the Warrior Goddess sums up Dr. Horner's programme for reclaiming health and defeating breast cancer. Each step is presented as a new custom to implement into one's daily life. The programme focuses on those nutrients and activities that bring health vitality and longevity to women. An extensive resource section lists contacts for obtaining various nutrients and toxin free products that can keep our Warrior Goddess strong and healthy.