When you have a cold or flu, it is best to keep hydrated and drink at least eight glasses of fluid a day. A great way to keep hydrated, help relieve the symptomscongested nose and sore throat is to eat chicken soup.
Researchers believe that substances in chicken soup can help reduce the inflammation associated with a cold or flu.
If you would like to test the effects of chicken soup on your cold or flu you may want to try
Grandma’s Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe –
2 ½ cups wide egg noodles
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
12 cups chicken broth
1 ½ tablespoons salt
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup cornstarch
¼ cup water
3 cups diced, cooked chicken meat
- Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add egg noodles and oil, boil for 8 minutes, or until tender. Drain and rinse under cool running water.
- In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine broth, salt, and poultry seasoning. Bring to a boil. Stir in celery and onion. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
- In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water together until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Gradually add to soup, stirring constantly. Stir in noodles and chicken, and heat through.
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