Do Oats So Simple Apple & Blueberry Have A Lot Of Syns?
Oats so simple are popular thanks to them being tasty and convenient, but since these oats have flavourings, they have to be synned in the slimming world plan to ensure they don't affect your weight loss.
Oats so simple apple and blueberry have 10.5 syns for the 54-gram pot making it very high in syns, this would allow you to have them as the occasional treat as long as you've got room in your syn allowance, they also have a dried sachet of 36g which has 6.5 syns.
We've composed a short guide below which will discuss why Oats so simple apple and blueberry is high in syns, which porridge is syn free and some other syn values of the oats so simple range. We will also cover some alternative syns of ready to go porridge pots.
Why Is Oats So Simple Apple & Blueberry High In Syns?
Even though most porridge is considered healthy, when flavoured, its calories and syns can become very high. The pot of Oats So Simple apple & blueberry compared to the sachet is much higher in syns as it contains more oats than the sachet.
The reason these oats are so high in syns comes down to the sugar content inside, this can quickly add up if you make the porridge with milk too, nearly consuming your total daily syn allowance for the whole pot.
Which Type Of Porridge Is Syn Free?
If you want to keep your porridge syn free then you need to make sure are choosing plain oats and add your flavourings. This would be 40g of porridge oats and counts as your Healthy extra B, anything over this allowance would then need to be synned.
Quaker's Oats So Simple Syn Values
Since Quaker's have a huge range of oats, we've listed the other syn values in their range below to see which is the most slimming world friendly breakfast on the go.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Apple & Blueberry 36g – 6.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Pot Multigrain, Fruit Muesli 57g – 10 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Heaps of Fruit Apple & Cherry Porridge 36g – 6.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Protein Porridge, Original 8 pack 37.7g – 7 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Sultanas, Raisins, Cranberry & Apple 39g – 7 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Protein Porridge, Cinnamon 8 pack 46g – 8.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Pot Strawberry Jam 53g – 9.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Heaps of Fruit Pot Apple & Cherry pot – 10.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Pot Apple & Blueberry pot – 10.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Pot Caramel 57g – 10.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Golden Syrup 36g – 6.5 syns.
Quaker Oats Oat So Simple Pot Sweet Cinnamon 57g – 10.5 syns.
Alternative Porridge Pots To Oats So Simple Apple & Blueberry
If you are looking for some ready-made porridge types of pots and sachets for convenience then you are probably interested to see if there are any lower syn alternatives to oats so simple apple and blueberry porridge types.
We've listed a few alternates below.
MOMA Peanut Butter & Maple Syrup Porridge Sachets 8 x 35g - 7 syns.
The Great British Porridge Co Strawberry & Peanut Butter Instant Porridge 385g - 11.5 syns.
White's Toatly Oaty Wild Fruit Instant Sachets 8 x 35g - 5.5 syns per sachet.
MOMA Apple, Date & Caramel Porridge Sachets 8 x 35g - 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.
Nairns Gluten Free Real Porridge Oats 40g - Used as Hex B or 7.5 syns.
Bio&Me Porridge Apple & Cinnamon Gut-Loving Prebiotic 400g - 10 syns per 50g.
The Great British Porridge Co Blueberry & Banana Instant Porridge 55g serving - 11.5 syns.
Should I Eat Oats So Simple Apple And Blueberry On The SW Plan?
Overall, we would suggest giving the oats so simple apple and blueberry pot a miss on the slimming world plan as it is very high in syns, the sachet might be lower in syns, but you could get even more oats to eat which are syn free and add your flavourings, this will keep you fuller for longer.
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.