Cottage cheese is a great staple for the slimming world, its low-calorie nutritional value is great for snacking with, topping jacket potatoes with or as a sandwich filler.
Longley farm cottage cheese in particular has 5 syns per 100g in its natural flavour making it a great high protein low syn snack to have in moderation or as part of a meal.
To find out more about the syns in Longley Farm Cottage Cheese, whether or not cottage cheese is syn free as well as some low syn alternatives from other brands.
As long as you measure out and track the syns of your cottage cheese there is no reason as to why you can't enjoy it on the slimming world plan.
Cottage cheese is very healthy for weight loss, it's naturally low in calories, a great source of calcium and contains lots of healthy fats. You could have up to 300g of this natural cottage cheese before exceeding your daily syn allowance.
Although cottage cheese does have healthy fats, you should still watch your fat intake when eating cottage cheese since it can be high.
We've listed the syn values of the Longley farm cottage cheese range down below.
You might be confused about whether or not cottage cheese is syn free, low fat cottage cheese is indeed syn free but full-fat cottage cheese is not syn free.
This means you can have as much as you want without having to track their syns.
If you find Longley Farm Cottage Cheese too high in syns there are plenty of other low syn alternatives to check out for a great snack.
We've listed a few alternatives below.
No, unfortunately, cottage cheese cannot be used as your healthy extra A protein source, only the reduced-fat version is syn free, for any full fat cottage cheese you will need to syn them which on average is around 5 syns for 100g.
Overall, Longley Farm Cottage Cheese has 5 syns per 100g for its natural version and 5.5 syns in for the flavoured version, making it very low in syns and a great snack to have for weight loss. If you want to keep your syns even lower we suggest using a reduced fat cottage cheese as this is syn free.