PODCAST: Life Hack Almanac looks at chicken soup

Can a home remedy like chicken soup fight off the cold virus?

January 3, 2016

We’ve all heard household and health tips from our moms, grandmothers and know-it-all friends. But what makes a tip a life hack or just quack? In this episode of the Life Hack Almanac we’ll explore whether a famous cold remedy – chicken soup – actually works or if it’s just all in your head.

Look for more episodes of Life Hack Almanac on the Scienceline Podcast in the future!

About the Author

Knvul Sheikh

Knvul Sheikh grew up surrounded by the beauty of the Himalayas and sustained by Pakistani cuisine. A fascination for the natural world and travel brought her to the University of California, San Diego for a B.S. in molecular biology. She spent a few years doing research there and then in Singapore before stumbling into freelancing for the Singapore Scientist. When not planning her next big trip, Knvul enjoys running and experimenting with green smoothies.


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