Did your mom or grandma ever serve you chicken noodle soup when you were sick as a kid? Is it the first food you buy when you’re coming down with a cold? Well, mom and grandma weren’t too far off with this old-fashioned remedy. The powerful ingredients found in chicken noodle soup are not only beneficial for healing colds and ailments, they’re actually helpful in promoting longevity and a complete lifestyle of health.
These are just a few reasons that your mom and Chef Kimmy Tang also strongly believe in the power of fresh chicken broth:
1. Healing Remedy
Dr. Stephen Rennard, MD, a researcher at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, investigated the health benefits of chicken soup because of family beliefs. According to research Dr. Rennard performed on white blood cells, chicken soup can help reduce inflammation in nasal cells. The soup used by Dr. Rennard included chicken, carrots, onions, sweet potato and celery. (Read more: http://www.livestrong.com/article/402775-what-are-the-health-benefits-of-chicken-soup/#ixzz2MaqmZ8TJ)
2. Builds A Healthy Body
Chicken is also a great source of protein providing amino acids your body needs to build muscle, body tissue, skin and hair. Other studies conducted in October 2009 by Dr. Rennard showed that chicken soup could possibly reduce fat, especially in the abdomen. He found that consuming foods high in protein can help you lose weight faster than other traditional diets. He also found that the vegetable ingredients used in chicken soup, like carrots, onions and celery, are rich in vitamin A increasing the health of the retinol maintaining better eye health.
3. It Just Tastes Good!
The last, but not least important value of chicken noodle soup is that it’s savory taste just tastes good! Most children and adults find chicken noodle soup to be a comfort food that not only reminds them of their childhood, but also warms them inside with filling, healthy ingredients.
These three beneficial components of chicken noodle soup are just a few of the reasons that Chef Kimmy Tang uses fresh chicken and vegetables daily in her pho soup dishes at 9021Pho Restaurants. It’s her passion to not only have delectable dishes, but also wholesome cuisine that promotes health and wellness.
Stop by 9021Pho and pick up a bowl of health!