By Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., Associate Nutrition Editor at EatingWell Magazine
If you're trying to lose weight, chances are you're spending more time thinking about every food choice you make. And it turns out that, beyond the calories in-calories out equation, the foods you choose can make a difference. Take lunch. When it comes to losing weight, which is the better lunch choice: soup or a sandwich?
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As the associate nutrition editor of EatingWell Magazine I often field questions like this. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule-a creamy clam chowder will pack in more calories than a small turkey sandwich crammed with vegetables, for instance. But as a rule, soup is the better choice. Why?
Soup has a high water content, which can help you feel full. And, just like salad, it's a good vehicle for vegetables (the fiber in vegetables also promotes feelings of fullness for few calories). Research backs thisRead More »from Soup or Sandwich: What’s the Best Lunch for Weight Loss?