Are Dairylea Light Triangles Slimming World Friendly? - Our Syn Guide!
If you're a lover of cheese, you've probably realised just how high calorie and high syn cheese is on the slimming world plan, but what about light options like Dairylea light triangles, are they high in syns?
Dairylea light triangles have 1 syns per triangle making them low in syns, you could have up to 15 triangles on the plan before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
In our syn guide below we will take you through why Dairylea light triangles are so low in syns, which cheese counts as your healthy extra A, syn values of their cheese and some low syn similar alternatives for snacking.
Why Are Dairylea Light Triangles So Low In Syns?
At just 1 syns per triangle, you can have up to 15 Dairylea light triangles on the slimming world plan before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance, making them an excellent choice for low syn snacking.
These triangles are low in syns thanks to their reduced fat content which keeps them low in calories, they have 40% less fat than their regular triangles which have 1.5 syns.
Which Cheese Counts As Healthy Extra A?
Dairylea light triangles can also be used in your healthy extra A dairy allowance for protein, you can have up to four of them as your healthy extra A, over this amount you will then need to start counting their syns. We've listed some other cheeses which can be used as your healthy extra A down below.
The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles Original - Two.
Dairylea Cheese Triangles Light - Four.
The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles Extra Light - Six.
Kerry Cheestring Minis - Four.
The Laughing Cow Cheese Triangles Mature Cheddar Light - Five.
To conclude, Dairylea light triangles are a great low-syn high protein snack to have in the slimming world, having only one syn per triangle, allowing you to have up to 15 before using all of your daily syn allowance, this is thanks to their reduced fat content.
You can also use four of these triangles as your healthy extra A to save syns.
Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.