If you're trying to stock up on some SW-friendly snacks, you might be wondering about a pack of O'Donnells crisps, are they high in syns? Or slimming world friendly?
O'Donnells crisps have on average around 10-13 syns a serving for a 40g bag, making them very high in syns and should therefore be eaten within moderation.
Down below, we've discussed in more detail why O'Donnells crisps are so high in syns, syn values of the crisps and some low syn alternatives from other brands.
Why Are O'Donnells Crisps So High In Syns?
At 10-13 syns for 40g, O'Donnells Crisps are very high in syns, using the majority of your daily syn allowance. These crisps are high in syns due to the high fat content of them as the crisps are fried in oil, for example, one 40g pack of O'donnells Mature Cheese & R/Onion Crisps could have up to 12g of fat.
Syn Values Of O'Donnells Crisps
O'Donnells crisps all have a similar syn value no matter the flavour that you choose, we've listed their syn values down below to help keep you on track.
Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Jumbo Caramel (each) - 2 1/2 syns.
Tayto Occasions Bacon Fries (25g) - 6 syns.
Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Salt & Vinegar (26g bag) - 5 1/2 syns.
Aldi Specially Selected Red Pepper & Cheddar Corn Tortilla Chips (25g) – 6 1/2 syns.
Walkers Crisps Pops, all varieties (23g bag) – 5 syns.
Walkers Crisps Oven Baked Crisps, 50% Less Fat, all varieties (25g bag) – 5 1/2 syns.
To conclude, O'Donnells crisps are very high in syns, having 10-12.5 syns for just 40g, this takes up the majority of your daily syn allowance. In order to save syns, we suggest having a smaller portion of these crisps or checking out our low syn alternatives which start as low as 4.5 syns a serving.
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.