Do Oat So Simple Golden Syrup Porridge Sachets Have a Lot Of Syns?
On the go, porridge sachets are essential for many of us who have busy mornings and need to get going quickly, but with the extra flavourings and milk powders, these sachets can be pretty high in syns if you are not careful.
Oats so simple golden syrup porridge has approximately 6.5 syns in for a 36g sachet making it very high syns and nearly taking up half your daily syn allowance!
We have created a small guide below which will take you through why Oats So Simple sachets are so high in syns, which porridge is syn free, other syn values of the Oat So Simple range and some lower syn alternatives.
Why Is Oat So Simple Golden Syrup Porridge So High In Syns?
You might be shocked to learn that a small sachet of oats could have such a high amount of syns, but this is down to the high sugar content and fat from the golden syrup flavouring inside which contributes to syns.
Some porridge sachets are made with full-fat milk powder too making them extra high in syns, you would only have to have two of these sachets to nearly exceed your 15 syn allowance for the day.
Which Porridge Is SYN FREE?
If you are looking to have syn free porridge on the SW plan you will need to make it yourself, this has to be weighed to 40g as it counts as your Healthy Extra B for the day (fibre allowance), anything over 40g will need to be counted as syns.
When making your porridge you should also ensure that it has no flavourings, you can use fruits such as berries which count as your speed food instead and use your Healthy extra A (dairy allowance) as your milk to make the porridge with.
Oats So Simple Syn Values
If you eat Oats So Simple porridge often then you might be interested in learning about the other syn values of their porridges.
We've listed them below to help you out.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Original 27g – 4.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Jumbo Whole Rolled Oats, 40g – Can be used as Healthy Extra B or 7 syns.
Nairns Gluten Free Real Porridge Oats 40g - Used as Hex B or 7.5 syns.
White's Toatly Oaty Wild Fruit Instant Sachets 8 x 35g - 5.5 syns per sachet.
Quaker porridge golden syrup bar - 11 syns.
MOMA Apple, Date & Caramel Porridge Sachets 8 x 35g - 6 syns.
SlimFast golden syrup porridge - 5 syns per serving.
MOMA porridge golden syrup - 13 syns (70g pot).
Fuel 10K porridge golden syrup pot (70g) - 13 syns
M&S porridge golden syrup sachet - 7 syns.
Quaker oat so simple protein golden syrup porridge - 8 syns.
Big OZ high fibre golden syrup porridge - 6 syns.M&S Berry Burst Porridge 70g - 13 syns per pot.
M&S Twice the Fibre Porridge 500g - Can be used as Hex B or 8 syns per 40g.
Rude Health Fruity Date Porridge 400g - 8.5 syns per serving.
Ready Brek Smooth Oats Chocolate - 6 syns per serving.
Bio&Me Porridge Apple & Cinnamon Gut-Loving Prebiotic - 10 syns per 50g.
The Great British Porridge Co Blueberry & Banana Instant Porridge 55g serving - 11.5 syns.
Should I Eat Oats So Simple Golden Syrup Porridge On Slimming World?
Overall, we would not suggest eating oats so simple golden syrup too often on the slimming world plan as it has a lot of syns, however now and then as a treat is fine as long as it fits within your syn allowance. To avoid spending so many syns we would recommend making your porridge as a HexB next time.
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.