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Learn the facts about eating well when you have a cold to speed your recovery. ... If you're not quite sure how this saying goes, you can relax: Starving is never ...


Dec 29, 2015 ... Mom has a lot of advice when it comes to cold and flu. WebMD lets you know what she's right about.


Mar 7, 2013 ... Learn about why you should or should not feed a cold and starve a fever. Though we still use the phrase, experts say it's not the greatest ...


Jan 3, 2014 ... Maxims typically date back many years, but “feed a cold, starve a fever” may beat them all. This saying has been traced to a 1574 dictionary by ...


Sep 8, 2016 ... "Feed a cold, starve a fever” doesn't always hold true, a new study finds. A better version would be "feed a virus, starve a bacterium."


Mar 30, 2017 ... (CNN) "Feed a cold, starve a fever" is an age-old adage, though its origin -- and its practicality -- is unclear. The saying may have stemmed from ...


Feb 13, 2007 ... THE FACTS It's one of the most well-known medical bromides around: starve a cold, feed a fever. Or is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Either way ...


Feed a cold and starve a fever, goes the old saying. But how ... Remember the swine flu pandemic that pummelled North America in 2009? I do. Because I had it .


Sep 8, 2016 ... Researchers find that food intake can have a positive or negative impact on infections, depending on whether the infection is bacterial or viral.