The cabbage soup

1 – The benefits of onions

It is best known for its richness in antioxidants and in particular quercetin. Antioxidants are known to protect the body’s cells against free radical attack .

Free radicals are notably responsible for diseases appearing with age, cardiovascular diseases and cancers. The antioxidants contained in the onion would help protect the body against the development of this type of disease .

2 – The benefits of cabbage

They are very low in calories, as they are rich in water (from 20 kcal/ 100 g to 41 kcal/ 100 g for Brussels sprouts)

200 g of cabbage cover: 40 to 50% of daily vitamin C requirements, 20% of fiber requirements, 1/4 of vitamin B9 requirements.

Cabbages also have other benefits: Substances such as indoles, isothiocyanates, and dithiolthiones appear to have powerful anti-cancer effects .

3 – The benefits of parsley

Parsley is known for its diuretic and appetizing properties . It is then particularly effective in decoction (50 g of parsley leaves per liter of water) to drink throughout the day.
Parsley has a beneficial effect on the liver , spleen , intestines and the entire digestive system . It treats intestinal disorders (bloating, constipation, indigestion), calms renal colic and fights against urinary tract infections .
Prevention of chronic and seasonal diseases of the respiratory tract : cough, asthma, bronchitis.
Parsley has anti- anaemic and blood-thinning effects . It is effective in case of irregular, painful or difficult periods . Rich in vitamin K , it is however not recommended for people taking blood thinners .

How to follow the cabbage soup diet?

To observe conclusive results on your figure and your health, we advise you to obtain ingredients of biological origin.

1 tomato, diced
2 carrots, sliced
1 onion, diced
1 bunch of celery
150 g green beans
1 cabbage, sliced
3 sprigs of parsley
1 teaspoon curry powder
A pinch of salt
A pinch of pepper
Place all the ingredients in the pot
Cover the pot with water and bring to a boil
Mix while boiling for 10 minutes
Reduce heat and simmer soup until vegetables are tender.
Course of the cabbage soup diet: (you can eat in the soup at will, respecting the instructions for each day)

First day
Consume fruits at will except bananas

Second day
Eat vegetables as much as you want except corn and potatoes

Third day
Consume vegetables and fruits at will except for the restrictions of the previous days

Fourth day
Eat soup only

Fifth day
You can add grilled turkey and fish as an accompaniment to the soup

Sixth day
Consume fruits and meat as an accompaniment to the soup

seventh day
Eat vegetables and brown rice as an accompaniment to the soup

So that the results of this slimming cure can last over time, it is essential to resume a balanced diet low in fat and sugar, accompanied by regular physical activity and to hydrate properly.

As a reminder, it is essential to notify your doctor before starting a slimming treatment. Cabbage and parsley are contraindicated when taking anticoagulant treatment.



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