Low-Syn Bread on Slimming World: The Best Options for Your Diet
If you're a lover of toast in the morning or often pack sandwiches for your dinner, you might be curious as to how many syns bread has on the slimming world plan and which type is the lowest in syns?
The lowest syn bread on slimming world has to be standard white bread from a small loaf, coming in between 3-3.5 syns a slice, you can also make slimming world cloud bread which is syn free on the plan.
Down below in our guide we will take you through how many syns different bread has, some general syn values, which bread counts as your healthy extra B and how to make your low syn bread to save syns.
How Many Syns Does White Bread Have?
If you prefer white bread to brown bread, your looking at spending between 3-6 syns a slice depending on the thickness of the loaf that you buy, for example, a 400g slice has 3 syns while an 800g slice has 5-6 syns.
White bread does not count as your healthy extra B on the slimming world plan since it doesn't contain a high amount of fibre.
How Many Syns Does Brown Bread Have?
Brown bread like white bread has between 3-5 syns for one slice (also check out Brennans Be Good Bread), this varies according to the size of the loaf, wholemeal bread isn't any lower in syns than white bread, but is high in fibre, which is why two slices from a 400g wholemeal loaf can be used as your healthy extra B, meaning you don't have to syn them.4
Syn Values Of Different Bread
To help you compare the syn values between different bread types we've listed some popular options down below so you can save syns.
To save syns, we recommend using your bread as your healthy extra B fibre allowance when possible, we've listed some bread which can be counted towards this down below, do note that once you go over this allowance you will have to syn them again.
2 slices of small gluten-free bread, brown/high fibre white /multi-seed.
1 Warburtons gluten-free multiseed sandwich thin.
3 slices Kingsmill No Crusts Wholemeal Bread (400g loaf).
60g wholemeal bread.
1 Hovis Wholemeal Sliced Roll.
60g rye bread.
2 small slices of wholemeal bread (400g sliced loaf).
1 thick slice of wholemeal bread (800g sliced loaf).
1 Weight Watchers Tortilla Wrap.
How To Make Your Own Low Syn Bread
Apart from using bread as your healthy extra B, you can also make your own at home to reduce syns and still enjoy your sandwiches without the guilt.
This recipe below serves four and is most importantly syn free!
Three spoons of quark.
A teaspoon of sweetener.
Separate your eggs then mix the yolks with your quark, sweetener and seasoning, whisk the egg whites in another bowl till they become stiff.
Fold together, spray a baking tray then spoon the mixture into small roll shapes and bake for 20 minutes.
Overall, the lowest syn bread is around 3 syns a slice, wholemeal or white from a small loaf, to save syns we suggest switching to wholemeal bread where you can have two slices from a 400g loaf as your healthy extra B.
You can also make cloud bread which is syn-free if you are a bread lover and is great for toast and sandwiches!
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.