Tell me what you eat and I will tell you that it hurts you. Not by chance, in traditional Chinese medicine doctor treats a patient, first with meal and then resorting to medicines. Soup is not just a tasty food. Daily consuming them for food, you can:

  • Eat soup and lose weight;
  • Strengthen immunity system;
  • Make cleaning of the body by eating soup.

Soups for health

Most soups are extremely useful advantage over other types of food is that all the nutrients contained in soups are quickly absorbed by the body. Soups are not only tasty, but also can help to get rid of excess weight, increase immunity, to deduce harmful substances from the body.

Mushroom Detox Soup

Mushroom Detox Soup

That’s why it is useful and even necessary to eat soup at least once a day. We want to offer you some good and tasty recipes of detox and healthy soups.

Soup for weight loss

Being overweight increases the risk of acquiring heart disease, diabetes and even cancer. But you can avoid this sad statistic if you eat a bowl of soup at least once a day.

Soup with a low content of salt satisfies your hunger for a long time, it improves digestion and it helps to eliminate toxins from the body and from the whole organism.

Medical researchers have shown that people, who eat soup only once a day, lose weight faster than those who ate the same amount of calories but without soup.

Soups can help you to lose weight faster than any other food. They are the source of practically all the useful nutrients needed by the organism. They contain little fat and carbohydrates, at the same time they contain much fiber, minerals and vitamins.

For a start, replace your lunch or dinner with the vegetable or fish soup. Change the composition of vegetables and varieties of fish comprising the soup, this will vary the taste of flavors and will balance the composition of nutrients.

To accelerate the metabolism is useful to add to the soup of fish and seafood, lemon juice. The soups without meat have everything to feel the full feeling of satiety for a long time.

  • Here is a recipe of the detox diet soup:

Put a few pieces of fish in cold water. Bring water on a small fire to boil, add the chopped onion and carrot. After about 10 minutes, add a little of tomato paste and 2-3 teaspoons of oatmeal. At the end of cooking, add a little pepper, herbs and 1-2 teaspoons of lemon juice.

This soup contains a lot of vitamins, antioxidants, which are useful to improve metabolism. Moreover, a bowl of soup for weight loss (300 g) contains about 250 calories.

Our immune system daily needs lots of different vitamins and minerals. Soups can provide us in them, and in the right quantities.

However, we must remember that cooking at high heat destroys vitamins.

  • The recipe for the soup to strengthen immune system:

Cook for 30 minutes over low heat. You need:

  • 1 zucchini,
  • 2 carrots,
  • 1 onion,
  • 1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon oregano (wild marjoram)
  • any mushrooms (dry should be pre-soaked)
  • some noodles (optional).

Courgettes (zucchini) strengthen the body’s resistance to infections. Ginger improves digestion and cleanses the body of toxins. Mushrooms contain useful elements, and other nutrients necessary for enhancing immunity. To create a strong defense system of the body, eat this soup two-three times a week. Additionally, the ingredients can be varied to taste. Also, to strengthen and maintain the immune system, it is useful to add to the immune-strengthening soup some greenery and garlic.

Detox soup

Green detox soup

Soup for the purification (detoxification)

Now let’s speak about soup’s abilities to clean the body. Soups help to cleanse the body of accumulated toxins. Of course, it is very important to choose the right products that in this soup will strengthen the liver, reduce inflammation, withdraw toxins, cleanse the body of toxins and provide essential minerals.

You need:

  • Brussels sprouts (or broccoli)
  • cabbage,
  • beets,
  • dill,
  • spinach,
  • turnips,
  • 2 onions.

Cook vegetables on low heat for half an hour. At the end of cooking, add useful spices:

  • a little fresh ginger,
  • anise,
  • coriander,
  • parsley,
  • saffron,
  • garlic,

You may take the amount and composition of vegetables and spices based on personal preferences. All the ingredients of soup are wiping cleaners of toxins accumulated in the liver and the digestive tract.

 

It is preferably to eat one portion of this soup per day for two weeks. Already finished soup can be stored in the refrigerator up to five-seven days. It should be noted each day of storage, gradually reduces the detoxification properties of the soup.

A few words about detox soup diet

Keeping a detox diet does not mean starving. An effective detox diet for seven days includes a lot of liquids: water, tea, fruit juices. You should eat fruits and vegetables, rice, porridges, fish, nuts and yoghurt. And every day you should eat a vegetable soup, at least once a day. In such a way  you can cleanse and relieve the body and get new forces.

I wish you good luck and good health!

Written by Elizabeth R. Wheeler