Calorie Bargain when hungry

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Posted: 01 Jun 2012, 17:17
Just discovered that warming up a cup of broth and drinking it can alleviate the hollow hungry feelings between meals. I can buy this in 8 oz. cartons and drink the whole thing, consuming only 20 calories. You just need to be aware of sodium content if that is a issue for you.

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Posted: 03 Jun 2012, 13:36
exactly! And my choice would def. be the chicken broth over chicken noodle soup any day. I warm it up pour it in a coffee cup and it is so warm and takes the hunger way. just makes you feel warm and cozy Smile When people ask what im drinking i just say hot tea. - i get allot of voices when it comes to me and my diet LOL
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Posted: 11 Jun 2012, 12:49
I've been doing that, too, tho i've slowed on it since summer got here... i would have it in the morning instead of coffee, too, sometimes, because i'm not good at eating when i wake up...

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Posted: 28 Jun 2012, 10:19
Nice! I keep light string cheese for when I am truly hungry between meals. It's 60 calories, so not totally diet busting.

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Posted: 28 Jul 2012, 23:22
Hi ! I am new to this site and I am going to give this a try.Great tip.

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Posted: 30 Sep 2012, 10:47
What do you mean by "broth" - is that a stock cube dissolved or what?

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Posted: 30 Sep 2012, 11:22
Instant miso soup from the asian section is about fifty calories and does the same thing for me, and is soo good.

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Posted: 01 Oct 2012, 13:02
What about a cup of soup?

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Posted: 01 Oct 2012, 13:40
Thanks for a reminder about broth. I LOVE soups, and used to drink broth all the time too. Need to get back to it again.

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Posted: 01 Oct 2012, 15:20
Good idea. I'm not a huge fan of the broth in a can by itself, but I do like some of the packets that have a little more seasoning in them. Those may have a few more calories but may help keep me from eating a worse snack, especially now as the temps are going down.
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Posted: 05 Oct 2012, 08:54
Ohh great idea!! I will try this broth thing. I keep eating sweets and hit calorie snacks all the time!

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Posted: 05 Oct 2012, 21:41
Oh i am definitely a fan of the warm chicken broth. Not only is it filling, but a nice hot cup of broth is such a comfort in cold weather

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Posted: 22 Oct 2012, 18:00
Love the broth too. I trade it out with hot water with lemon... works too... without the sodium.
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Posted: 24 Oct 2012, 21:40
Hi I realize these are old posts but thought I'd respond anyway, in case other newbies come here to this forum. I don't care for broth by itself ... reminds me of when I would get sick. haha. But, I do like it if I use reduced sodium vegetable broth, with a handful or two of my fave frozen veggies. Like frozen broccoli, kale, peppers, onions etc. Great filling power and for negligible cals.

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Posted: 25 Oct 2012, 10:40
I like cutting chives into my chicken broth and adding a shake of soy sauce. I agree, as the weather cools, it's a great tide-me-over if there's still an hour before the next meal.

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Posted: 30 Oct 2012, 02:22
i totally do this. i like adding some hot sauce as well.. =D
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