15 Foods That Fight Colds

Chicken Noodle Soup

A bowl of chicken noodle soup

One fact that you can find comfort in is the effectiveness of food, including the long-time home remedy chicken soup. A well-known study done at the Nebraska Medical Center researched whether chicken soup works as a remedy to fight illness and help relieve symptoms. The study found that chicken soup contains a number of substances with healing effects—and the researchers concluded that chicken soup actually does work.