Do you like soups? If you don’t, you will probably love this! In this article you’ll find more about the various reasons why soups are so good for you, how they help you to lose weight and, in the end, how you can use them to promote your weight loss.
Soups for Weight Loss
Soups are low in calorie, carbs, sodium, and fat. They have fewer calories than most drinks because they mostly contain vegetables. They can have as few as 300 calories when you use a variety of them, and best of all they are high in fiber and water. This makes them filling and very nutritious.
Use soups to help you lose weight. The water and fiber contained in soups will help you to feel full, and the vegetables will provide valuable nutrition and also help you to lose weight. You’ll be encouraged to stick to your diet when you eat soup. It’s hard to overeat when you fill your belly with hearty soup.
Here are several soups you can easily prepare:
* Bean and Lentil Soup* persistence, or soup made with vegetables* minestrone or vegetable rice* vegetarian casserole* Vinaigrette*oma Pizza* beef/pork stock* beef/egg (cheese) stock
With a few minor substitutions, you can enjoy good tasting, nutritious and easily portable soup that can help you lose weight.
Bean and Lentil Soup
Do you like beans? Everyone does. They are high in protein, low in fat and carbs (5 grams per 2 tablespoons), and they’re inexpensive to buy and easy to cook. Preparing a bean and lentil soup is simple:
* wash 2 cans of fished beans ( traditions George Foreman Required) with 2 cups of water; add 2 tablespoons of parsley; cook on low heat for 1 hour* add 3 tablespoons of tomato; cook on medium heat for 30 minutes. Serve with 3 tablespoons of vegetable, unsweetened yogurt.
The soup is very filling and makes a great addition to a meal or for a healthy snack. Make sure to add some protein to your diet because you also want it to be filling and providing some of the beautiful nutrients your body needs on a daily basis.
Pulpkinso concentrated soup with a little bit of chicken or vegetable: (fat-free)1/4 cup onions, chopped1 1/4 cups chopped tomato (1 medium one)1 1/4 cups chopped cucumbers (1 medium one)3 tablespoons of vegetable, unsweetened1 teaspoon of celery salt, pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
The soup is filling and cold in the winter. It’s readily available and very easy to prepare. This instant soup is inexpensive, tasty, and versatile and a great wintertime soup for whenever you have cold weather!
Lentil and Potato Soup: (fat-free)1 15 oz. can whole peeled and diced lentils (white and yellow lentils are recommended since they are lower in sodium than spinach and red beans)1 16 oz. can chicken or vegetable broth (wild is best)1 1/2 cups chopped dry beans, or 2 cups of cooked beans and 1 cup of water or skimmed milk1 1/2 tablespoons of Worces extra (for bulking)1 tablespoon of brown sugar or honey1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
The ingredients are fairly simple, but pay attention to the portions of lentils and potatoes, as you cook them. The more you cook them, the more fiber you’ll eat and the less fat they’ll contain.
These soups are filling and most of them are inexpensive. You can prepare them in many ways, and each time you prepare a lentil and potato soup, add some pounds to your waistline.
This temporary taste satisfaction will help you to lose weight before your next meal, so that you’ll get rid of the cravings for everything sweet, like cakes, ice cream, and chocolates.
A thin crust pizza with lots of vegetables is another economy food you can eat that supplies you with good nutrition and fiber. If you combine this diet with exercise, this can be a great way to lose weight.