Eat well to recover from a cold; don't eat to recover from a fever.
This proverb was in popular use as early as 1574, as it included in J. Withals' Short Dictionary published in that year.
In 1865 Mark Twain wrote in The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County "It was policy to 'feed a cold and starve a fever".
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