How Many Syns In Hula Hoops? & Other Low Syn Alternatives!

Updated on 
8 November, 2022

Are Hula Hoops Okay To Eat On Slimming World? - Our Guide

If you are a snacker then Hula Hoops might be one of your go-to crisps when the 3 pm slump hits, but since these crisps are not syn free on the slimming world plan you need to ensure you are tracking their syns.

Hula hoops have 6 syns in for their original pack flavour making them very high in syns, they should therefore only be consumed within moderation. 

To find out more about Hula Hoops and whether or not they are slimming world friendly as well as some low syn alternative crisps we've put together a short informational guide for you to check out below.

Why Are Hula Hoops So High In Syns?

You might be shocked to learn that hula hoops have 6 syns in per pack considering their small size, most of the syns in these crisps come from the high-fat content due to the fact the potato rings are fried, one packet of hula hoops could have up to 6g of fat.

At 6 syns each, just two packets of these crisps would be close to your 15 syn daily allowances so you should ensure you are consuming them in moderation.

How Many Syns In Hula Hoops Puft? & Other Varieties?

Hula Hoops nowadays come in quite a few different flavours, we've listed the syn values of them all down below to keep you on track with your snacking.

  • Hula Hoops, PUFT, Salted 15g bag – 3 1/2 syns.
  • Hula Hoops, PUFT, Cheese 15g bag – 3 1/2syns.
  • Hula Hoops, PUFT, Beef 15g bag – 3 1/2 syns.
  • Hula Hoops, Cheese & Onion, 25g bag – 6 1/2 syns. 
  • Hula Hoops, Original, 25g bag – 6 syns.
  • Kp Hula Hoops Bbq Beef - 6 syns.
  • Hula Hoops Original Grab Bag 50G - 6 syns.
  • Hula Hoops Bbq Grab Bag 50G - 6 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Hula Hoops

As Hula Hoops are pretty high in syns, you might be looking for some lower syn alternative crisps to snack on, we've listed our favourites which are SW friendly below.

  • Weight Watchers Mini hoops salt and vinegar – 3 1/2 syns. 
  • Snack a Jacks Barbecue (26g bag) - 5 1/2 syns.
  • Weight Watchers Mini hoops slightly salted – 3 1/2 syns. 
  • Walkers Crisps Wotsits, Really Cheesy (16.5g bag) – 4.5 syns. 
  • Tayto Salt n Vinegar Spirals (25g bag) - 6 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Doritos Corn Chips, all varieties (25g) – 5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Squares Crisps, all varieties (22g bag) – 5 syns.
  • Walkers Crisps Pops, all varieties (23g bag) – 5 syns.
  • Snack a Jacks Jumbo Cheese (each ) - 2 syns.
  • Snack a Jacks Jumbo Salt & Vinegar (each) - 2 syns.
  • Tayto Occasions Bacon Fries - 6 syns.
  • Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Jumbo Caramel - 2.5 syns.
  • Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Salt & Vinegar (26g bag) - 5 1/2 syns.
  • Snack a Jacks Caramel (30g bag) - 6 syns.
  • Aldi Specially Selected Red Pepper & Cheddar Corn Tortilla Chips (25g) – 6 1/2 syns.
  • Tayto Beef & Onion Crisps (25g bag) - 6 1/2 syns.
  • Tayto Cheese & Onion Crisps (25g bag) - 6 1/2 syns.

Last Words

To conclude, Hula Hoops are high in syns coming in at 6 syns per bag due to them being high in fat since they are fried potato, if you are looking to save syns on your snacks we would suggest checking out our low syn alternatives above which included weight watchers versions of Hula Hoops which are 3 syns less.

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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