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Does yogurt prevent colds?

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Some studies have shown that eating a daily cup of low-fat yogurt can help reduce your susceptibility to colds. Researchers say the beneficial bacteria in yogurt may stimulate production of immune system substances that fight disease.

SOURCES:

Bruce, D. The Sinus Cure, Ballantine, 2007.

Mayo Clinic: "Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, What Can't Hurt."

eMedicineHealth: "Colds Treatment: Self-Care at Home."

FDA: "Colds and Flu: Time Only Sure Cure."

American Lung Association: "A Survival Guide for Preventing and Treating Influenza and the Common Cold."

Nutrients: “Dietary Natural Products for Prevention and Treatment of Liver Cancer.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

SOURCES:

Bruce, D. The Sinus Cure, Ballantine, 2007.

Mayo Clinic: "Cold Remedies: What Works, What Doesn't, What Can't Hurt."

eMedicineHealth: "Colds Treatment: Self-Care at Home."

FDA: "Colds and Flu: Time Only Sure Cure."

American Lung Association: "A Survival Guide for Preventing and Treating Influenza and the Common Cold."

Nutrients: “Dietary Natural Products for Prevention and Treatment of Liver Cancer.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 13, 2019

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