If it's a summer's day or you are down at the pub, you might be tempted to have a Kopparberg Cider, but since alcohol is not syn free on SW, you need to make sure you are tracking its syns.
Kopparberg Ciders have different syns according to their flavour and size, but on average for a can of Kopparberg you are looking at about 9 syns, for half a pint at the pub it could cost you 8 syns, making it a high syn drink.
We've put together a guide below which will take you through why Kopparberg is high in syns, some syn values of Kopparberg cider if you can have alcohol on slimming world and some low syn alternatives.
At 8-9 syns for a can or half a pint, Kopparberg cider is very high in syns, you could only have up to two cans before using up all of your daily syn allowances.
This cider gets most of its calories from the sugar, having up to 35g of sugar per can which is a normal daily allowance for most people.
You should also note that Kopparberg comes in cans and bottles, with some bottles having up to 500ml which would be 10 syns in total for a bottle.
As we mentioned above, Kopparberg Cider comes in a few different flavours and sizes which means they have to vary syns, we've listed all of their syn values down below to help keep you on track.
Many people assume that drinking alcohol would be off-limits when dieting and trying to lose weight, but on the SW plan, you can have alcohol in moderation, as long as it fits within your syn allowance.
In the slimming world, they recommend drinking until a tipping point, this is typically two drinks for a woman depending on the percentage. This is because after the tipping point it can cause you to eat more and also spikes your hunger levels.
If you're a lover of cider, but find Kopparberg too high in syns, we've got some low syn alternatives for you to check out below.
Overall, Kopparberg Cider is very high in syns, costing you around 9 syns a serving, we would suggest only drinking it in moderation due to its high syns and sugar content or try switching to a light cider which often only has around 6 syns a serving.
Alcohol should always be had within moderation on the slimming world plan, try to plan your drinks and syns in advance to avoid going off track.