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Calories in Egg Flower Soup

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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 Egg Flower Soup
A bowl of egg flower garnished with green scallions on wood. Photo Credit GreenArtPhotography/iStock/Getty Images

Egg flower soup is a Chinese dish also commonly referred to as egg drop soup. This soup is relatively low in calories, as most of the ingredients, such as chicken broth, carrots and snow peas, are fat-free and not calorie-dense.

Calories

An 11-ounce serving of egg flower soup contains 100 calories. This makes egg flower soup lower in calories than many other kinds of soup, such as vegetable beef barley soup, which provides 200 calories in each 8-oz. serving, the MyFitnessPal website calculates.

Fat Content

Egg flower soup is low in fat, with 3 grams per 11-oz. serving. Of this fat, only 1 g comes from saturated fat.

Carbohydrate Content

Egg flower soup is also low in carbohydrates, with just 13 g per 11-oz. serving. This is 7 fewer grams of carbohydrates than you would find in a slice of wheat bread.

Protein

An 11-oz. serving of egg flower soup provides 11 g of protein. Protein is a vital nutrient that helps your body build muscle and other cells.

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