Hello and welcome to Abumallek Makes and Bakes. I will talk to you about a Proven Plan For Weight Loss. So sit, relax and enjoy. Minestrone Soup. In order to lose weight, you need to cut down carbohydrates intake such as bread, rice , potato, macaroni and starch such as corn, etc. You need to avoid processed food , corn syrup that is present in many food items such as ketchup, salad dressings, etc. Increase vegetables and fruits intake. Substitute red meat with white meat such as chicken, fish and turkey. Exercise regularley. Eat more salads and soups. Make your own salad dressing with vinegar, olive oil lemon juice and black pepper. Avoid fast food. Ingredients of a very delicious and healthy soup that will be one of your choices to help in weight reduction: 3 Tbs olive oil, 2 chopped onions, 2 medium size eggplants diced, 1/4 cabbage, chopped, 2 carrots cut slices, 1 celery stalk diced, 1/2 tsp dried rosemary, 2 tomatoes diced, mixed green, 1 can beans, 1 Tbs chicken base, salt and pepper. Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley to garnish. In a casserole, place all vegetables, oil, 5 cups of water, spices, chicken base. Place on medium heat to boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 50 minutes or until cooked. Serve with grated parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Enjoy!