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Favorite Frozen Treats

By Abby Henry Singh July 10, 2019Pearls of Wisdom Blog

During the hot days of summer, there’s nothing more refreshing than a frozen treat. In addition to being delicious and helping you cool off, frozen treats can also have added health benefits. Frozen items can help keep you hydrated and count toward your daily hydration goal.

Frozen items can also be useful for managing the side effects of cancer treatment. Try these tips.

  • Suck on ice chips, frozen grapes or berries, flavored ice or ice pops to help relieve dry mouth or to soothe a sore mouth or tongue.
  • Add a scoop of ice cream to your liquid nutrition supplements to add calories and protein if you’re struggling to eat enough calories to prevent unhealthy weight loss.
  • Frozen foods are less likely to trigger nausea, and do not give off a strong aroma so they are tolerable if your sense of smell is extra sensitive.

If you’re craving a frozen treat, make your own ice pops by freezing 100% fruit juice in an ice cube or ice pop tray. Freeze your liquid nutrition supplement in a cup so it tastes like ice cream. Freeze grapes or berries to add to water or juice instead of ice. Or, just enjoy frozen fruit on its own as a snack.

You can also check out these recipes for more inspiration.

Abby Henry Singh

Author Abby Henry Singh

Manger Content, Outreach, and Outcomes Abby Henry Singh is a native of Sevierville, Tennessee, and a graduate of Belmont University with a bachelor’s degree in English and history. She has been a member of PearlPoint Cancer Support for over 5 years. Previously, Singh was the Program and Outreach Manger for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter where she worked to raise disease awareness and support those diagnosed with the disease through educational programs. She is a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority and the Belmont English alumni book club.

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