How Many Syns In Hellmann's Lighter Than Light Mayonnaise?

Updated on 
7 May, 2022

What Is The Syn Value Of Hellmann's Lighter Than Light Mayonnaise?

If your trying to cut back on condiments when dieting then a light version of your usual sauces can be a lifesaver and are often much lower in syns than the original versions.

Hellmann's Lighter than light mayonnaise has 0.5 syns per tablespoon, making it a great low syn choice over regular mayonnaise if you are looking to save some syns. 

To help you stay on track with your Slimming World plan, we've created a small guide below which will go through why mayonnaise is often high in syns, some other syn values of Hellmann's range and low syn light mayo alternatives, we will also throw in an SW friendly mayo recipe.

How Many Syns In A Tablespoon Of Hellman's Light Mayo?

Regular mayonnaise should be avoided on the slimming world plan since it is very high in syns, coming in at around 5 syns a tablespoon, this is because this sauce is made from high saturated fats such as egg yolk and oil which makes it higher in calories and therefore syns.

Condiments such as mayo can also be easy to overeat, so it's better to stick to lighter versions if you like dipping or if you are using your mayo as a sandwich filler. Squeezy bottles with mayo tend to be better than spoon versions as you end up measuring out less!

Hellmann's Mayonnaise Syn Values

Hellmann's have a huge range of mayonnaise, from regular to light and flavoured versions, we've listed the syn values of their other mayonnaise down below.

  • Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise - 5 syns.
  • Hellmann's Organic Mayonnaise - 5 syns.
  • Hellmann's Light Mayonnaise - 2 syns a serving.
  • Hellmann's Lighter than Light Squeezy Mayonnaise - 3.5 syns tablespoon.
  • Hellmann's Vegan Mayonnaise - 5 syns.
  • Hellmann's Chilli Squeezy Mayonnaise With Tabasco - 2 syns per tablespoon.
  • Heinz Seriously Good Mayonnaise - 5 syns per spoon.
  • Hellmann's Vegan Mayonnaise Baconnaise - 5 syns a serving.
  • Hellmann's Garlic Vegan Mayonnaise - 5 syns per tablespoon.
  • Heinz Seriously Good Mayonnaise Light - 2 syns per tablespoon.
  • Heinz Seriously Good Lemon & Black Pepper Mayonnaise 215G - 5 syns per tablespoon.
  • Hellmann's Garlic Squeezy Mayonnaise - 2 syns.
  • Hellmann's Vegan Chipotle Mayonnaise - 5 syns.
  • Heinz Seriously Good Mayonnaise Garlic & Caramelised Onion - 5 syns.

Low Syn Light Mayo Alternatives

If you are not keen on Hellmann's lighter than light mayonnaise or you are looking for a change, we've listed a few other light mayo alternatives down below.

  • Tesco Light Mayonnaise - 2 syns per tablespoon.
  • Sainsbury's Reduced Fat Mayonnaise - 2 syns per tablespoon.
  • M&S Reduced Fat Mayonnaise - 3.5 syns per tablespoon.
  • Sainsbury's Mayonnaise Light, Squeezy - 2 syns per tablespoon.
  • Asda's mayonnaise light version - 2 syns per tablespoon.
  • Asda's mayonnaise extra light - 1 syn per tablespoon.

Slimming World Friendly Mayonnaise

If your missing your full-fat mayonnaise, but don't want to spend any syns on the condiment, you could try making an SYN FREE substitute at home, we've listed the recipe details down below.


  • Pinch of sweetener.
  • 1 tsp of mustard powder.
  • Two spoons of vinegar.
  • 6 tbsp of fromage frais.
  • Salt and some pepper.


  1. Mix your fromage frais, sweetener and vinegar together than in another bowl the powder and water, combine all mixing well until combined.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste and add in more vinegar if needed for sharpness and acidity.

Final Words

Overall, Hellmann's lighter than light mayonnaise has only half a syn per tablespoon, making it a great low syn condiment rather than full-fat mayonnaise which can cost you nearly 5 syns! We always suggest measuring your condiments out by the spoon to stay on track and choosing lighter options over full fat to save syns on your diet!

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.
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