If you're looking to stock up on some slimming world-friendly snacks like nuts, you might be curious about how many syns chestnuts have in them and if they're considered to be low in syns on the plan.
Chestnuts have around 5 syns for 60g, making it high in syns, you could have up to three portions before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
In our syn guide below, we will discuss why Chestnuts are high in syns as well as some syn values of other nuts for easy snacking on the plan.
At 5 syns for 60g, Chestnuts are quite high in syns, allowing you to have around 150g-180g before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
Chestnuts get their high syn value mainly from their size and sugar content, having around 6g of sugar in 60g, they are quite low in fat however, making them a good choice for weight loss.
Nuts can be a great snack to have in the house if you are trying to lose weight thanks to their high protein content which can help to keep you full in between meals.
Overall, Chestnuts are quite high in syns due to their large size and high sugar content, they are however low in fat and only have around 5 syns for 60g, making them a healthy choice.
We recommend having nuts in moderation due to their high-fat content and weighing their portion to stay on track with syns, we've got a syn guide for other nuts like walnuts here.