If you struggle with your eating pattern or want to flatten your belly before a particular occasion, boost your metabolism or shed away unwanted pounds, the most effective and least expensive diet plan is a 3-day soup detox!
Many people are skeptical about any detox or cleansing programs. Juices and smoothies are not considered as an actual meal and don’t help to reduce food craving.
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Three days of eating whole foods based soups seem to be manageable for almost anyone. You can quickly change eating habits and kickstart weight loss process with a healthy and comfortable alternative.
Benefits of Flat Belly Soup Diet Plan
Soups primarily based on vegetables and have a super low glycemic index. It means they do not cause insulin and blood sugar to spike after eating.
At the same time, active micronutrients and healthy fats increase your energy and boost metabolism. If you eat soup for dinner, it reduces fatigue, comforts and improves sleep.
Soups are packed with fiber, which makes you feel full longer, meaning fewer cravings. Also, fiber gently removes toxins from your system and improves bowel function and digestion.
Soup is a great way to deliver nutrients to your body since your body doesn’t need to break down the whole foods. Soups give a rest to your digestive system, reduce bloating, and promote healthy weight loss.
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Soups are rich in nutrients, delicious and really nourishing which makes it comfortable enough to stick with the soup diet plan.
Studies have shown that eating vegetable- or broth-based soups decrease the number of calories consumed during the day by 1000 calories. Because you actually eat your meal, you don’t have mood swings or fatigue.
If you are training or need more calories, you should add 300-400 calories to your meal plan. Lean proteins and steamed vegetables are the best choices. It will also give the sensation of eating solid food, not only liquids.
3-Day Soup Detox Meal Plan
In order not to feel bloated and overloaded with water, drink water as much as you want. Liquids from the soup will also hydrate you. Choose detox drinks to reduce water weight and further water retention in your body.
You can eat one serving of soup for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You can alternate or have the same soups for your meals. Make sure you include one of the high-protein soups to your daily plan.
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To help you burn fat fast and decrease gastrointestinal problems choose our favorite Classic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup. It is low-carb Keto diet friendly.
This soup recipe is super-simple, and traditional Italian Papa Pomodoro inspires it.
Classic Creamy Tomato Basil Soup
Two cups low-sodium vegetable-based broth
One pound fresh plum tomatoes
Two tbs extra-virgin olive oil
One medium-size diced carrot
One diced leek
One diced stalk celery
1/2 bunch of chopped fresh basil
Depending on your taste, you can add
One minced garlic clove
Smoked tomatoes or paprika
A mix of peppers (black, cayenne, etc.)
You can use sweet yellow onion or shallot instead of leek. It gives a fantastic flavor when mixed with garlic and roasted red pepper.
Step 1. Preheat oven to 400°F / 200°C.
Cut tomatoes in half, drizzle with one tbs of olive oil, and place on a roasting tray. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper. Roast tomatoes 30 minutes until they are soft.
Step 2. In the meantime, in a small pan on medium heat, sauté diced leek, carrot and celery in the one tbs of olive oil for 10 minutes. Add garlic and turn off the heat and sauté 5 minutes more.
Step 3. Remove tomatoes from the oven and peel off. If you prefer, you can remove seeds by pushing tomatoes through a sieve.
Step 4. Blend all ingredients into the tomato purée mixture. Add boiled broth to get the desired texture.
You can eat Tomato Basil Soup cold or hot depending on the season and your personal preferences. If you don’t have fresh tomatoes, you can substitute with a good quality canned tomatoes and still end up with a light, satisfying, and healthy meal.
Calories: 110 calories
Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 3g
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