If you're looking for an energy boost in the afternoon, you might be tempted to grab a chocolate bar like Boost, but how many syns do Boost bars have on the slimming world plan? Are they high in syns?
Boost bars have 9.5 syns on the slimming world plan making them a very high syn chocolate bar to have, we would only recommend having these chocolate bars as the occasional treat on the slimming world.
In our SW syn guide below, we will discuss why Boost bars are so high in syns, syn values of Cadbury's chocolate bars and some low syn alternative chocolate bars for when you feel like something sweet.
Why Are Boost Bars So High In Syns?
At 9.5 syns for one chocolate Boost bar, Boost bars are very high in syns taking the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan.
These chocolate bars get their high syn value from the sugar and fat, having nearly 19g of sugar and 11g of fat in just one bar. We, therefore, suggest only having these as the occasional treat.
Syn Values Of Cadbury Boost Chocolate & Bars
Cadbury has a few different varieties of their boost bar and lots of other chocolate bars with varying syn values, so as you can compare syns we've listed a few of their options down below.
Cadbury Boost Chocolate Bar 48.5g - 12.5 syns.
Cadbury Boost Chocolate Bar 4 Pack 160g - 10 syns.
Cadbury Boost Duo Chocolate Bar 63g - 8 syns.
Cadbury Boost Ice Cream 4 x 90ml - 12 syns.
Cadbury Boost Chocolate Bar 4 Pack 148g - 9.5 syns.
Cadbury Dairy Milk Bar (32.5g bar) – 8 1/2 syns.
Cadbury Boost Protein Chocolate Bar 49g - 12.5 syns.
Fry’s Raspberry Cream Chocolate Bar (49g bar) – 10 syns.
Lindt Lindor Mint Chocolate Mini Eggs (25g) – 7 1/2 syns.
Toblerone Fruit & Nut (35g bar) – 8 1/2 syns.
Lindt Milk Chocolate Bar, Orange 100g bar (25g serving) – 8 syns.
Nestle Aero Milk (27g bar) – 7 1/2 syns.
Nestle Lion Bar (30g bar) – 7 1/2 syns.
Kinder Chocolate Bar (21g snack) – 6 syns.
Lindt White Chocolate Bar 100g bar (25g) – 8 syns.
Fry’s Strawberry Cream Chocolate Bar (49g bar) – 10 syns.
Green & Black’s Dark Chocolate Bar with Ginger (15g bar) – 3 1/2 syns.
Green & Black’s Dark Chocolate Bar with Hazelnuts & Currants (15g bar) – 4 syns.
Guylian Belgian Chocolate Original Praline Bar (35g bar) – 9.5 syns.
To conclude, Boost bars are high in syns having on average 9.5 syns for a bar, consuming a lot of your 15 daily syns, we recommend having these bars as an occasional treat because of their high sugar and fat content or picking a low syn alternative chocolate bar which starts as low as 3.5 syns.
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.