Yoga Journal

Better Bowl

Warm up this cold season with nutrient-rich, immunity-boosting soup.

Good soup draws the chair to it, says a Ghanaian proverb. What's more, experts say it drives ills away. Sitting down to a steaming bowl of soup on a winter day is a custom as ancient as it is universal, and it may be your strongest culinary defense this cold and flu season.


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