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A 20-year-old female asked:

is it true that orange juice and lemon juice are good for cold and sore throat? if yes, don't sour drinks cause irritation to the throat?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Food Myths: The only benefit is the cooling these drinks may offer the inflamed throat. There would be no other specific health benefits for a cold or sore throat.

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