Learn the facts about eating well when you have a cold to speed your recovery. ...
Do you starve a cold and feed a fever when you're feeling under the weather?
Ever wonder if your mother's cold and flu advice was on target? WebMD
separates myth from fact in 10 common cold tips.
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 ...
This saying probably came about because people who have a fever typically do not feel like eating anything, and those with a cold
(which usually does not come with a fever) will still have an appetite. The best thing to do when you have a fever or a cold
is to drink pl... More »
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 ...
The idea of feeding a cold and starving a fever most likely originated during the
Middle Ages when people believed that there were two kinds of illnesses.
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?
Dec 3, 2013 ... The popular proverb that we should eat when we have a cold, but not when we
have a fever makes some sense intuitively. Since fevers usually ...
Jan 27, 2015 ... Tale: Feed a cold, starve a fever. Truth: This is half right. When you're congested,
nutritious food will fortify your immune system. But when ...