Turns out it's not just an old wives' tale - chicken soup actually does have medicinal properties that help you recover faster from the common cold. Research conducted by the University Medical Centre in Nebraska found that chicken soup has anti-inflammatory properties which help decrease symptoms of an upper respiratory tract infection. Chicken soup acts as a mucolytic, meaning it can break up the congestion that occurs with a cold. Try out this souped-up version of an old favourite!
6 cups chicken broth
8 organic chicken thighs (bone-in) or 1 full chicken carcass