1. Chicken Soup
It turns out that chicken soup got its rep as natural medicine for a reason. A number of studies have found that it really does help ease your cold symptoms and speed recovery. Chicken contains an amino acid which helps to thin mucous and it’s got tons of electrolytes to keep you hydrated. Any hot clear broth will clear your nasal passages. Stay away from creamy soups because dairy can make you produce more mucous.

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