How Many Syns In Cornflakes? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
29 May, 2022

Are Cornflakes High In Syns? - Our Guide

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?

How Many Syns In Cornflakes?

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.

Why Are Cornflakes High In Syns?

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.

Why Are Crunchy Nut Cornflakes High In Syns?

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.

Which Cereal Is Syn Free On Slimming World?

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.

How Many Syns In Cornflakes?

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.

  • All-Bran - 40g.
  • Jordan’s Natural Muesli (no added sugar) - 45g.
  • Shredded Wheat bitesize - 40g.
  • Shreddies - 40g.
  • Grape-Nuts - 40g.
  • Cheerios - 40g.
  • Aldi fruit wheat - 45g.
  • Bran flakes - 45g.
  • Fruit and fibre cereal - 40g.
  • Oat bran - 45g.
  • Weetabix crunchy bran - 45g.
  • Two Weetabix or shredded wheat.

Low Syn Alternatives To Cornflakes

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.

  • Asda Corn Flakes 450g - 6 syns.
  • Aldi Harvest Morn Crunchy Honey Nut Cornflakes 500g - 8 syns.
  • Tesco Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  • NESTLE GO FREE CORN FLAKES Gluten-free Cereal 500g Box - 6 syns.
  • Asda Honey Nut Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  • Morrisons Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Honey Nut Cornflakes 500g - 6 syn.
  • Lidl Crownfield Honeynut Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  • Whole Earth Golden Organic Corn Flakes 375g - 5.5 syns.
  • Asda Free From Corn Flakes 300g - 5.5 syns.
  • Essential Waitrose & Partners Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Free From Cornflakes 300g - 5.5 syns.
  • M&S Corn Flakes 500g - 6 syns.

Final Words

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.

How Many Syns In Cornflakes?

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.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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