As the weather turns colder, you are turning to carbs, right? There are darned good biological and psychological reasons for this but the bottom line is, if you keep doing so, you are going to feel it in your, er, bottom line. Your secret line of defense is soup. Studies show that having a bowl of broth based soup before a meal actually helps you eat less during that meal. Sipping on a cup of miso soup at 3 pm instead of a latte may nourish you right up until dinner for a mere 20 or so calories. Here are some more tips for making simple, great soups.