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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 can feel like a meal by itself. Photo Credit: Magrig/iStock/GettyImages

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 its protein content. Research from the May 2008 issue of the "American Journal of Clinical Nutrition" explains protein is more filling than carbohydrates and fat.

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Calories

LIVESTRONG's food database MyPlate indicates that vegetable beef soup has a wide range of calories depending on the recipe, with anywhere from 76 to 170 calories per cup. If you base your diet on the suggested daily intake of 2,000 calories, then one cup of vegetable soup contains from four to 8.5 percent of your daily calories.

Fat

MyPlate indicates that vegetable beef soup has anywhere from 1.85 to four grams of fat per cup, including 0.83 to one gram of saturated 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 5.44 to 11 grams of protein, according to MyPlate. This is a significant amount, as the National Institutes of Health and National Library of Medicine suggest consuming between 50 and 65 grams of this nutrient each day.

Carbohydrates

Vegetable beef soup is rich in carbohydrates. MyPlate notes that each cup of this soup contains anywhere from about 10 to 22 grams of carbohydrates, including two to four grams of dietary fiber.

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