If you are looking for some SW friendly savoury snacks, Babybel cheese is a great option due to its small size and high protein values, but how many syns do they have?
Babybels have 3 syns per original one, making them a great low syn snack choice to have during the day, their light versions also count as your healthy extra A for up to two, allowing you to avoid using your syns.
Down below in our guide, we will discuss how many Babybels you can have on slimming world, syn values of babybels as well as some low syn alternative snacking cheeses from other brands.
At 3 syns a Babybel you could have up to 5 babybels before using up all of your daily syn allowances, making them a great low syn savoury snack to have, they are also high in protein, having up to 5 grams per cheese.
We would recommend eating babybels in moderation however since they are high in fat, having up to 4g of fat per cheese.
If you are looking to use babybels as your Healthy Extra A dairy allowance you will need to choose their Babybel light version where you can be allowed up to two for your dairy allowance, beyond this you will need to syn the cheese at 2 syns a babybel.
Light babybels are the better choice if you are watching your fat intake, having just 2.5g for one mini cheese.
Babybels come in a few different types, we've listed their general syn values down below to help you stay on track with your syns.
Your healthy extra A on the slimming world is for your dairy allowance, it can be used as milk, cheese or yoghurt, and means you don't have to syn your dairy up to a certain amount.
For cheese, you can use the following as your healthy extra A -
If you find babybels too high in syns or you are looking to change it up with some alternatives, we've got some snacking cheeses for you to check out below.
To conclude, Babybels are very syn friendly, having just 3 syns a mini cheese and allowing you to have up to five before reaching your 15 syn daily allowances. To save syns, you can choose their light version which only has 2 syns or use two as your healthy extra A dairy allowance.
We recommend eating mini cheeses like babybel in moderation, although high in protein, these cheese snacks can often be high in fat too, so always check the syns beforehand.