https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/cold-guide/starve-cold-feed-fever

May 13, 2019 ... If you're not quite sure how this saying goes, you can relax: Starving is never the correct answer. When you eat a good-for-you, well-balanced ...

https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/ss/slideshow-foods-cold

What you eat and drink when you have a cold can affect how you feel and how long you're sick. Find out from WebMD which foods can help and hurt.

https://www.statnews.com/2016/09/08/feed-cold-starve-fever-science/

Sep 8, 2016 ... "Feed a cold, starve a fever” doesn't always hold true, a new study finds. A better version would be "feed a virus, starve a bacterium."

https://www.verywellhealth.com/feed-a-cold-and-starve-a-fever-770387

Nov 27, 2018 ... "Feeding a cold" is not going to make you better any faster and starving yourself when you have a fever is not a good idea either. Truly starving ...

https://www.health.com/cold-flu-sinus/feed-a-cold-starve-a-fever

Feb 19, 2019 ... "Feed a cold, starve a fever.” The classic saying suggests that a cold can be squashed with adequate food intake, while a fever will burn off ...

https://www.everydayhealth.com/cold-and-flu/colds-and-fevers.aspx

Mar 7, 2013 ... Learn about why you should or should not feed a cold and starve a fever. Though we still use the phrase, experts say it's not the greatest ...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-feed-a-cold/

Jan 3, 2014 ... Maxims typically date back many years, but “feed a cold, starve a fever” may beat them all. This saying has been traced to a 1574 dictionary by ...

https://www.bonappetit.com/story/starve-a-fever-and-feed-a-cold

Mar 7, 2018 ... Feed a cold, starve a fever. This refrain is something I think about a lot, mostly when I am sick and looking to justify my choices. As in: I do ...

https://www.mcall.com/entertainment/mc-ent-what-to-eat-when-you-are-sick-20180104-story.html

Jan 4, 2018 ... There's a lot of misinformation out there on what you should eat and drink when you're sick. An expert from Lehigh Valley Health Network ...

https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-should-you-feed-a-cold/

“Feed a cold, starve a fever" likely reflected the belief that eating would help your body generate heat and thus raise your body temperature to fight your cold.