Food Cures for the Common Cold

Just because remedies for the common cold are commonplace, doesn't mean they're effective. Here are 5 hard facts about common-cold care.
Don't let colds catch you.
'Tis the season — the season for runny noses, sneezing, coughing, and congestion. Colds are everywhere right now, but even if everyone in the office or classroom is sick, you and your family members don't have to surrender to the stuffy nose and sore throat. Though you can't actually "cure" a cold, you can improve the way you feel with some simple remedies — and you can do plenty to boost your immune system and ward off getting sick in the first place. Not all remedies are effective, though; here are my best 5 tips for what works and what doesn't.