Shredded wheat is a favourite breakfast to start the day for many of us and is typically regarded as healthy due to them being wholegrain cereal, but just how many syns does this food have?
Well, for two pieces of shredded wheat you are looking at 8 syns which is just over half of your daily syn allowance, making them high in syns, but you can also use them as your healthy extra B, keeping them syn free.
Down below we will discuss why these biscuits are so high in syns, some other syn values of shredded wheat cereals and lower syn cereal alternatives from other brands.
At 8 syns for two pieces, shredded wheat is very high in syns, most of these syns simply come from the wheat inside of them, having around 30g of carb for two biscuits, still, however, they are very low in sugar fat, making them a healthy choice to spend your syns on.
Since this cereal is made of complete wheat you can also use it as your healthy extra B allowance for your daily dose of fibre, paired with 125ml of milk as your healthy extra A and some speed fruit for a completely syn free brekky!
Shredded wheat has a large range of cereals than just their biscuits, so to keep you on track we've listed out the rest of their syns down below.
Do note that all of these cereals can be used as your healthy extra B when eaten in a portion of 40g per person.
If you find shredded wheat too high in syns and have already used your healthy extra B allowance for something else, there are plenty of other low syn alternatives to choose from.
Overall, two shredded wheat cereal has 8 syns in for breakfast or can be used as your healthy extra B fibre allowance for a syn free breakfast. We recommend using your allowance for this paired with your milk as your healthy extra A and top with fruit for a healthy breakfast.