When you have a fever, the name of the game is Hydration! Yes that is right! Hydration and nutrients. Here is a small list of foods and drinks to help you get through a fever!
Chicken Broth will not only keep you hydrated, but it will also help alleviate sore throat. Made with vegetables it will also contain a good amount of vitamins and minerals. On top of that, the steam will help with blocked noses. Who has never heard of the good old Granma Chicken Broth for the cold?
Or any of the Citrus fruits for that matter, which contain flavonoids that boost immune cells. They are packed with vitamin C which is an antioxidant that helps with the immune system. Lets not forget the juice which helps with the much needed hydration. If you have an upset stomach, skip this one.
Yogurt contains Probiotics, which reduce the body inflammatory response. They will also help with intestine problems you may have. For even better results there are some Yogurts available with live Probiotic cultures.
Protein will give your system energy to fight that infection! Made with low-fat milk or yogurt and a good protein supplement it will not only fuel your body, but also Hydrate it! Yes… Hydration!
This fruit is almost 100% water! And what is better for Hydration that water? It is also low fat and is like 15% Vitamin C and some minerals. A juicy watermelon will keep you hydrated and will be easy to digest if you have a sore stomach.
Egg Whites are pure protein. They are are bland and soft enough that will be easily tolerated by your stomach. Remember to drink lots of fluids with your Eggs as they will not help much with your Hydration!