Cheese strings make a great snack or high protein addition to a quick lunch, but are cheese strings slimming world friendly or will they affect your weight loss on the plan?
Cheese strings typically have 3 syns for a 20g serving making them low in syns and a great high protein snack, this is a consistent syn value no matter the brand of cheese string you choose.
Down below in our syn guide, we will discuss how many cheese strings you can have on the slimming world, syn values, if cheese strings count as your healthy extra A and some low syn cheese snack alternatives.
At 3 syns for a 20g cheese string, you can have up to five cheese strings on the slimming world plan before using up all of your 15 syn daily allowance making them an excellent low syn snack.
Cheese strings are high in protein too, having nearly 5g of protein in one cheese string making them more filling.
Cheese strings have a similar syn value no matter the brand you buy, to help you compare syns, we've listed a couple of different options down below.
On the slimming world, you get a healthy extra A allowance which is a dairy allowance that counts towards your protein, in this allowance you don't have to count the syns in your dairy products unless you consume over the allocated allowance.
Cheese strings can be used as your healthy extra A on the slimming world plan, you can have up to two cheese strings before using all your allowance or four mini ones.
We've listed some other cheeses you can also have as your healthy extra A down below.
If your getting bored of standard cheese strings and your looking for some other kind of cheesy snacks, we've got some great alternatives for you to check out down below.
Overall, Cheese strings are low in syns, having 3 syns for a 20g portion, you can have up to five of them on the SW plan before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance. You can also have cheese strings as your healthy extra A up to two pieces thanks to them being high in protein, reduced fat cheese is also low in syns.