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What is the unhealthy ingredient in minestrone soup?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Salt is the secret saboteur in minestrone soup. One bowlful can contain as much as 600 grams of sodium. That’s more than one-quarter of the recommended daily amount -- 2300 grams. The healthiest soups are from puréed vegetables, like butternut squash soup.

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