One of the unique parts about the slimming world plan is the freedom it gives you to indulge in treats like alcohol while losing weight as long as you're counting the syns in your drinks, but what about desperados, are they high in syns?
Desperados have around 7 syns for a 250ml bottle, making them high in syns, you could have up to two bottles before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan.
Down below in our syn guide, we will take you through why Desperados are so high in syns, their syn values of them and some low syn alternatives for having on the plan.
At 7 syns for one 250ml desperado, these alcoholic drinks are very high in syns, consuming half of your 15 syn daily allowance, meaning you can have up to two bottles before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
Desperados get their high syn content from the sugar in them, having 5g-6g of sugar in just one bottle, the tequila in the drink also adds extra syns.
Desperados can have varying syn values according to the size of the drink you choose, we've listed their syn values below to help you keep on track with syns.
If you find Desperados to be too high in syns, there are lots of other low-syn beers and tequila beers to check out for when you feel like a treat.
To conclude, Desperado's are very high in syns, this is because of the sugar content, allowing you to have up to two bottles before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance. We suggest alternating beers with water to help slow down your consumption and stay on track with your syns.
If you are looking for some low-syn alternatives we recommend checking out other beers like Carlsberg here.