With cabbage soup diet, one should lose in only one week up to 7 kilos. This diet has been around for decades and even today many magazines still claim that it is a good method to lose weight quickly.
That’s why we take a closer look at the cabbage soup in this article. We look at how it works, how the cabbage soup is prepared and what else you can eat on this diet. You will also learn how this diet is to be judged from a nutritional point of view and whether it is really as recommendable as is always claimed.
What’s the cabbage soup plan?
This diet plan, also known as the Magic Soup diet, is a crash diet designed to lose weight quickly. It probably originated in the USA, but this is not exactly proven. According to the various instructions, it should always be carried out for exactly 7 days. As the name suggests, cabbage soup is the main food. There is however not the one coal soup diet. Different variants of the diet circulate on the Internet and in books. Also, the recipe for the soup can vary.
Generally, the different variants are however in one point the same: Cabbage soup may be eaten as much as desired. The concept of this diet is based on satisfying your hunger with cabbage soup. This soup should also stimulate the burning of fat through special substances in the cabbage. Some advocates of the cabbage soup even claim that the more cabbage soup you eat, the more you lose weight.
The cabbage soup plan is recommended by the inventors for overweight and normal-weight people who want to lose fat quickly. In addition to cabbage soup, most plans recommend a few other selected foods. Sport or exercise is usually not mentioned in the plans.
How to prepare cabbage soup
There are several ways of preparing cabbage soup. For example, other vegetables and spices are used. Logically, cabbage should always be there. You can check the following recipe article to check the Recipe for a large pot of cabbage soup.
Recipe for a large pot of cabbage soup
There are several ways of preparing cabbage soup. For example, other vegetables and spices are used. Logically, cabbage should always be there
Ingredients for cabbage soup Recipe!
- 5 large tomatoes
- 4 liters of vegetable or water stock
- salt, pepper
- 1 large head white cabbage / white cabbage
- 4 celery sticks
- 1 leek stick
- 3 green peppers
- 3 onions
- 4 carrots
Other optional spices include caraway (good for digestion), curry, chili, turmeric and herbs such as parsley or chives.
Preparation for cabbage soup Recipe!
Wash the vegetables, peel the onions and cut everything into bite-sized pieces. Cut the cabbage into fine strips. Bring the water or vegetable stock to the boil and add the vegetables. Let the soup boil for a good 10 minutes. Depending on how firm you like the vegetables, let the soup simmer at medium heat. Flavor the soup with the selected spices. If you use a caraway, you should let it boil first. The soup can be precooked for several days. It should always be kept in the refrigerator.