4 Fantastic Foods That Fight Cold and Flu

Garlic, chicken soup, honey and tea

Janice Tovey


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Chicken soup, garlic, tea, and honey are some delicious and nutritious foods that pack a punch of health benefits.

Feel better fast.

These everyday items are probably presently poised on your pantry shelf.

With a little preparation can be combined into a healthy bite that will have you feeling at the top of your game in no time.

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4 Foods that comfort and heal:

  • TEA is at the top of the list for its ease of use and magnificent healing properties. Tea acts as a natural decongestant, eases mucous, replenishes lost fluids, and soothes a sore throat. It is the antioxidants that work with your bodies immune system to guard and protect from the savages of free radicals. Herbal teas are especially effective.
  • GARLIC can reduce recovery time against cold and flu. This powerful bulb is quick to lose its medicinal properties, however. To maintain potency, leave garlic out for ten minutes before slicing or crushing or increase your quantity as desired.
  • CHICKEN SOUP can be traced back to Rome and Ancient China. A simmering cup of this favorite soup enjoyed by millions, for over thousands of years. There must be something to it. Comfort and joy in a bowl. Chicken soup is filled to the brim with antioxidants and nutrients. Chicken soup reduces gastrointestinal distress and helps us absorb vitamins from other sources. Chicken soup is delicious and nutritious and considered by many the number one comfort food.
  • HONEY has antimicrobial properties that help to get rid of bacterial infections. Some studies have found it to be more or as effective then some popular cough suppressants. A little honey in your tea will not only taste delicious but can speed up recovery. Organic honey is best.

With cold and flu season upon us, it is comforting to know that we can take control of our healing with delicious tea, comforting soup, hearty garlic, and soothing honey.

Janice Tovey 2023



Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.