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Calories in Vegetable Beef Soup

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author image Brian Willett
Brian Willett began writing in 2005. He has been published in the "Buffalo News," the "Daytona Times" and "Natural Muscle Magazine." Willett also writes for Bloginity.com and Bodybuilding.com. He is an American Council on Exercise-certified personal trainer and earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of North Carolina.
Calories in Vegetable Beef Soup
Vegetable beef soup Ready for a meal. Photo Credit Zoonar/D.Dzinnik/Zoonar/Getty Images

Although many vegetable-based soups are not very filling due to the lack of meat, vegetable beef soup can feel like a meal due to the protein content. research from the May 2008 issue of the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" explains protein is more filling than carbohydrates and fat.

Calories

The online nutrition database MyFitnessPal indicates that vegetable beef soup is high in calories, with 247 calories per cup. If you base your diet on the suggested daily intake of 2,000 calories, then 1 cup of vegetable soup contains more than 12 percent of your daily calories.

Fat

The nutrition information from MyFitnessPal indicates that vegetable beef soup is high in fat. Each cup contains 8 g of fat. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, you should consume between 20 and 35 of your daily calories from fat for optimal health.

Protein

Each cup of vegetable beef soup contains 15 g of protein, according to MyFitnessPal. This is a significant amount, as the National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine suggest consuming between 50 and 65 g of this nutrient each day.

Carbohydrates

Vegetable beef soup is rich in carbohydrates. The nutrition data at MyFitnessPal notes that each cup of this soup contains 30 g of carbohydrates.

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