Popcorn is a great snack to have during the day and is naturally low in calories, making it an excellent weight-loss snack to have on the plan, but is it low in syns too?
Air-popped popcorn can have varying syns according to how it is cooked and the flavourings on top, plain air-popped popcorn will typically have around 4-4.5 syns for 15g, however syn can be even lower if you make it at home.
We've put together a syn guide below which will take you through how much air popped popcorn you can eat on the slimming world and some various options with their syn values so that you can choose the lowest syn option for snacking.
At around 4-4.5 syns for 15g, air popped popcorn can be relatively low in syns depending on the flavours and brand you pick, allowing you to have around three-four portions before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
Air-popped popcorn is naturally low in syns thanks to its healthy calorie content, high syn popcorn is usually due to extra ingredients like oil and butter which are added at the end.
To keep syns we always recommend making your own popcorn at home, we have a great syn guide to this here.
Air popped popcorn can have varying syns according to the ingredients and how it is made, so as you can compare syns, we've listed a variety of options below.
Overall, air popped popcorn is low in syns, having around 4-4.5 syns per 15g serving, this is because popcorn is naturally low in calories, we would be cautious of popcorn which has extra ingredients like butter and oil however since they add more calories.
To be on the safe side, we recommend opting for low-calorie popcorn brands like popcorn as a low syn snack, we have a syn guide to them here.