Soups are coming to the forefront in these chilly winter months, and rightfully so — they're full of vegetables, spices, and (often) good-for-your-gut bone broth. Basically, they're the warming, savory version of a smoothie. Naturally, we were curious to find out how soup (or a soup cleanse) stacked up against juice. The below excerpt from the team at Soupure explores the benefits of soup in a new way.
With a juice shop on every corner, you might think that cold-pressed juice had all the answers. We get it! It’s tempting to think we can cure all of our ailments and complaints with what’s in those attractive bottles. Plus, who doesn’t love a refreshing glass of juice? We’re certainly not opposed to the occasional green juice.
But let’s face it, cold juice that is void of fiber and protein is not a meal, so how do you have a whole day of it and feel satisfied? Or nourished?
Soups, on the other hand, are full of all the nutrition and sustenance you need to not feel depleted or deprived. It’s why we say, “Souping is the new juicing.”
We don’t think juice is necessarily bad if enjoyed in moderation or as a supplement to your regular diet, but we do believe — and doctors, nutritionists, and fitness experts agree — that soups are a better way to support the body. Here’s why: