Yoghurt is a great high protein snack for many of us slimmers, but just how many syns does the Skyr range of Icelandic yoghurts have?
Well, this comes down to the size of the yoghurt and flavour you choose from Arla Skyr, but on average they are around 1 1/2 syns for a small 140g pot and go up to 4 syns for the 190g pot of yoghurt.
In our small guide below, we will cover how many syns Skyr yoghurts have, which yoghurts are syn free and some low syn alternatives to snack on or have for breakfast.
You might have noticed that some yoghurts on the slimming world diet are syn free, these are typically always fat-free Greek-style yoghurts as they have few calories and are higher in protein, they make a great syn free breakfast if you top them with fruits too.
Yoghurts that tend to have lots of flavours are higher in syns as they have more calories and fat, you should be cautious with yoghurt drinks too as they can often seem healthy but are packed full of sugar too which makes them taste better but can also increase syn value.
Many people assume you can have yoghurt as your healthy extra A as a protein source but this is not the case and you will still need to syn it if not syn free.
To work out how many syns Skyr Icelandic yoghurts have you can follow the 20 calories to one syn rule or use our online syn calculator, but to get you started with have listed a few of the popular types of Skyr yoghurts below with their different syns.
There is a huge range of low syn yoghurts to choose from on the slimming world diet, we've listed some of the most popular alternatives below which can be eaten daily on the SW plan.
Overall, Skyr yoghurts are pretty low in syns coming in under 5 syns for all flavours, even their Icelandic ones which are thicker, pick up the fat-free version if you want to save some syns or check out lower syn alternatives below from popular brands.
We recommend having Greek styles zero fat yoghurt with a serving of fruit as a low syn breakfast or snack.