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MGODDETTE SparkPoints: (816)
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2/25/12 10:33 A

I've had 4 different colds in 2 months! What's wrong with me!!

TURTLERASKIN Posts: 2,067
10/1/11 12:12 P

Vegetable broth, veggie soup, sugar-free Tang, eat oranges.... otherwise, I try to behave normally!

RUNNINGAL425 SparkPoints: (80,476)
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10/1/11 12:00 A

Brothy soups with lots of veggies
Gumbo

Yogurt with active cultures
Kefir
Other probiotics

COVLOLLY SparkPoints: (4,545)
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9/30/11 6:26 P

Chicken Soup, orange juice and herbal tea

POSEY440 SparkPoints: (236,816)
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9/30/11 6:17 P

chicken soup proven to help

SWEETDARLA SparkPoints: (2,378)
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9/30/11 4:32 P

Broth-based soup with lots of vegetables is at the top of my list. And minimize sugar as much as possible. It suppresses the immune system.

JLUNDE0 SparkPoints: (5,507)
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9/30/11 3:41 P

Hello… I've tried orange juice, oranges, vitamin c, multi-vitamins, and tea with honey. I am still sick with this cold. I've had these allergies for just about 1 week. Any suggestions would kindly be appreciated. Please write me on SparkPeople.com - username: jlunde0
Thank you very much!

MANDIETERRIER1 Posts: 13,744
8/27/11 1:30 P

I usually can't eat much when I am sick. So I will eat whatever will stay down regardless of calories.

LULIE-X Posts: 18
8/27/11 1:08 P

hot soup and lots of herbal tea :)

SCTK519 Posts: 2,085
8/27/11 12:58 P

You could EAT some oranges versus the OJ. I drink Tang because it has 100% vitamin C in each serving. I also eat tomato soup.

ATHENA1966 Posts: 2,518
8/27/11 12:27 P

I find lemon tea with honey tastes really good when I am ill (light on the honey).

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (216,765)
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8/27/11 7:47 A

the same things as when I don't, drink lots of water

BETZYRAMA Posts: 11
8/27/11 6:19 A

ha ha d'oh! I looked at the fruit bowl and there's a pile of mandarins. I don't really like eating them, but it'll totally cure my craving! Brilliant!!

CANRUNNER SparkPoints: (2,549)
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8/27/11 6:19 A

Homemade chicken soup!

-POOKIE- Posts: 11,848
8/27/11 5:44 A

Eat some oranges! They will be better than downing, as you rightly say, sugar packed juice, you will get the taste, some fibre and some fullness with less calories and sugar than juice.

BETZYRAMA Posts: 11
8/27/11 5:11 A

I have developed a bit of a head cold. My ears are blocked, my nose is runny, I'm tired, and I'm craving ORANGE JUICE more than anything. But OJ is filled with sugar, so I'm not going there.

So I'm sticking with my water and vitamin C tablets. emoticon

What do you lovely people eat and drink when you're sick?

Betz
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