Porridge can be an excellent high fibre breakfast and help keep you full during the day, but what about Moma porridge, is it high in syns on the slimming world plan?
Moma porridge has varying syns according to the flavour of the porridge but typically has between 6-7 syns, making it very high in syns, we would suggest only having these sachets occasionally when your syns allow on the plan.
Down below, we've put together a guide that will discuss why Moma porridge is so high in syns, which porridge is syn free on slimming world as well as some low syn alternatives from other brands.
Moma porridge has between 6-and 7 syns, making it a very high syn breakfast using up to half of your daily syn allowance.
This porridge gets most of the syns in it from the flavourings and carbs, having up to 5g of sugar per sachet and 19g of carbohydrates. These syns can vary however, Moma also has porridge options which have up to 70g of porridge per pot and around 12.5 syns.
As we mentioned above, Moma porridge has different syn values according to the size and flavours that you buy.
We've listed the syn values of their range down below.
If you are looking to keep your syns low but still enjoy porridge, you might be wondering if there are any syn free options?
Well, porridge is not syn free in slimming world, but you can have it as a healthy extra B since porridge is high in fibre, any more than 40g however would then need to be synned.
For porridge to count as healthy extra B, it must be plain oats, only sachets with no added flavourings and sugars can be used for this allowance.
If you find Moma porridge too high in syns, there are plenty of other low syn alternatives for a healthy breakfast.
We've listed a few below.
To conclude, Moma porridge has 6-7 syns per sachet, making it high in syns. To save syns, we would suggest making plain porridge and topping them yourself so you can use the porridge as your healthy extra B.
Always check the number of grams and sugar in sachet porridge, some can have up to 70g when the recommended serving size is 40g and sugar levels could be up to 10g of sugar a sachet!