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minestrone Soup Food Facts
Soup, minestrone, canned, chunky, ready-to-serve food factsUSDA SR27 Database Food #06039 category gravy-soups Food Products
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This food, briefly described as SOUP,MINESTRONE,CND,CHUNKY,RTS, supplies an extra generous amount of the following vitamins, minerals and nutrients:
Energy This food has a high source of energy. The amount of energy is measured in joules or Calories (kilocals).
Protein is the major structural component of all cells in the body and function as enzymes in membranes as transport carriers and as some hormones. During digestion and absorption, dietary proteins are broken down into amino acids which become building blocks of these fuctional and structural compounds.
Total lipid (fat) This food has a higher than average amount of lipids (fat). Fat is required by the body, but some sources of fat are better than others. The fat types that are present in generous amounts (if any) are as follows: Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
Fiber, total dietary Function: Adequate fiber improves laxation. Reduces the risk of coranary heart disease. Helps maintain normal blood glucose levels. Copper, Cu, is a component of enzymes in iron metabolism. Manganese, Mn, is involved in formation of bone, as well as enzymes involved in amino acid, cholsterol and carbohydrate metabolism. Phosphorus, P, helps in the maintenance of PH, storage and transfer of energy and nucleotide synthesis. Potassium, K, maintains cell function. Potassium blunts the rise in blood pressure due to excess sodium intake and decrease recurrence of kidney stones Selenium, Se, provides defense against oxidative stress and regulation of thyroid hormone action, and reduction and oxidation. Sodium, Na, and chloride, in excessive amounts, increase blood pressure, heart disease, hypertension and stroke. Zinc, Zn, is a component of multiple enzymes and proteins; involved in the regulation of gene expression.
Vitamin A, RAE is required for normal vision, gene expression, reduction, embryonic development and immune function (Vitamin A, IU) Vitamin B-6 is a coenzyme to metabolize amino acids, glycogen and sphingoid bases. Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) is a chain-breaking antioxidant. Pantothenic acid is a coenzyme in fatty acid metabolism.
Carotene, beta Carotene, alpha Lycopene Folic acid Fatty acids, total saturated Cholesterol