Cultures across the world believe chicken soup to be good for health, but is there any scientific basis to this belief? Photo: Getty ImagesCultures across the world believe chicken soup to be good for health, but is there any scientific basis to this belief? Photo: Getty Images
Cultures across the world believe chicken soup to be good for health, but is there any scientific basis to this belief? Photo: Getty Images

Does chicken soup really help when you are sick? And is organically-farmed or free-range meat any better for you than supermarket-bought birds?

Cultures from Asia to the Americas believe chicken soup to have health-giving benefits, but is there any nutritional basis to this old wives’ tale?

Topic |   Disease
Cultures across the world believe chicken soup to be good for health, but is there any scientific basis to this belief? Photo: Getty ImagesCultures across the world believe chicken soup to be good for health, but is there any scientific basis to this belief? Photo: Getty Images
Cultures across the world believe chicken soup to be good for health, but is there any scientific basis to this belief? Photo: Getty Images
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