Winter without a hot bowl of soup is incomplete. It helps to curb untimely hunger, keeps you warmer and provides you with nutrients to fight cold. But if you opt for cream-based soup, then you are more likely to gain weight. We are not saying you should avoid soup, just make conscious choices. Instead of creamy soup, have clear soup like tomato, vegetable, and bone broth soup. The cream increases the calorie count of the soup, making you gain weight.