Chicken Soup Anyone?
As a kid, getting sick was simple. You got to stay home from school and spend all day in your pajamas watching daytime television. Yeah, it wasn’t fun to be sick, but at least it was relaxing. Getting sick as an adult only adds to the stress we experience every day. You miss work, have to find someone else to pick up the kids, and fall behind on all those errands.
Since we’re nearing the peak of cold and flu season, this week we’re looking at how to stay healthy — or at least feel better if we do happen to get sick.
The Secrets To Never Getting Sick
Everyone has their own strategies for fighting back during cold and flu season. Some people rely on echinacea supplements; others swear by essential oils. And we all have that coworker who breaks out gallons of hand sanitizer the moment someone in the office coughs once. These strategies have varying degrees of success. Check out this article for some medically approved techniques for maintaining your good health.
Does Chicken Soup Really Help With A Cold?
If you aren’t able to dodge that cold this year, someone is sure to suggest you serve yourself a big bowl of chicken noodle soup. This cold and flu remedy has been passed down by grandmas since the time of the ancient Greeks, but does it really work? Check out this brief video from the Smithsonian that seeks to answer that very question. When it’s over, you might find yourself craving a warm bowl of chicken noodle goodness.
6 Cold & Flu Old Wives' Tales, Debunked
Are you still feeding your cold and starving your fever? How about covering your mouth when you cough? There are certain pieces of advice that get passed around every year, but just because you’ve heard something before doesn’t mean it works. It might be easier to survive cold and flu season if we stopped believing so many myths about getting sick.
Just For Fun: Ultimate Flu-Busting Chicken Soup
As we discussed above, your grandma was on to something when she offered you that bowl of chicken soup whenever you felt sick. If you’ve come down with a cold, have a friend who’s not feeling so hot, or just want some good soup, this recipe has everything you need.
How do you make a Kleenex dance?
You put a little boogie in it!
Here's to staying healthy this winter!