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Feed A Cold But Starve A Fever: Health Myth?


According to some folks, you ought to feed a cold and starve a fever. Before you starve yourself or stuff your belly with food, find out if this adage has any truth to it!

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3:15PM PST on Nov 4, 2012

The true meaning of this saying is that IF you feed a cold you will end up having to starve a fever

11:45AM PST on Nov 4, 2012

noted

6:48AM PST on Nov 4, 2012

Boiled onions are a traditional cold cure. Personally I think it's mostly time that cures them.

6:18AM PST on Nov 4, 2012

thanks very true, as it has worked for me before.

1:57AM PDT on Nov 4, 2012

Thanks for a great article,

1:44AM PDT on Nov 4, 2012

ty

10:47PM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

Thank you :)

9:56PM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

all diverse comments and advise. thanks to all

9:49PM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

Lots of water, orange juice and rest work for me.

8:59PM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

Black elderberry syrup for a cold or flu- I swear by it!

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