Is Chick-Fil-A Hearty Breast Of Chicken Soup, Medium healthy?


By: Chick-Fil-A

30
CQ SCORE

200
CALORIES PER SERVING

47
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 60.0
  • Fat 18.0
  • Protein 22.0

- Highly Processed

- Contains Added Sugars- the American Heart Association recommends no more than 24g daily for women and 36g for men

! High Sodium - the average American consumes more than twice the American Heart Association daily recommended 1,500 mg

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

16.1/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 18.0%
Fat Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 60.0%
Carb Quality: 53.2 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 22.0%
Protein Quality: 64.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 3
Whole Carb Ingredients - 4

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

14.3/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 6.1/10.0
Comparable Product: Soup, chicken noodle, canned, condensed
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 9.5/20.0
Plant score: 5.5/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 6.8

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

21 Processed Ingredients
26 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients
1 Trans Fat Ingredients

47

INGREDIENTS

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Chicken Broth

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Broth is a savory liquid made of water in which bones, meat, fish, or vegetables have been simmered. It can be eaten alone, but is most commonly used to prepare other dishes such as soups, gravies, and sauces.

Carrots

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color.

Cooked White Meat Chicken

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Celery

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

a cultivated plant of the parsley family, with closely packed succulent leaf stalks which are used as a salad or cooked vegetable.

Durum Wheat Flour

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Eggs

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Chicken eggs are widely used in many types of dishes, both sweet and savory, including many baked goods. Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelettes and pickled.

Egg Whites

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Unlike the yolk, which is high in lipids (fats), egg white contains almost no fat, and carbohydrate content is less than 1%. Egg whites contain just over 50% of the protein in the egg and fewer actual nutrients than the yolk.

Niacin

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Vitamin B3. Used for colour retention agent.

Ferrous Sulfate

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

An inorganic form of iron bound to sulfur which in its pure form is a blue-green crystal powder. It is used as an iron supplement to treat anemia and other iron imbalances.

Thiamine Mononitrate

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

Thiamine is part of the vitamin B group and is used for flour and food fortification.

Riboflavin

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Riboflavin is part of the vitamin B group and is regularly used as a dietary supplement.

Folic Acid

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

Folic Acid is part of the vitamin B group and is used for flour and food fortification.

The Following: Modified Corn Starch

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Wheat Flour

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Wheat flour is a powder made from the grinding of wheat used for human consumption. More wheat flour is produced than any other flour. The ingredient can be ambiguous but products labeled wheat flour typically are not whole grain.

Reduced Iron

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

A fine iron powder, typically obtained by treating ferric oxide with hydrogen and used as an additive in foods, medicines, etc.

Salt

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride. Salt is essential for animal life, and saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. In general, Americans should limit daily sodium consumption to 2,300 milligrams, but this is an upper safe limit, not a recommended daily allowance.

Chicken Dark Meat

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Chicken White Meat

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Sugar P RG S

Sugar

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

The generalized name for sweet, short-chains of soluble carbohydrates. The world produced about 168 million tonnes of sugar in 2011. The average person consumes about 24 kilograms (53 lb) of sugar each year (33.1 kg in industrialised countries), equivalent to over 260 food calories per person, per day. New FDA nutrition facts labels recommend no more than 50g of added sugars per day. Potential negative health effects of excess sugar consumption include addiction, Alzheimer's disease, changes in blood glucose levels, cardiovascular disease, hyperactivity, obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.

Chicken Fat

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Chicken fat is fat obtained from chicken rendering and processing. Of animal-sourced substances, chicken fat is noted for being high in linoleic acid, an omega-6 fatty acid. Linoleic acid levels are between 17.9% and 22.8%.

Extract Of Rosemary

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Whey Powder

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

dairy

Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A protein generally obtained from plant sources (soybeans, corn or wheat), then broken down into amino acids by a chemical process called acid hydrolysis. Hydrolyzed animal protein is sourced from animals. Used as a flavor enhancer in numerous processed foods because of its "umami" (savory meat flavor) taste. It has a high level of sodium and MSG, and is a low-quality protein source. Also see Monosodium Glutamate (MSG).

Onion

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

a swollen edible bulb used as a vegetable, having a pungent taste and smell and composed of several concentric layers:

Disodium Guanylate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A flavor enhancer/intensifier often used in conjunction with MSG and sometimes disodium inosinate (the latter combination is known as disodium 5'-ribonucleotides). It is a purine - a naturally occurring precursor to DNA and RNA - and can be isolated from certain mushrooms, dried fish, and dried seaweed.

Disodium Inosinate

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A flavor enhancer/intensifier that is often used in conjunction with MSG and sometimes disodium guanylate (the latter combination is known as disodium 5'-ribonucleotides). It is a purine - a naturally occurring precursor to DNA and RNA - and is almost always derived from animal origin. Unlike disodium guanylate, disodium inosinate is completely ineffective without MSG.

Turmeric

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

a bright yellow aromatic powder obtained from the rhizome of a plant of the ginger family, used for flavouring and colouring in Asian cooking and formerly as a fabric dye.

Nonfat Dry Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

dairy

Natural Flavoring

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Flavoring derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation product. The flavorings may be obtained through a variety of methods including: drying, roasting, fermenting. This can include the essential oil, oleoresin, essence or extractive, distillate, or any product of roasting or heating. In order to be considered a natural flavor, the significant function in food must be for flavoring rather than nutritional. For flavors derived from synthetic sources, see Artificial Flavorings.

Chicken

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Yeast Extract

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Yeast extract is commonly the name given to processed yeast products made through extraction and are used as a food additive to create savory flavors.

Flavorings

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Soybean Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Soybean oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of soybeans. The Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio is ~7:1. Health concerns have been expressed around the carcinogen N‐Nitrosodi-n-butylamine found in soybean oil.

Onions

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Onions description to be updated

Maltodextrin

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Maltodextrin is a a relatively flavorless food additive used as a thickener.

Corn Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

An oil extracted from the germ of corn. Its main use is in cooking, where its high smoke point makes refined corn oil a valuable frying oil. Corn oil is generally less expensive than most other types of vegetable oils. Modern Western diets typically have ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 in excess of 10 to 1, some as high as 30 to 1, partly due to corn oil which has an omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of 49:1. The optimal ratio is thought to be 4 to 1 or lower.

Cornstarch

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Corn starch is refined (not whole grain) and is obtained from the endosperm of the kernel. Corn starch is a popular food ingredient used in processing.

Carrot Extract

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Cream

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

the thick white or pale yellow fatty liquid which rises to the top when milk is left to stand and which can be eaten as an accompaniment to desserts or used as a cooking ingredient:

Potassium Chloride

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A white, odorless, crystalline powder prepared from minerals or extracted from salt water. It is soluble in water has a salty taste at low concentration levels. Used for a variety of functions including flavoring, as a nutrient, stabilizing, thickening and to improve the fermentation process in beer brewing.

Onion Powder

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Onion powder is made from dehydrated onions. It has a noticeable flavor but is low in sodium and can be a good substitute for salt. Onion powder is a source of calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

Mono- And Diglycerides

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Controversial
WARNING - TRANS FAT

DESCRIPTION

Made up in part of fatty acids, mono- and diglycerides may contain trans fats, either when manufactured in a lab or, if they come from an animal or vegetable source, when exposed to heat for processing into packaged and prepared foods. Mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids refers to a food additive composed of diglycerides and monoglycerides which is used as an emulsifier. This mixture is also sometimes referred to as partial glycerides.

White Pepper

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

the husked ripe or unripe berries of the pepper (see pepper (sense 1of the noun)), typically ground and used as a condiment.

Garlic

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

a strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavouring in cooking and in herbal medicine:

Color

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Color description to be deleted

Spices

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Nutrient labels do not always break out spice mixtures because of trade secrets.

Citric Acid

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

a sharp-tasting crystalline acid present in the juice of lemons and other sour fruits. It is made commercially by the fermentation of sugar and used as a flavouring and setting agent.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

200Kcal

10%

Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 790mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 3g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 300mcg 20%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 4%
Calcium 200mg 20%
Iron 1.4mg 7%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
Source:
Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: Soup, chicken noodle, canned, condensed - 124g - 60Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 10mg 3%
Potassium 60mg 1%
Phosphorus 47mg 5%
Zinc 0mg 2%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 0mg 1%
VitaminD 0IU 0%
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.1mg 7%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 6%
Niacin 2mg 8%
VitaminB6 0.1mg 5%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 0mcg 2%
Choline N/A
VitaminK 0mcg 0%