Is Chicken Soup Healthy When You Feel Sick?

For good reason, chicken soup has long been a go-to remedy for illnesses. It's a simple way to get your

fill of vitamins, minerals, calories, and protein—nutrients your body might require in greater

amounts when you're healing from a sickness. Additionally high in fluids and electrolytes, chicken soup is

beneficial if you're at danger of dehydration from diarrhea, vomiting, fever, or sweating. Cysteine

is another amino acid found in chicken in chicken soup. Additionally high in collagen and other nutrients that may aid in healing,

homemade chicken soup produced from bone broth has not received enough scientific validation to support its potential benefits on immune system function.

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