Are Heck Sausages High In Syns? Are Heck Pork Sausages Slimming World Friendly?
If you're someone who likes sausages for breakfast or maybe you love a sausage pasta bake for a weeknight dinner, you might be wondering how slimming world-friendly Heck sausages are on the plan?
Heck sausages typically have on average 4 syns for two chipolatas no matter the type that you choose, for their chicken sausages you are looking at using 4 syns and for their pork sausages 14.5 syns for 100g.
Down below, we've discussed in further detail why Hecks sausages are so low in syns, syn values, plus some low syn alternative chicken and pork sausages from other brands.
Why Are Heck Sausages So Low In Syns?
At just 4 syns for two sausages, Heck sausages have a much lower syn value than most standard sausages and are very high protein, you could have up to eight sausages before using up all your daily syn allowance.
Heck sausages are low in syns since they contain mainly lean chicken meat rather than pork, helping to reduce the fat, they also have pea flour which helps to boost the protein.
How Many Syns Do Heck Spring Chicken Sausages Have?
Hecks chicken sausages in particular have 4 syns for two chipolatas, which is the same as most of their standard sausages no matter the flavouring, making them very low in syns, and allowing you to have up to eight before using your allowance up.
These chicken sausages also have 10g of protein for two sausages and just 1.4g of fat, making them great for people who are looking to get more protein into their diet.
How Many Syns Do Heck 97% Pork Sausages Have?
For their 97% Heck pork sausages, you are looking at using 14.5 syns for 100g, making them much higher in syns than chicken sausages due to the added fat content from the pork, they do have reduced-fat pork sausages available though which have just 7.5 syns for 100g, nearly half the syns.
Syn Values Of Heck Sausages
As you've probably noticed, Heck sausage comes in a wide variety of meats and flavours, to help you compare the syns in their sausages we've listed some of their syn values down below.
Heck 10 Chicken Italia Chipolatas 340g - 3 syns for two.
Muscle Foods Chorizo Pork Sausages – 2 syns per sausage.
Richmond 12 Thin Pork Sausages 340G - 3 syns.
Richmond 12 Skinless Pork Sausages 319G - 3 syns.
Richmond 8 Thick Pork Sausages 410G - 5.5 syns.
Tesco British Pork Chipolata Sausages– 2 syns per 12 sausages.
Tesco Lincolnshire Pork Sausages – 6 syns a serving.
Heck Smoky Chorizo-Style Pork Sausages – 3 syns per sausage.
Porky Whites Pork Chipolata - 3 syns per sausage.
Richmond Irish Pork Sausages – 2.5 syns per serving.
Tesco Butcher Pork Sausages - 6 syns per sausage.
Overall, Heck sausages are low in syns, having on average 4 syns for two chipolatas, there 97% pork sausages are slightly higher in syns however, having 14.5 syns for 100g, this is due to the high fat content. To save syns we suggest using reduced-fat pork sausages when possible and sticking with chipolatas which are often much lower in 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.