Love it, like it, hate it: Canned soup

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With the cooler weather, many of us are craving warm comfort foods like soup. And while nothing beats homemade soup loaded with veggies and lean protein, canned soups are often the easy option. But some can be loaded with more than a day’s worth of sodium, not to mention white carbs, with minimal protein. In today’s Love it, Like it, Hate it, we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on top picks and worst bets of canned soup on shelves.

 

LOVE IT!

Each of these has at least 14 grams of protein per can, no processed carbs, and relatively low in sodium

 

Campbell’s Healthy Request Sirloin Burger with Country Vegetables

Per can: 260 calories – 820 mg sodium (410 mg per serving) – 38 grams carbs – 6 grams fiber – 16 grams protein

 

Campbell’s Home Style Chicken with Whole Grain Pasta

Per can: 200 calories – 820 mg sodium (410 mg per serving) – 26 grams carbs – 2 grams fiber – 14 grams protein

 

Amy’s Vegetarian Chili

Per can: 560 calories – 680 mg sodium (340 mg per serving) – 70 grams carbs – 14 grams fiber – 32 grams protein

 

 

LIKE IT!

These either have too little protein or are high in sodium

 

Progresso Light Creamy Potato with Bacon & Cheese

Per can: 200 calories – 1380 mg sodium (690 mg per serving) – 36 grams carbs – 12 grams fiber – 4 grams protein

 

Campbell’s Slow Kettle Style Southwest Chicken Chili with Beans

Per carton: 380 calories – 1480 mg sodium (740 mg per serving) – 56 grams carbs – 14 grams fiber – 28 grams protein

 

 

HATE IT!

 

Campbell’s Home Style Chicken Noodle

Per carton: 140 calories – 1780 mg sodium (890 mg per serving) – 20 grams carbs – 2 grams fiber – 6 grams protein

 

Panera Bread Lobster Bisque

Per carton: 700 calories38 grams saturated fat1560 mg sodium (780 mg per serving) – 36 grams carbs – 12 grams protein

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