How Many Syns In McDonalds Chicken Nuggets? Are They High In Syns?
If you fancy having some Mcdonald's chicken nuggets for a quick snack or dinner, you will need to make sure you are tracking your nuggets on the slimming world plan to avoid them affecting your weight loss.
Mcdonald's chicken nuggets have 2 syns per nugget, making them fairly low in syns but should be consumed in moderation to avoid using too many syns.
To find out more about the syns in McDonald's chicken nuggets we've put together a syn guide below taking you through how many Mcdonald's chicken nuggets you can have on the SW plan, syn values of McDonalds and some low syn alternatives.
How Many McDonalds Chicken Nuggets Can I Have On Slimming World?
At 2 syns per nugget, you can have up to 7 chicken nuggets before using all your 15 syn daily allowance, making them quite low in syns, but make sure you are eating them in moderation.
Mcdonald's chicken nuggets get most of their syns from deep frying, this also makes them quite high in fat, having up to 13g of fat in six nuggets!
Syn Values Of McDonald's
If you're a lover of Mcdonald's, you can happily treat yourself occasionally on the slimming world plan as long as you're tracking their syns.
We've listed some syn values of McDonalds below to help you out.
Grilled Chicken & Bacon Salad - 1.5 syns no dressing.
McDonald’s Main Menu Chicken Selects (each) - 4 syns.
McDonalds Main Menu McChicken Sandwich - 19.5 syns.
Mcdonald's Chicken Selects - 4 syns each.
French Fries - Small portion 8.5 syns.
Chicken McNuggets - 8.5 syns for a box of 6.
McDonald’s Main Menu Quarter Pounder with Cheese (each) - 26 syn.
McDonald’s Main Menu Bacon Double Cheeseburger (each) - 25 syns.
Mcdonald's French Fries - 12 syns for the medium packet.
McDonalds French Fries - 17 syns for a large packet.
Mcdonald's Crispy Chicken and Bacon Salad - 8 syns with no dressing.
To conclude, McDonald's chicken nuggets are low in syns, having 2 syns per nugget, you can have up to 7 on the slimming world plan before using all your daily 15 syns on the plan.
We would suggest having chicken nuggets in moderation however since they have a high amount of fat, a 6-box could have up to 12 syns. You can also check out our low syn alternatives which start as low as 1.5 syns.
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.