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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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!