Is Lindt 85% Dark Chocolate Slimming World Friendly? - Our Guide!
One of the best parts about the slimming world is that you can eat chocolate as long as it fits within your syns, but what about Lindt dark chocolate, is it low in syns?
Lindt 85% dark chocolate has 3 syns per 10g square making it low in syns, but should be consumed within moderation on the plan since two squares can cost you nearly half of your daily syn allowance.
In our syn guide below we will take you through how much Lindt dark chocolate 85 you can have on slimming world, if dark chocolate is lower in syns than milk chocolate, some syn values and low syn alternatives to this chocolate.
How Much 85 Lindt Dark Chocolate Can I Eat In Slimming World?
At around 3 syns a square, you can have up to five squares of Lindt 85% dark chocolate before using all your 15 syn daily allowance, making it a great low syn chocolate choice.
This dark chocolate is low in syns thanks to its low sugar content, dark chocolate is also beneficial to your health due to being full of anti-oxidants.
Is Dark Chocolate Lower In Syns Than Milk Chocolate?
Dark chocolate is often advertised to be healthier than milk chocolate in the diet industry, but milk chocolate and dark chocolate have a similar syn value, some milk chocolate can be lower in syns than dark chocolate.
However, even though these chocolates are similar in syns, dark chocolate is the healthier choice since it has lots of flavonoids and is full of healthy minerals.
Syn Values Of Lindt Dark Chocolate
Lindt has a wide range of dark chocolate to choose from when your craving chocolate, we've listed some popular syn values below to help you compare.
Lindt 70% Cocoa Dark Cooking Chocolate - 7 syns.
Lindt Excellence 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate - 3 syns.
Lindt Excellence Dark Chocolate, Caramel with a Touch of Sea Salt - 2.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence 78% Cocoa Smooth Dark Chocolate - 3 syns.
Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa Dark Chocolate - 3 syns.
Lindt Excellence 90% Cocoa Supreme Dark Chocolate - 3 syns.
Lindt Excellence Cherry Intense Dark Chocolate - 6.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence Chocolate Bar, Dark Lime Intense - 2.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence Chocolate Bar, Orange Intense - 2.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence 99% Cocoa Dark Noir Chocolate - 7.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence Dark Chocolate Bar, Coconut Intense - 6.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence Dark Chocolate Bar, Raspberry Intense - 2.5 syns.
Lindt Excellence Dark Chocolate, Chilli - 2.5 syns.
Co-op Irresistible Fairtrade Single Origin 85% Cocoa Dark Chocolate 100g - 6 syns.
Aldi Moser Roth Organic Dark 85% Cocoa Chocolate 100g - 6 syns.
Cadbury Darkmilk Salted Caramel Chocolate Bar 85g - 4 syns.
M&S Single Origin Intense Dark Chocolate 85% Cocoa 100g - 10.5 syns.
Hotel Chocolat Batons 85% Dark 120g - 7.5 syns.
Skinny Whip Mint & Dark Chocolate Snack Bar 25g - 5 syns.
Celebrate Eight Dark Mint Chocolate Box 300g - 3.5 syns.
Skinny Crunch Mint & Dark Chocolate Snack Bar 19g - 3.5 syns.
Kit Kat 2 Finger Dark Chocolate Biscuit Bar Multipack 9 Pack - 5 syns.
Cadbury Bournville Classic Dark Chocolate Bar 180g - 6 syns.
Overall, Lindt 85 dark chocolate has 3 syns for a 10g square, making it low in syns, but two squares could cost you half of your daily syn allowance so they should be consumed within moderation. To save syns we recommend sticking to an allowance when eating this chocolate or checking out our low syn alternatives which start as low as 3.5 syns for a whole bar!
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.