Food Comparison

February 2009 Issue

Variety of Vegetable Soups: Convenient, Nutritious...Salty

Campbell Soup was one of the few companies not to lose stock value last fall. Why? Thereís no reason not to love economical, tasty soup, especially when times are tough and you could use a dose of nostalgia. Soup can also be nutritious if you choose wisely. Whatís more, soupís high water content promotes a feeling of fullness. Whether eaten before your meal or as the meal itself, it can help you maintain a healthy weight. Vegetable soups, in particular, fill an important nutrition void by contributing as much as a serving of oft-neglected veggies. For example, one cup of almost any soup in Campbellís Select Harvest line, plus every flavor in its new five-product V8 line, provides one-half cup of vegetablesóa full serving. And most vegetable soups offer more fiber and less saturated fat than beef- or chicken-based soups.

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