Are Tinned & Fresh Peaches High In Syns? - Our Slimming World Syn Guide
If you're looking for a sweet snack, you might opt for fruit as a healthy choice over other snacks, but what about peaches, are they slimming world friendly?
Tinned peaches have around 2.5 syns if they are stored in syrup or 2 syns if they are stored in juice, fresh peaches are syn free on the slimming world plan.
Down below we have discussed why tinned peaches are high in syns, as well as some syn values of other syn free fruit, low syn tinned fruit alternatives plus a pudding recipe using fresh peaches!
Why Are Tinned Peaches High In Syns?
At 2.5 syns for 100g when stored in syrup, tinned peaches are much higher in syns than syn free fresh peaches, this is because of the sugar in the syrup, which makes the peaches higher in calories.
Peaches stored in juice are a little lower in syns, having 2 syns for 100g, this is because syrup is higher in sugar than juice. For example, tinned peaches in syrup have on average 11g of sugar for 100g while stored in juice they have 8-10g.
Which Fruits Are Syn Free On Slimming World?
Most fruit is syn free on the slimming world plan like peaches, except for mashed and dried fruit which often is easier to overeat and has higher concentrated sugar content.
We've listed some fruits which are syn free down below for a healthy snack.
Clementines (speed fruit).
Satsuma (speed fruit).
Nectarines (speed fruit).
Apples (speed fruit).
Strawberries (speed fruit).
Blackberries (speed fruit).
Oranges (speed fruit).
Grapefruit (speed fruit).
Melon (speed fruit).
Plums (speed fruit).
Raspberries (speed fruit).
Low Syn Alternative Tinned Fruits
If you find tinned peaches to be too high in syns, we've got some great low syn alternatives for you to check out below.
Tesco Tropical Fruit Salad 425G - 6 syns for half a can.
Del Monte Sliced Pineapple In Juice 220G - 3 syns for 100g.
Princes Pineapple Fruit Pots 2X120g - 6 syns for 100g.
Dole Fruit Bowl Peaches In Juice 4X113g - 3 syns for 100g.
Princes Gooseberries In Syrup 300G - 5.5 syns for half a can.
Princes Tropical Fruit Salad Fruit Pots 2X120g - 3 syns.
Dole Fruit Bowl Mandarins In Juice 4 X 113G - 3.5 syns.
Tesco Chunky Fruit Medley In Juice 410G - 5 syns.
Epicure Williams Pear Halves in Syrup - 3 syns.
Epicure Fruit Cocktail in Syrup - 3 syns.
Biona Organic Tropical Fruit Cocktail in fruit juice - 3 syns.
La Doria Fruit Cocktail In Juice 411G - 2.5 syns.
Dole Fruit Salad With Cherry 4X113g - 2.5 syns.
Del Monte Pineapple Chunks In Juice 432G - 3 syns.
Tesco Grapefruit Segments In Light Syrup 411G - 7 syns for half a can.
Princes Rhubarb In Light Syrup 540G - 2.5 syns a serving.
Del Monte Apricot Halves In Syrup 410G - 3 syns.
Our Best SW Peach Pudding Recipe
If you've got some fresh peaches lying around and you are wondering how to use them, we've got a great slimming world friendly peach pudding recipe for you to check out below, this has 5 syns a serving a serves 5 people.
150g of raspberries.
250g of peaches sliced.
Three spoons of sweetener.
Juice and zest of a lemon.
Pinch of baking powder and cornflour.
80g of flour.
Start by heating your oven to gas mark 4, put your raspberries, peaches and one spoon of sweetener into a baking dish. Add in your lemon and zest then bake for 10 minutes.
Next put a pinch of salt, your eggs and sweetener into a bowl then stand and mix for ten minutes.
Now sift in your flours and fold, pour this mixture over your baked fruits then bake for around 25 minutes and serve with some fat free natural yoghurt.
To conclude, fresh peaches are syn free on the slimming world like most fruits, tinned peaches in juice and syrup both have syns due to the added sugar content. To save syns we recommend sticking with fresh fruits when possible or fruits in juice rather than syrup.
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)