Bacon medallions are an excellent low-fat alternative to regular bacon and are a great way to get protein in your meals, but how many syns do medallions have on the slimming world?
The syn values of bacon medallions on average is around 2.5 syns for two, making them very low in syns, ones with no fat are syn free. Smoked medallions have 3 syns for two, making them also a great low syn choice compared to regular bacon.
In our guide below we will cover how many bacon medallions you can have on the SW plan, some syn values of bacon medallions and how they are compared to regular bacon.
At 2.5 syns for two bacon medallions, you could have up to 12 medallions before consuming all of your 15 syn daily allowances or consume them syn free providing they have no fat on them.
Bacon medallions can be used in all sorts of ways on the slimming world plan whether you want to have them as part of your healthy slimming world fry up breakfast, cut up in sandwiches or pasta, they are a much healthier option to bacon, having 30% less fat and 0.5g of fat per medallion.
We would suggest eating medallions in moderation however due to their high sodium content of 2.5g for two.
Bacon medallions all have similar syn content and are syn free on the SW plan providing they have no fat on them, but to keep you on track, we've listed the syn values of bacon medallions according to varying brands below.
By contrast, regular back bacon unsmoked has 5 syns for two pieces, making it considerably higher in syns due to the extra fat of 3.5g per rasher.
Bacon medallions are the much smarter choice if you're looking to lose weight on the SW plan since their fat has been trimmed off.
We've listed a few regular syns of bacon down below to help you compare.
To conclude, bacon medallions are syn free on slimming world as long as they contain no fat, they are otherwise synned at 2.5 syns for two or three syns depending on where you purchase them from.
We recommend switching to bacon medallions over regular bacon thanks to their healthier syn values and lower fat content which is more beneficial for weight loss.