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Your Mother was Right! Health Tips From Mom


Do you ever wonder if some of the health advice your mom gave you growing up was actually correct? ...we credit those moms who really do know a thing or two about child health.

1. Give your child chicken soup when she is sick.

There is merit to chicken soup. Children need to drink extra fluids when they are sick. Fevers, coughs, diarrhea, vomiting, and infections all can contribute to dehydration. Chicken soup is a great tasting fluid, has electrolytes (salt), and the vegetables that you cook in it leak all of their vitamins into the soup. Basically this is homemade “smart water” heated up. An added bonus: the chicken gives kids protein they need to…

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