There's nothing quite like some parmesan cheese on pasta or pizza, but is this cheese slimming world friendly? Does it have syns on the slimming world?
Parmesan has 6 syns for 30g, making it quite a high syn cheese so should only be consumed within moderation in weighed portions to avoid using too many syns by accident.
In our guide below we will discuss how much parmesan you can have on the slimming world, syn values of parmesan, which cheese counts as your healthy extra A, some low syn alternative cheese types and a great parmesan recipe for SW fries below.
Parmesan has 6 syns for 30g, making it a very high syn cheese using nearly half of your daily syn allowance. You could have up to 75g of parmesan on the slimming world plan before using up all of your syns.
Parmesan is also very high in fat having up to 9g for a 30g portion.
Most parmesan has a similar syn value, but to help you stay on track, we've listed some syn values of basic parmesan below.
You might be wondering if you can use parmesan cheese as your healthy extra A dairy allowance on the slimming world plan, you can indeed but only up to 30g, the same goes for other types of cheese too.
When cheese is consumed over 30g you will then have to syn the cheese accordingly.
If you find parmesan cheese to be too high in syns, there are plenty of low syn cheese options out there to use instead, we've listed some alternatives below.
If you've got some parmesan cheese lying around why not try making some slimming world parmesan cheese fries?
We've got the recipe details down below.
To conclude, parmesan is very high in syns on slimming world, at 6 syns for 30g which is nearly half of your daily syn allowance.
You can use 30g of parmesan as your healthy extra A dairy allowance, however, but over this allowance, it will need to be synned, or, check out some of the lighter cheese alternatives above.