Food Comparison

February 2000 Issue

Is It Soup, Yet? Searching for a Nutritious Warm-up

Nothing beats a bowl of hot soup on a cold wintry day. And while you may choose it for how it warms your insides, don't overlook the nutrition a good soup can ladle up. Soups containing tomatoes or carrots are rich in vitamin A plus carotenoids, which are thought to help fend off cancer. Lycopene levels are actually higher in cooked tomatoes than in raw tomatoes, so soups can be a good source.

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