Are Doritos High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Syn Guide
There's nothing quite like a pack of Doritos for a quick snack, but since these crisps are deep fried you will need to make sure you track their syns on the slimming world so as they cannot affect your weight loss.
Doritos have on average 7.5 syns for a 30g packet no matter the flavour that you choose, for their 40g packet you are looking at using 10 syns, making these crisps very high in syns.
Down below, we've discussed in more detail how many Doritos you can have on the SW plan, some syn values of them and low syn alternative tortilla crisps for snacking on.
How Many Doritos Can I Have On Slimming World?
At 7.5 syns for a 30g packet, you could have up to two packs of doritos crisps before using up all of your 15 daily syns making them very high in syns.
Doritos get their high syn value from the fat content since the crisps are deep fried, for example, one pack of 30g tangy cheese Doritos have nearly 8g of fat. This doesn't mean you can't enjoy the occasional pack of doritos but just ensure you have enough room within your allowance and that you are weighing out your portion when eating from a multipack.
Syn Values Of Doritos
Doritos have a big range of flavors to choose from with similar syn values, to help you stay on track with your syns, we've listed them down below.
Aldi Specially Selected Tortilla Chips Sea Salt & Lime 160g - 9.5 syns.
Overall, Doritos are very high in syns, having 7.5 syns for just 30g, this means you could enjoy up to two packs before using all of your 15 daily syns. These crisps get their high syn value from the fat due to them being deep fried.
To save syns, we suggest choosing smaller-sized packets or choosing from our low syn alternatives above which start as low as 6 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.