After the festive season: drinks, soups and herbal teas

February 2017
In order to give the body a rest, drink regularly throughout the day, during the meals, but also between meals, at work or wherever you can

Drink water


  • Drink sufficient quantities of water: 1 to 1,5 liters per day.
  • Drink regularly, during meals but also throughout the day.

Avoid sodas, sweet drinks and alcohol


Avoid sodas and sweet drinks because they are highly calorific.

Avoid coffee


Avoid consuming coffee, it is a stimulant which it is advised to avoid for a few weeks.

Soup and vegetable stock


  • Soups that have a lot of vegetables, (carrots, potatoes, leeks.) are nutritious and contain lots of fibre.
  • They are not very calorific, about 100 to 130 Kcalories per 250 ml bowl.
  • Soups offer a great feeling of satiety.
  • Vegetable soups and soups can be prepared at home in less than 20 minutes.
  • They are easily frozen for future use
  • Add some herbs and spices to soups to give them more flavor

Herbal teas

  • Drink herbal teas such as lime, mint or camomile, before going to bed: they are low in calories and will help you to sleep better.
  • They are available at super markets, and health food shops.

Go to bed early

  • Avoid late nights. Go to bed a little earlier and wind down by reading a book and enjoy a herbal tea.


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