Neighbourhood Health Desk/ Simran Nijhawan: Eating soup before meal aids weight loss, it makes you feel full and moreover, is easy to make. But there is another reason that can tempt you to add this healthy dish to your diet: It aids weight loss! It was found out that this practice helped in reducing their calorie intake by 20 per cent as compared to those who didn’t have soup before their meal. It alters your food choices and promotes healthy eating choices and behaviours. This is found especially in those who are at risk of obesity.