How Many Syns In Streaky Bacon? Is It High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Syn Guide!
If you love a fry-up on the weekend with some streaky bacon, or maybe you have a BLT for lunch, it's important to make sure you are synning any bacon which is fatty on the slimming world plan.
Streaky bacon has on average 2.5 syns to 3 syns per rasher, making it high in syns, you could have up to around 3-5 rashers on the plan before using up all your daily syn allowance.
Down below, we've put together a guide which will discuss why streaky bacon has syns, some varying syn values as well as syn values of other bacon to help you compare.
Why Does Streaky Bacon Have Syns?
At 2.5-3 syns a rasher, streaky bacon is fairly high in syns, you could have up to 3-5 rashers before using all your syns depending on the amount of fat in the bacon.
Since bacon is syn-free on the SW plan, you might be shocked to find out that streaky bacon has this many syns, this is because streaky bacon has fat on it, up to 7g of fat for just two rashers totalling 30g. Only lean meat with the fat removed can be classed as syn-free on the plan.
Streaky Bacon Syn Values
Streaky bacon has a similar syn value no matter where you buy it from, however unsmoked and smoked variations can differ slightly.
We've listed some syn values of streaky bacon down below to help you out.
Overall, streaky bacon can be very high in syns due to all the fat on the bacon, bacon is only syn free in slimming world if all the visible fat is removed. To save syns, we suggest taking the fat off bacon or using bacon medallions which are syn-free on the plan and very low in fat.
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.