Does Berocca Have Syns? If So How Many?

Updated on 
6 January, 2022

Can I Have Berocca On The Slimming World Diet?

If you are on the slimming world diet, you are probably wondering if it's still okay to have your usual vitamins in your drinks or as gummies on the SW plan.

Berroca in particular has 0.5 syns per tablet for the drink and is syn free when taken in tablet form, making them fine to have daily on the SW plan when you need a boost vitamin C. 

Down below we will go into more detail about why Berocca has syns if Vitamin C has benefits for weight loss as well as some other syns of popular vitamins on the market.

Why Does Berocca Have Syns?

You might be surprised to find out that these dissolvable fizzy tablets have syns, after all, they are good for your health and don't contain many calories. Due to them having sweeteners and five calories per tablet it is better to syn them just in case, however.

This is not just the case for Berocca but also for other vitamin tablets too such as Tesco's fizzy vitamin tablets, although low in calories it is better to syn them at half a syn each for them not to affect your weight loss.

Is Vitamin C Good For Weight Loss?

You might be wondering if vitamin C can help with your SW weight loss journey or not, although Vitamin C and weight loss are not directly linked, low levels can make it harder for you to lose weight, people who have the correct levels of vitamin C often have a better BMI.

Should be careful however not to have too much vitamin C as this can cause abdominal pains and digestive issues.

Can Vitamin C Make You Gain Weight?

Vitamin C will not make you gain weight, if it helps, we suggest avoiding synning them completely if your vitamin intake is important to you.

If you are gaining weight while taking vitamin C we suggest looking at other foods you might be eating in your diet and exercise as these can all contribute to weight gain.

What Other Vitamins Help With Weight Loss?

If you wondering what other vitamins can help support weight loss we have bullet-pointed a few more below to supplement your diet with.

  • B Vitamins - B vitamins are directly connected to the energy of food, if you have a deficiency then your metabolism will be affected. Vitamin B12 is also important to take if you lack protein in your diet.
  • Vitamin D - Vitamin D is linked to helping weight management.
  • Calcium - This is great for raising body temperature and burning fat, it also helps to boost the metabolism and make it faster.

Other Syn Values Of Common Vitamins

There are many other common vitamins and medications people wonder if they are allowed to take on the slimming world plan.

We've listed a few below with their syn values to help you out.

  • Berroca - 0.5 syns.
  • Zero high five tablets - SYN FREE.
  • Lemsip - 2 syns a sachet.
  • Evening primrose oil capsules - 0.5 syns a capsule.
  • Starflower oil - 0.5 syns a capsule.
  • Omega 3 fish oil - 0.5 syns a capsule.

Final Words

To conclude, Berocca has around 5 syns a tablet so will set you back half a syn per one, this means its okay to have daily as part of your slimming world allowance for a boost of vitamin C. If you would rather not syn your Berroca's this fine too, vitamins are more important than none in your diet and will not make you gain weight, Berroca is only synned due to the sweeteners inside.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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