If you are searching for a new slimming world friendly breakfast cereal, you might be wondering if cornflakes are low in syns on the plan?
Cornflakes have 6 syns in for a serving, making them a high syn breakfast cereal, crunchy nut cornflakes also have 6 syns in, meaning both bowls of cereal should be eaten within moderation, we would weigh your serving size to avoid using too many syns.
In our guide below, we will discuss why cornflakes and crunchy nut cornflakes are so high in syns, which cereal counts as your healthy extra B and some low syn alternative cornflakes.
At 6 syns a serving, cornflakes are very high in syns, consuming nearly half of your daily syn allowance. This cereal is high in syns due to the sugar content, having 2.5g of sugar a portion. You should also consider the milk with this cereal, unless used as your healthy extra A you will need to make sure you're synning your milk.
Crunchy nut cornflakes also have 6 syns a serving which is nearly half your daily syn allowance but is the more unhealthy choice in comparison to cornflakes due to their sugar content, having up to 11g of sugar in just a 30g portion of the cereal.
If your find crunchy nut cornflakes and regular cornflakes to be too high in syns, you might be curious to as if there is a syn free cereal on the slimming world plan.
There is no syn free cereal on slimming world but you can use certain types of cereals as your healthy extra B fibre allowance, allowing you to avoid synning them, we've listed which types you can use below.
If you find cornflakes and crunchy nut cornflakes to be too high in syns, you might be wondering if there are any similar low syn alternative cereals available.
We've listed a few below to check out.
Overall, cornflakes and Crunchy Nut cornflakes are both very high in syns, having nearly half of your daily syn allowance for just a 30g serving, although we would choose the original cornflakes over the crunchy nut cornflakes because they have much less sugar per serving.
To save syns, we would suggest serving a smaller portion size or switching to a cereal you can use as your healthy extra B such as all bran for example.