The Thing about Packaged Stuff
Corn flour: Packaged soups have a very high amount of corn flour for a thick consistency. A major health hazard of corn flour is that it raises the blood sugar content. It further leads to fat deposition in the body and may leave one hungrier. Salt: Packaged soups contain ain a very high amount of salt. This is not recommended for people ple suffering from blood pressure or even those who have borderline blood pressure as high salt will increase their levels. Excess of salt intake is linked with osteoporosis, asthma, kidney diseases and nd stomach cancer sometimes; it also causes water retention and oedema. dema. Preservatives: The amount of preservatives in packaged soups is high. These can cause health hazards. Moreover, all the nutrients in packaged soup are in powdered form (dehydrated) and when these nutrients come in contact with heat, they lose all the essential vitamins. Besides, these soups only contain empty calories, which get stored in your body and don’t get absorbed immediately as they are devoid of any nutrition. Packaged soups do not carry half as many health benefits of natural soup simply because nutrition cannot be stored for such a long time. Besides, all the preservatives used to improve the shelf life destroy the antioxidant qualities of the vegetables.
Here are the three critical components of a pre-packaged soup that may be worth considering.