How Many Syns In Fruit Mentos? & Lower Syn Alternatives

Updated on 
17 March, 2022

Are Fruit Mentos High In Syns?

Fruit mentos can be an excellent choice if you crave something sweet but don't want to spend too many syns due to their small size.

These sweets have around half a syn for one sweet, making them low in syns, as long as you eat them in moderation. 

In our guide below, we have covered how many fruit mentos you can eat on the SW plan, some syn values of mentos sweets and low syn sweet alternatives.

How Many Fruit Mentos Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At just 0.5 syns for one sweet you could have up to 30 fruit mentos before using up your daily syn allowance of 15 syns. We would not recommend eating these sweets in excess however due to their high sugar content, too many could also cause digestive issues.

Mentos sweets are mostly made from sugar syrup and artificial flavourings, making them not the healthiest choice of sweets, but they won't make you gain weight either if they are factored into your syns.

Mentos have a range of different sweets, we've listed some further syn values of them below.

  • Mentos mints - 0.5 syns.
  • Mentos spearmints 0.5 syns.
  • Fruit mentos - 0.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Fruit Mentos

If your looking for another kind of low syn sweet to mentos, we've got some other great alternatives listed below to add to your shopping.

  • M&S Mint Humbugs - 1.5 syns per mint.
  • M&S Mint Assortments - 1.5 syns per mint.
  • Fruittella Favourites Sweets 4X41g - 1 syn.
  • Maoam 8 Pack Bloxx Chewy Sweets 176G - 1 syn.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 80G - 4 syns.
  • Chupa Chups Sugar Free Lolly 11G - 1.5 syns.
  • Werther's Original Sugar Free Sweets 80g - 0.5 syns.
  • Sula Sugar Free Mint Humbugs Boiled Sweets 42g - 0.5 syns.
  • Sula Sugar Free Butterscotch Boiled Sweets 42g - 0.5 syns.
  • Free from Fellows Rhubarb & Custard 70g - 0.5 syns.
  • Polo Original Mint Sweet Paper Wrap Multipack - 1 syns per mint.
  • M&S Mint Imperials - 0.5 syns per mint.
  • M&S Curiously Strong Mint - 0.5 syns per mint.
  • Tesco Mint Imperials 200G - 1 syns for two mints.
  • Free From Fellows Sugar Free Midget Gems 70g - 0.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Mint Humbugs 200g - 1.5 syns per mint.
  • Sainsbury's Mint Imperials 200g - 0.5 syns per mint.

Final Words

Overall, fruit mentos have 0.5 syns per sweet making them a great low syn treat when eaten in moderation, we would avoid eating too many however due to their high sugar content. As a substitute, it might be worth checking out our low syn sugar-free alternatives above which are even healthier.

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.
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