Whether you like topping your pasta with cheese or snacking on some cheese and crackers, you might be wondering how many syns cheddar cheese has?
Cheddar cheese has 2 syns for 10g or you can use 30g as your healthy extra A dairy allowance. For mature cheddar, 30g could cost you 6.5 syns.
We've composed a short guide below which will take you through how much cheddar cheese you can eat on slimming world, how many syns are in other cheddar types, syn values as well as some low syn alternative other cheeses.
At 2 syns for a tablespoon or around 10g - or 4 syns for 20g, you could have up to 50g of cheddar cheese before using up all your 15 syn daily allowance, making it very high in syns. Cheddar is generally high in syns because it is high in fat, with regular cheddar having up to 10g of fat for just a 30g serving.
To save syns, you could switch to reduced-fat cheddar which on average has 1.5 syns for 10g, this allows you to have up to 100g before using up all your allowance.
Cathedral city cheese is a very popular type of cheddar, therefore you might be wondering how many syns this cheddar cheese has. Well, Cathedral city cheese has on average 6.5 syns for a 30g serving of their original mature cheese.
For their lighter Cathedral city cheese, it has 4.5 syns for a 30g serving which is a lower syn alternative.
Many people wonder if mature cheese has a different syn value to regular cheddar cheese, mature cheese has the same syn value as regular cheddar cheese, which is around 6.5 syns for 30g, you can also find lighter mature cheddar options which has fewer syns.
Cheddar cheese all has a similar syn value no matter the brand that you buy it from, but to keep you on track with your syns, we've listed some popular syn values down below.
Since 30g of cheddar cheese can be used as your healthy extra A, you might be wondering what other cheese can you use as your dairy allowance to help you save syns.
We've listed the cheese options down below.
If you find cheddar cheese to be too high in syns, you can always switch to reduced-fat cheddar cheese or we've listed some other low syn alternatives down below to get your cheese fix with.
Overall, Cheddar cheese is high in syns, having 6.5 syns for just a small 30g serving, but to save syns you can also use 30g as your healthy extra A dairy allowance, or switch to reduced fat cheddar which has nearly half the amount of syns.