It was bound to happen. Three weeks into the school year and I have a cold. I am doing everything to get better – drinking lots of clear fluids, resting as much as I can, taking immune-boosting supplements, washing my hands, and eating lots of nourishing chicken noodle soup. Chicken soup has been used for centuries to soothe symptoms associated with the cold and flu, most likely due to many nutrient- and antioxidant-dense ingredients it contains.
These ingredients often include polyphenol-packed onions, beta carotene-rich carrots, virus-fighting garlic, and, of course, chicken. Chicken is an excellent source of the compound carnosine. Continue reading “Dinner Tonight: Chicken Noodle Soup”Read More