cabbage soup diet planCabbage Soup Diet Plan

The Cabbage Soup Diet is a 7 day meal plan for fast weight loss.

It is not a long-term diet plan but is effective over the short term.

Originally it came from a hospital called Sacred Hearts Hospital to stimulate weight loss for surgery patients about to undergo operations but this cannot be confirmed by sources.

Cabbage soup diet foods

The diet staple is the cabbage soup. You can eat as much cabbage soup as you want on the cabbage soup diet!

Cabbage Soup Recipe

6 large green onions
2 green peppers
1 or 2 cans of tomatoes (diced or whole)
1 bunch celery
1/2 head cabbage
1 package Onion Soup Mix
1 or 2 cubes bouillon (optional)
1 48 oz. can V8
Juice (optional)
Season to taste (salt, pepper, parsley, curry, garlic powder, etc).

Note: There are a number of variations to this recipe.

This is combined each day with other foods such as brown rice, bananas, fruit, vegetables, meat and skimmed milk.

How much weight  can I lose on the cabbage soup diet?

Lasts for 7 days and average weight loss is 11 pounds!

How does the cabbage soup diet work?

The weight loss program lasts for 7 days and weight loss is high due to the low calorie intake and healthy high fibre foods eaten. This is a form of a soup diet popular and most well known in the UK.

Our Cabbage Soup diet review

Suitable healthy diet for short term weight loss and works fast. However the side effects can be unpleasant (wind).

cabbage soup diet books Cabbage soup diet pros

  • Fast weight loss
  • Healthy food
  • Vegetables used in the cabbage soup diet such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower have been found to aid in preventing cancer
  • The cabbage soup is enjoyable

Cabbage soup diet cons

  • The cabbage soup can be boring
  • Be prepared for wind
  • Requires will power
  • Lacks good nutrition over the long term
  • High in salt
  • Not a long-term diet

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