If you are a snacker, finding slimming world-friendly snacks like crisps isn't always easy, crisps can often be loaded with saturated fat and have a high syn value on the plan, but what about popular brands such as Kettle crisps? Are they high in syns?
Kettle crisps have varying syns according to the size of the bag and flavour you choose, on average you can expect a 40g bag to have around 10 syns, making them high in syns on the plan.
Within our syn guide below, we will discuss why Kettle crisps are so high in syns, some syn values of their range and low syn alternative crisps to help you stay on track with your weight loss!
At 10 syns for a 40g packet, Kettle crisps are very high in syns, consuming around 80% of your 15 syn daily allowances.
These crisps get a high syn value due to their fat content since the crisps are fried in oil, for example, a 30g serving of plain salted Kettle crisps can have up to 9g of fat in them!
To stay on track, we recommend choosing smaller portions of these crisps or switching to baked options which often have less fat, Jacob's baked crinklys are a good example.
Kettle has a large range of crisps on offer coming in various flavours and sizes, to help you compare the syns in their range, we've listed all of their values below.
If you find Kettle crisps to be too high in calories and syns, there are lots of other crisps (ultimate syn crisp list here) on the market which are more syn friendly, we've listed some alternatives to help you out below.
To conclude, Kettle crisps are high in syns, with the average 40g bag having around 10 syns, which is the majority of your 15 syn daily allowance, we would therefore suggest snacking on these crisps in moderation.
In order to save syns, opt for small portions of crisps are switch to healthier options like baked crisps or even popcorn, we have a great syn guide to low syn popcorn here.