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Begin your meal with a bowl of cold gazpacho or a broth-based soup, and your calorie intake for the whole meal will plunge by up to 20%, research suggests. Liquid fills you up, so you're less likely to overeat. And remember to sip the soup slowly as it takes the brain about 20 minutes to register fullness.
Woman's Day magazine, July 11 issue.
Soup is a blank canvas - capable of leaping across tables and cookbooks in a single bound to rescue you from hunger. To prevent myself from making gallons of cream-based soups, I tell myself that VEGETABLE Soup is a blank canvas. And in thinking about it, it truly is! Chicken soup is vegetable soup with chicken. Gazpacho is a vegetable soup served cold. The possibilities are endless and the combinations are oh-so delicious! 481
I try & always have Gazpacho or a broth-based, Multi-Vegetable Soup in the frig as a go-to snack when hunger pangs happen. It's important they be spicy & savory (low-salt, of course). There are lots of spices (like Mrs. Dash) that are delicious and salt-free.
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