Got a Cold? Make Some Soup.

It’s warm, it’s cozy, it’s the ultimate comfort food. And in a very real sense it’s good medicine. Now that the cold season is upon us, I’d like to share some ideas on the healing powers of soup. Don’t worry, this won’t be overly technical, but I do want to start with the fact that there is a large body of serious research into the healing properties of many of the things we commonly put in soups. So while you may think you’re just cooking something nice for supper, with the right ingredients you’re also fortifying your body’s immune system and maybe you can help fight off’ the worst of the colds.

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