How Many Syns In Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles?

Updated on 
8 March, 2022

Are Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles High In Syns?

Now and then, we need a pick me up, and luckily on the slimming world diet, you can have your sweet treats without them affecting your weight loss as long as you have room in your syn allowance.

Rowntree's fruit pastilles have 0.5 syns in per pastille, this means you could have up to 30 of them before exceeding your daily syn allowance, making them a great low syn sweet to fix a sugar craving. 

Down below in our short guide we have briefly discussed some other low syn sweets for under 5 syns as well as if eating sweets on the SW will affect your weight loss.

Will Eating Sweets Affect My SW Weight Loss?

There is no reason as to why you cannot eat sweets on the slimming world plan, especially ones such as Rowntree's fruit pastilles as they are very low in syns and you would have to have a huge amount to go over your 15 syn daily allowance.

Every kind of sweet treat in moderation will not affect your weight loss and help you stick with healthy eating in the long run as you do not feel restricted.

Other Low Syn Alternatives To Rowntrees Fruit Pastilles

There are plenty of other low syn sweets to treat yourself with on the SW plan if you feel like having an afternoon pick me up, we've listed them below to help you stay on track.

  • Cola bottles - 0.5 syns per bottle.
  • Werthers Originals (sugar-free) - 1 syn per sweet. 
  • Flying saucers - 0.5 syns per sweet.
  • Barratt Flumps - 1.5 syns per sweet.
  • Bassett’s Liquorice Allsorts - 1 syn each.
  • Aniseed balls - 1.5 syns per sweet.
  • Bonbons - 1.5 syns per sweet.
  • Fox’s Glacier Fruits/Dark - 1 syn per sweet.

Tips For Controlling Sweet Cravings On The Slimming World Plan

If you find yourself often craving sweets when dieting, you might be interested in checking out our tips below to see if they can help you control your sweet cravings during the day.

  • Have some fruit - Fruit is high in natural sugar and also good for you, so before reaching for the sweets, see if a nice fruit salad will fix it.
  • Try quark and sweetener - Quark and sweetener can taste like pudding yet is SYN FREE and is bound to fix your sweet tooth, especially when topped with some berries.
  • Eat enough during the day - Eating enough during the day and making sure you get enough protein is essential for controlling cravings.
  • Recognise patterns - Do you often crave sweets mid-afternoon or in the evening after dinner, whichever one, try and recognise this pattern and make sure you've got healthy snacks on hand, you might be craving sugar for energy in the afternoon, in this case, a black coffee might fix it.
  • Allow yourself to have a treat - Sometimes, you can't satisfy a sweet craving with a substitute food, and that's okay! Simply allowing yourself to have some sweets in moderation will help and stop you from feeling restricted.

Last Words

Overall, Rowntree's fruit pastilles are low in syns and are a great low syn sugar snack to have when you are having the sugar munchies and will only set you back 0.5 syns per sweet. If you find yourself craving sweets often then check out our tips above to help you stay on track and banish your sugar cravings once and for all!

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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