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A 23-year-old female asked:

most widespread advice for awful cold/flu is sleep & drink much water. why does eating nutritious, healthy food not help, and is never recommended?

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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
I agree with: Your 3rd recommendation- nutritious foods esp fruits and veggies can boost the immune system and ward off flu symptoms. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/cold-and-flu/flu-guide/coping-with-flu.
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Chicken soup,like they say in New York," it couldn't hurt"
Dec 31, 2013

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