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Wonton Soup Calories

A very popular staple at most Chinese restaurants is the salty broth full of vegetables, egg, spices, and Chinese dumplings known as wonton soup. Every restaurant or prepackaged supply company has its own variation on the soup. However, the wonton soup calories tend to remain the same through all variations.

Wonton Soup Calories and Nutrition Facts

The serving size of wonton soup is 1 cup.

1 cup of wonton soup contains 71 calories. The calories in wonton soup come from fat, protein and carbohydrates as follows:

  • 5 calories from fat

  • 19 calories from protein

  • 47 calories from carbohydrates

1 cup of wonton soup also contains small percentages of your daily requirements for several vitamins:

  • Vitamin B6 = 8% of your daily requirement

  • Niacin = 6% of your daily requirement

  • Vitamin K = 5% of your daily requirement

  • Thiamin = 5% of your daily requirement

  • Riboflavin = 5% of your daily requirement

  • Vitamin B12 = 5% of your daily requirement

  • Pantothenic acid = 5% of your daily requirement

A serving of wonton soup also contains 1%-5% of all the minerals that the USDA recommends you consume daily.

You do have to keep in mind that although the calories in wonton soup are very low, the sodium content is very high. Wonton soup contains about 905 mg of sodium in each serving. Most nutrition sources, such as the Institute of Medicine, recommend that you only consume between 1,500 mg and 2,300 mg of sodium each day, staying toward the lower end if you are at risk for heart diseases and high blood pressure.

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