Finding a slimming world-friendly cereal isn't easy, some brands are packed full of sugar, having syns up to 6 syns a portion which is nearly half your syn allowance, but what about frosted Shreddies, are they high in syns?
Frosted Shreddies have 7.5 syns for a 40g serving, making them high in syns, and taking you over half of your daily syn allowance on the plan.
We've discussed below in more detail why this cereal is so high in syns, syn values of Shreddies in general and some low syn alternative cereals for a syn-friendly breakfast!
At 7.5 syns for a 40g portion, Frosted Shreddies are very high in syns, using over half of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan, meaning you could have up to two portions in one day.
This cereal gets its high syn value from the sugar content, with a 40g portion having 9g of sugar inside, we, therefore, suggest only having this cereal in moderation, or choosing plain cereal like Weetabix which can also count as your healthy extra B!
Shreddies have a large range of cereal on offer with varying syns, we've listed their range below to help you stay on track with syns.
If you find Shreddies to be too high in syns, there are lots of other low-syn alternative kinds of cereals to check out for a low-syn breakfast.
Overall, Frosted Shreddies are high in syns, having 7.5 syns per serving, using half your daily syn allowance. We recommend having this cereal in moderation since it is very high in sugar or checking out low-syn alternatives.
Some cereal like porridge oats can also be used as your healthy extra B since it is high in fibre, with a syn guide to oats here.