Nutritional Facts of Mushroom Soup ( Good Food For Diabetes), Calories in Mushroom Soup ( Good Food For Diabetes)

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Saute

How many calories does one serving of Mushroom Soup have?

One serving of  Mushroom Soup gives 54 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 31 calories, proteins account for 12 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 14 calories. One serving of Mushroom Soup provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Mushroom Soup recipe. Who can refuse a cup of creamy Mushroom Soup! And if you were told that it is a healthy version, you would enjoy it all the more. Mushrooms have a low carbohydrate level, and hence a low glycemic index too, which makes it a helpful ingredient for diabetics. Being rich in potassium, mushrooms also keep blood pressure under control, making it doubly beneficial. Further, by using whole wheat flour as a thickening agent along with low-fat milk as the base, we have also taken the guilt off the creaminess!

Is Mushroom Soup healthy?

Yes, its healthy. Made from mushroom, low fat milk, whole wheat flour and onions.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. Milk low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk

Mushrooms : One cup of Mushrooms contain only 18 calories and is safe to be consumed by those who have high blood pressure. Mushrooms has a Glycemic Index of 15 which is very low and is diabetic friendly. The B-vitamins Thiamine (B1)Riboflavin (B2)Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6) and Folic acid (B9) which are present in good amounts in mushrooms are involved in various metabolic reactions in the body. to convert into energy. See the detailed 8 benefits of mushrooms.

Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mushroom Soup?

Yes, this is a very healthy soup. Low fat milk and whole wheat flour are used. All good and better than other soup recipes which use plain flour. Mushrooms has a Glycemic Index of 15 which is very low and is diabetic friendly. The B-vitamins Thiamine (B1)Riboflavin (B2)Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6) and Folic acid (B9) which are present in good amounts in mushrooms are involved in various metabolic reactions in the body to convert into energy. The quercetin in Onions promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics.

Can healthy individuals have Mushroom Soup?

Yes, this is a very healthy soup. 

Mushroom soup is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle

2. Weight Gain

3. Diabetics

4. Heart Patients

5. Kids

6. Weight Loss

How to burn 54 calories that come from one serving of Mushroom Soup?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         16  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            5  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           7  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =           9  mins
   

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individua

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy54 cal3%
Protein3.1 g6%
Carbohydrates7.7 g3%
Fiber0.9 g4%
Fat1.5 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A136.4 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)2.1 mg17%
Vitamin C3.5 mg9%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)11.7 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium85.9 mg14%
Iron0.8 mg4%
Magnesium17.7 mg5%
Phosphorus76.2 mg13%
Sodium27.9 mg1%
Potassium203.3 mg4%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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