Are Discos High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Guide
If Discos are your favourite brand of crisps, the good news is you can snack away on these crisps on the slimming world plan as long as your counting then syns in them.
Disco's have on average 7 syns for a 25.5g pack, making them a very high syn kind of crisp, we would therefore suggest snacking on them within moderation on the plan.
In our syn guide below, we will discuss how many Disco's crisps you can have on the plan, some syn values of them and low syn alternatives from other brands to keep on hand for snacks.
How Many Disco's Crisps Can I Have On Slimming World?
At 7 syns for a 25.5g pack you can have up to two packs of Disco's crisps no matter the flavour you choose, these crisps get their high syn value from the fat content due to them being deep fried, for example, one 25.5g pack has up to 7.7g of fat inside.
You also need to consider the size of crisps you buy, Disco crisps come in different packet sizes, with their 28g serving having around 7.5 syns.
Disco Crisps Syn Values
Disco crisps have a variety of flavours in their range, to help you stay on track with syns we've listed them down below.
If you find Disco crisps to be too high in syns, there are plenty of other low syn crisps to check out for snacking, we've listed some alternative brands along with their syn values down below to help you out.
Aldi Passions Tortilla Chips, all varieties (25g bag) –6 1/2 syns.
Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Jumbo Caramel (each) - 2 1/2 syns.
Tayto Occasions Bacon Fries (25g) - 6 syns.
Walkers Crisps Pops, all varieties (23g bag) – 5 syns.
Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Salt & Vinegar (26g bag) - 5 1/2 syns.
Aldi Specially Selected Red Pepper & Cheddar Corn Tortilla Chips (25g) – 6 1/2 syns.
Walkers Crisps Oven Baked Crisps, 50% Less Fat, all varieties (25g bag) – 5 1/2 syns.
Overall, Disco crisps are very high in syns having 7 syns on average for a 25.5g packet, however, this can go up to 13 syns for a 50g packet, consuming most of your 15 syn daily allowance. To save syns we recommend choosing smaller packets of Disco's or checking out our low syn alternatives above which start as low as 2.5 syns a serving.
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.