One of the best ways to stay warm in the winter, is by consuming a hearty soup.
Not only is this good for you, if done right you can eat less and still feel full.
The science behind this is rather simple. When you eat a soup that has a liquid and solid component, the liquid is passed through the stomach fairly quickly. Leaving the solids behind to be broken down by the digestive juices.
When you puree the soup, the whole mixture remains in the stomach, because the water and food are blended together.
Leaving you feeling fuller longer, and less prone to wanting to have a snack between meals.
Here's to eating well, and eating smarter.
Here's the article from the BBC.
And if your stuck on where to start.