The Progresso Soup Diet is a low-calorie diet launched by the Progresso brand as a very effective option for short-term weight loss. The diet entails replacing two daily meals with Progresso's soups, which brings about weight loss by making the daily intake around 1,000 calories.
The diet's success relies on reducing your calorie count by choosing one of Progresso's soups, most of which make for a fulfilling meal even though the total intake for most of their soup choices are between 50 and 100 calories. While the Progresso Soup Diet is not a weight-loss solution that falls into the category of being just another diet-of-the-moment based more on hype rather than actually being effective, it is not a practical diet for use in the long-term. It is recommended primarily for rapid weight loss within a short period of time.
In the long-term, a diet of 1,000 calories a day is not medically advisable; doctors agree that most adults need a daily intake closer to 2,000 calories to support a healthy lifestyle (this number varies according to gender and height). That being said, the Progresso Soup Diet should not be considered a replacement for higher-calorie diets in any permanent sense. Please note that keeping weight off that is lost with the Progresso Soup Diet is unlikely after returning to a more sustainable caloric intake.