How Many Syns In Babybel? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
29 May, 2022

Are Babybels High In Syns? - Our Guide!

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?

How Many Syns In Babybel?

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.

How Many Babybels Can I Eat On Slimming World?

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.

How Many Syns Are In Babybel Light?

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.

Syn Values Of Babybels

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.

  • Babybel Mini Natural Cheese 20g - 3 syns.
  • Babybel Mini Babybel Light 3 Portions - 2 syns.
  • Mini Babybel Miniroll Cheese Snacks 5 x 17g - 2 syns.
  • Mini Babybel Organic Cheese Snacks 5 x 20g - 3 syns.
  • Babybel Plus Vitamins Cheese Snacks 2x20g - 2.5 syns.
  • Babybel Mini Goats Variety 6 x 20g (120g) - 3 syns.
  • Babybel Plant-Based Vegan Snacks 5 x 20g (100g) - 2.5 syns.
  • Babybel Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes 75g - 3.5 syns.

Which Cheese Counts As Your Healthy Extra A On Slimming World?

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.

How Many Syns In Babybel?

For cheese, you can use the following as your healthy extra A -

  • Hard goats cheese 30g.
  • 65g Feta/Greek-style salad cheese reduced fat/light.
  • Cheddar up to 30g.
  • Ricotta up to 90g.
  • Cheddar reduced-fat up to 40g.
  • Halloumi standard (35g).
  • 50g of Mozzarella.

Branded Cheese

  • Dairylea Cheese Triangles Three original.
  • The Laughing Cow Light 75g Creamy Cheese.
  • The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles Blue Cheese Light versions for five.
  • Dairylea Cheese Spread 50g.
  • Light Dairylea Cheese Triangles.
  • Two original Dairylea Cheese Slices
  • Twisted Kerry Cheestrings Twisted Two portions.
  • Light Dairylea Cheese Spread 80g.

Low Syn Alternatives To Babybels

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.

  • Philadelphia Light Soft Cheese Mini Tubs 4 x 35g - 2.5 syns.
  • Cathedral City Mini Mature Cheeses 6 x 20g - 4 syns.
  • Cathedral City Mini Lighter Cheeses 6 x 20g - 3.5 syns.
  • Cathedral City Mini Extra Mature Cheeses 6 x 20g - 4 syns.
  • Cheestrings 8 Pack Twister 160G - 3 syns.
  • Dairylea Lunchables Chicken & Cheese 68.3G - 10.5 syns.
  • Primula Original Cheese Tube 140G - 2.5 syns.
  • Cheestrings Cheddar 4 Pack 80G - 3 syns.

Final Words

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.

How Many Syns In Babybel?

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.

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.
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