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Cream of mushroom soup vs Minestrone - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cream of mushroom soup and Minestrone

  • Cream of mushroom soup has more Polyunsaturated fat, while Minestrone has more Manganese, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Cream of mushroom soup contains 3 times more Polyunsaturated fat than Minestrone. While Cream of mushroom soup contains 1.42g of Polyunsaturated fat, Minestrone contains only 0.46g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Soup, cream of mushroom, canned, prepared with equal volume water and Soup, minestrone, canned, prepared with equal volume water.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +319.4%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Copper +218.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 4% 2% 6% 3% 45% 2% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 15% 3% 10% 12% 34% 9% 17%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +319.4%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Copper +218.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +24150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +485.7%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 3% 0% 2% 2% 4% 5% 2% 1% 0% 24%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 59% 0% 0% 2% 6% 5% 8% 9% 10% 12% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +24150%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +131.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +485.7%
Contains more Folate +1400%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cream of mushroom soup Minestrone
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cream of mushroom soup Minestrone Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 4.26g Minestrone
Protein 0.66g 1.77g Minestrone
Fats 2.59g 1.04g Cream of mushroom soup
Carbs 3.33g 4.66g Minestrone
Calories 39kcal 34kcal Cream of mushroom soup
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.2g g Minestrone
Fiber 0.3g 0.4g Minestrone
Calcium 7mg 14mg Minestrone
Iron 0.09mg 0.38mg Minestrone
Magnesium 2mg 3mg Minestrone
Phosphorus 12mg 23mg Minestrone
Potassium 31mg 130mg Minestrone
Sodium 340mg 254mg Minestrone
Zinc 0.06mg 0.31mg Minestrone
Copper 0.016mg 0.051mg Minestrone
Vitamin A 4IU 970IU Minestrone
Vitamin E 0.24mg mg Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin D 4IU IU Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin C 0mg 0.5mg Minestrone
Vitamin B1 0.006mg 0.022mg Minestrone
Vitamin B2 0.008mg 0.018mg Minestrone
Vitamin B3 0.169mg 0.391mg Minestrone
Vitamin B5 0.072mg 0.14mg Minestrone
Vitamin B6 0.007mg 0.041mg Minestrone
Folate 1µg 15µg Minestrone
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9.6µg µg Cream of mushroom soup
Tryptophan mg 0.013mg Minestrone
Threonine mg 0.043mg Minestrone
Isoleucine mg 0.054mg Minestrone
Leucine mg 0.098mg Minestrone
Lysine mg 0.076mg Minestrone
Methionine mg 0.018mg Minestrone
Phenylalanine mg 0.064mg Minestrone
Valine mg 0.074mg Minestrone
Histidine mg 0.03mg Minestrone
Cholesterol 0mg 1mg Cream of mushroom soup
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.472g 0.23g Minestrone
Monounsaturated Fat 0.597g 0.29g Cream of mushroom soup
Polyunsaturated fat 1.42g 0.46g Cream of mushroom soup

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cream of mushroom soup Minestrone
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
4
Cream of mushroom soup
9
Minestrone
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cream of mushroom soup
13
Minestrone

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
4%
Cream of mushroom soup
11%
Minestrone
Carbohydrates
3%
Cream of mushroom soup
5%
Minestrone
Fats
12%
Cream of mushroom soup
5%
Minestrone

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Minestrone
Minestrone is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Minestrone
Minestrone contains less Sodium (difference - 86mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Minestrone
Minestrone is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.242g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Minestrone
Minestrone is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Minestrone
Minestrone is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cream of mushroom soup
Cream of mushroom soup is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cream of mushroom soup
Cream of mushroom soup is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cream of mushroom soup - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172915/nutrients
  2. Minestrone - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172913/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.