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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.
  • 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 Iron +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +319.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +218.8%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 4% 3% 3% 2% 6% 2% 6% 45%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 5% 12% 3% 17% 9% 10% 34%
Contains more Iron +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +319.4%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +218.8%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains less Sodium -25.3%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +24150%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 3% 2% 2% 4% 5% 2% 0% 24% 1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 59% 0% 0% 6% 5% 8% 9% 10% 0% 0% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +24150%
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 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 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

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

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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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cream of mushroom soup Minestrone Opinion
Calories 39 34 Cream of mushroom soup
Protein 0.66 1.77 Minestrone
Fats 2.59 1.04 Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin C 0 0.5 Minestrone
Net carbs 3.0299999713897705 4.260000228881836 Minestrone
Carbs 3.33 4.66 Minestrone
Cholesterol 0 1 Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin D 4 Cream of mushroom soup
Iron 0.09 0.38 Minestrone
Calcium 7 14 Minestrone
Potassium 31 130 Minestrone
Magnesium 2 3 Minestrone
Sugar 0.2 Minestrone
Fiber 0.3 0.4 Minestrone
Copper 0.016 0.051 Minestrone
Zinc 0.06 0.31 Minestrone
Starch
Phosphorus 12 23 Minestrone
Sodium 340 254 Minestrone
Vitamin A 4 970 Minestrone
Vitamin E 0.24 Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin D 0.1 Cream of mushroom soup
Vitamin B1 0.006 0.022 Minestrone
Vitamin B2 0.008 0.018 Minestrone
Vitamin B3 0.169 0.391 Minestrone
Vitamin B5 0.072 0.14 Minestrone
Vitamin B6 0.007 0.041 Minestrone
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9.6 Cream of mushroom soup
Folate 1 15 Minestrone
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.472 0.23 Minestrone
Monounsaturated Fat 0.597 0.29 Cream of mushroom soup
Polyunsaturated fat 1.42 0.46 Cream of mushroom soup
Tryptophan 0.013 Minestrone
Threonine 0.043 Minestrone
Isoleucine 0.054 Minestrone
Leucine 0.098 Minestrone
Lysine 0.076 Minestrone
Methionine 0.018 Minestrone
Phenylalanine 0.064 Minestrone
Valine 0.074 Minestrone
Histidine 0.03 Minestrone
Fructose

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.

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