Category: Health & Wellness

Posted 1 week ago

National Sourdough Bread Day

April 1st is not only April Fool’s Day and our first Survivor Day Breakfast since COVID, but also,…

Posted 1 month ago

Pineapple, Raspberry, and Beet Crisp

Enjoy this Pineapple, Raspberry Beet, Crisp it is a delightful vegan dessert with a bright color scheme and the nutritional profile of a healthy power bowl or smoothie. The fruits and veg offer a great addition to your daily intake of vitamins and antioxidants, while ground almonds, oats, and flax provide high quality fiber and heart-healthy omega-3s.

Posted 4 months ago

Happy New Year! 2023

Happy New Year! One New Year’s tradition that I have practiced for the last two years that brings…

Posted 7 months ago

Cool Cap for hair loss

One of the challenging side effects of some chemotherapies used to treat cancer is hair loss. Not all chemotherapy treatments cause an individual to lose their hair or have hair thinning.  This can be very emotional and distressful for a patient.

During conversations with your Oncologist prior to beginning treatment, they may mention cooling caps as an alternative to hair loss.  There are no guarantees that the products will work and cooling caps are not covered by your insurance.  Patients can seek out the caps and pay for them on their own for use at Ironwood.  We would like to take a moment to share some facts and research on the use and success of these products.

Posted 7 months ago

Your Guide to Protein

Every diet, whether having cancer, going through active treatment, living an active lifestyle, or living day-to-day requires protein…

Posted 9 months ago

Family fun month with cooking “therapy”

August is Family Fun Month which makes it the opportune time to enjoy family with extra fun and activities! So why not start a tradition and make some memories with cooking? When you cook together, it’s a chance to press pause, tune out distractions, and tune into each other with the added benefit of exploring new recipes, ingredients, flavors, all while producing a scrumptious end product of nourishment.

Posted 11 months ago

Summertime Mocktails

The summertime is quickly approaching. Summertime is often when we gather with friends and family for barbeques and…