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3 Healing Soups. The healing power of soup: something that both scientists and grandmothers can agree on. From helping you lose weight to warming you up from the inside out to boosting your immunity, soup is a winter staple that you shouldn’t be without. An ancient Chinese proverb states that a good doctor uses food first, then resorts to medicine. A healing soup can be your first step in maintaining your health and preventing illness. When you slowly simmer foods over low heat, you gently leach out the energetic and therapeutic properties of the foods, preserving the nutritional value of the food and making it easier for your body to assimilate the nutrients.

Here are soup suggestions that will keep you in tip-top shape all winter long. 1. Immune-Boosting Soup Your immune system needs a lot of minerals to function properly and the typical Western diet does not always hit the mark. 2. You always want to eat for the season, and warm soup provides what the body craves in cold weather. 3. The Science of Smiling - Maria Popova - Life.

Winter Health Tips.