If you're looking to make a smoothie at home or maybe you are curious about the syns in fruit, you might be wondering if blended fruit has syns on the SW plan or not?
Blended fruit does have syns on the slimming world, the syns in the fruits depends on what fruit is blended and any extra ingredients that it's blended with, fruit as a whole however is syn free on the slimming world plan.
In our syn guide below, we will take you through why blended fruit has syn on slimming world, some syn-free fruits as a whole and how to make an SW-friendly smoothie at home.
Since fruit itself is syn-free on the slimming world plan, you might be curious as to why blended fruit has syns, blended fruit has syns because it's easy to overeat and the sugar spikes your blood sugar quicker due to lack of fiber, this then causes sugar cravings after consuming.
Fruit as a whole remains mostly syn-free on the SW plan thanks to the added fibre which slows down the digestion and stops you from overeating the fruit.
If your looking for an SW-friendly snack, having fruit on hand is a good idea, most fruit is syn-free on the plan and some even count as speed fruits since they are more nutritionally dense than others.
If you are a lover of a smoothie but not a fan of the syns, you can always try making a low syn smoothie at home which is slimming world friendly.
We've listed the recipe details below for a raspberry mint smoothie.
Overall, blended fruit does have syns on the slimming world since it's easier to overconsume and can lead to sugar cravings. Fruit as a whole however is mainly syn-free on the slimming world thanks to the added fibre content.