Many people assume alcohol is off-limits when dieting, but in the slimming world, plan drinking is fine in moderation as long as you track your drinks syns.
Kraken rum in particular has 105 calories per ounce which are around 5 syns, this makes it high in syns but fine to drink in moderation.
In our guide below, we will discuss exactly how much Kraken rum you can have on the SW plan, some other syn values of general alcohol, if alcohol will affect your weight loss and low syn rum alternatives for the weekend!
A standard shot of Kraken rum is 1.5 ounces which is around 7.5 syns, a double shot would cost you 15 syns which is your whole daily syn allowance.
We would suggest only consuming this rum in moderation, for a mixer, we would stick to a calorie-free soda to prevent adding further syns to the drink.
Kraken rum gets most of its syns from the added sugar for its flavours, a standard rum shot would normally cost you around 2.5 syns for 25ml.
Alcohol has varying syns according to the type that you choose, so to help you pick the lowest syn drink we have listed the rest of their syn values down below.
Alcohol does not affect your weight loss in the slimming world as long as you consume it in moderation, we would not suggest using all your syns on alcohol within one day, instead, space it over the week.
Slimming worlders also drink alcohol in moderation following their tipping point, for most this is about 9.3 units or three glasses of wine, when drinking beyond this point many people start to overeat which could impact your diet.
If you find Kraken rum to be too high in syns there are plenty of other low syn alternatives which are lower in sugar and calories.
We've listed a few below.
Overall, Kranken rum is very high in syns with one ounce costing you 5 syns for a shot, you should be keeping track when consuming this drink and consume in moderation to avoid going over your syn allowance, we would suggest mixing with a calorie-free option.
Always stop drinking before you reach your tipping point in the slimming world to avoid excess calorie consumption and maintain your weight loss.