If you are looking to make an easy stir fry for dinner with some chopped pork or even a sandwich for lunch, you might be curious as to if chopped pork has syns on the slimming world?
Chopped pork does indeed have syns on the slimming world if you choose the canned version, on average you are looking at around 12.5 syns for 100g of this meat, making it quite high in syns.
We've put together a short guide below taking you through why chopped pork is high in syns, syn values and some low syn alternative tinned meats for an easy lunch or dinner.
Chopped pork has 12.5 syns for 100g, making it very high in syns and using most of your 15 syn daily allowance.
This tinned pork gets its high syn values from the fat content, having up to 21g of fat for a 100g portion, it's also high in sodium, having 2.4g of salt in a 100g portion, so we would suggest having the tinned meat in moderation.
Chopped pork all has a similar syn value no matter where you buy it from, we've listed some syn values of this meat to help you out down below.
If chopped pork has syns, you might be wondering about regular pork slices, do they also have syns on the plan? Well, regular pork is in fact syn free on the slimming world as long as all of the visible fat is removed, since canned pork does not have its fat removed, it is not syn free.
Pork is one the fattiest types of meat so we would suggest eating it in moderation or choosing less fatty cuts such as a pork shoulder joint.
If you find chopped pork to be too high in syns, you might be wondering if there are any lower syn alternatives, we've listed a few canned options down below to help you out.
To conclude, chopped pork is a very high syn canned meat due to the high fat content of the pork, we would therefore suggest eating it in moderation or suggest having regular pork cuts to help reduce syns. Always be careful about fat and sodium contents inside of tinned meats since they can often be high in order to preserve the meat inside.