Cold and flu season is here, so you’ll want to have plenty of chicken soup on hand. But does chicken soup really help when you’re sick?
Turns out, it can – chicken soup can help reduce inflammation, which can lead to a stuffy or runny nose.
It’s also packed with protein and nutrients that can help the body fight off infection.
Finally, the meaty taste (also known as ‘umami’ – can help improve appetite and digestion.
The practice of treating a sickness with chicken soup actually goes back thousands of years and many different cultures, including the Roman empire and ancient China.