Is Marmalade High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Syn Guide!
If you are the kind of person who loves marmalade on your toast, you will need to make sure you are synning this kind of spread in order to stay on track with your weight loss on the plan.
Marmalade has on average two syns for a 15g tablespoon making it low in syns, but we would suggest having this kind of jam in moderation due to its high sugar content.
Down below in our syn guide, we will discuss how much marmalade you can have on slimming world, syn values of them and some low syn alternative spreads to have on your morning toast.
How Much Marmalade Can I Have On Slimming World?
At two syns for a 15g tablespoon, you can have up to 7 tablespoons of marmalade before using up all your 15 syn daily allowance or around 15 teaspoons weighing 8g.
Marmalade is quite low in syns, but we recommend weighing out your portion of marmalade to avoid using too many syns by accident, the jam is also very high in sugar having on average 9g of sugar for a tablespoon so we suggest having it in moderation.
Syn Values Of Marmalade
Marmalade has a similar syn value no matter the brand you choose, to help you stay on track with syns we've listed a few popular brands along with their syn values down below.
Frank Cooper's "Oxford" Fine Cut Oxford Marmalade 454g - 2 syns a tablespoon.
Tesco Fine Cut Orange Marmalade 454g - 2 syns.
Rose's Lemon & Lime Fine Cut Marmalade 454g - 1 syn a teaspoon.
Bonne Maman Bitter Orange Fine Shred Marmalade 370g - 1 syn a teaspoon.
Mackays Seville Orange Marmalade 340g - 1 syn a teaspoon.
Aldi Grandessa Tangy Fine Cut Marmalade 454g - 2 syns a tablespoon.
Hartleys Best Strawberry Seedless Jam 340G - 1.5 syns a tablespoon.
Tesco No Added Sugar Strawberry Jam 340G - 1.5 syns.
Tesco Apricot Jam 454G - 2 syns.
Tesco Lemon Curd 411G - 2.5 syns.
Overall, marmalade is a low syn spread having two syns for a 15g tablespoon, we would suggest measuring out your portion of marmalade to stay on track with your syns and having it in moderation since it can be high in sugar.
To save syns, you can always check out our low syn alternatives above which start as low as 1.5 syns or choose reduced sugar marmalade as a healthier option.
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.