…and that’s good for our health. A study in the British Journal of Nutrition found that people who reported having broth-based soup as part of their regular diet weighed less, ate fewer calories, and had smaller waists than people who didn’t eat soup regularly. That’s because soup is filling, so people tend to eat less overall. But – there’s a but… Soup eaters were consuming more sodium. So look for low-sodium soup – or make your own.