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.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.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.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.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.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.precisionnutrition.com/what-to-eat-when-sick

Feed a cold and starve a fever, goes the old saying. But how ... Feeding the immune system. ... One small study did find that eating helps combat a cold virus.

https://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/13/health/13real.html

Feb 13, 2007 ... THE FACTS It's one of the most well-known medical bromides around: starve a cold, feed a fever. Or is it feed a cold, starve a fever? Either way ...

http://www.eatingwell.com/article/284353/does-feed-a-cold-starve-a-fever-really-work/

The thinking behind the old saying "feed a cold, starve a fever" goes like this: fasting causes a drop in body temperature, which helps to fight a high fever, while  ...

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/09/glucose-inflammation/498965/

Sep 8, 2016 ... Do you feed a fever and starve a cold? Or is it the opposite? I can never remember. I never cared to. I thought it was just something people said ...