Can I Eat Pickled Onion Monster Munch On The Slimming World Plan?
Crips can often be high in syns due to flavouring and high salt content inside of them, this means you have to be careful about the type of crisps you choose to avoid going over your syn allowance.
Pickled onion monster much in particular has 5 syns in per 22g packet, making them pretty high in syns for a small volume of crisps.
We have created a small guide below which take you through why pickled onion Monster Munch crisps are so high in syns, other syn values of the Walker crisp range and some lower syns alternatives to try out if you want to cut back on syns when snacking.
Why Is Pickled Onion Monster Munch High In Syns?
At 5 syns for 22g, pickled onion Monster Munch crisps are very high in syns for a small amount, just two bags and it cost you over 80% of your 15 daily syn allowances.
The reason these crisps are so high in syns is due to the fact they are made of maize which contributes to their higher calories, they also have a lot of flavouring with oil and milk powder. If you want to save on syns, we would suggest choosing plain flavoured crisps or making your own instead, baked crisps are the better choice than fried as you save more syns.
Rice cakes can also be a good healthy substitute for crisps on the slimming world plan and you can even buy low syn flavoured versions.
Other Walker Crisps Syn Values
There are some lower syn crisp types from Walkers out there if you want to save some syns, we've listed a few of the popular types below.
Overall, we would recommend only treating yourself to Pickled Onion Monster Munch on occasions when your syns allow, there are many lower syn alternatives to try too if you are looking to save syns or you could try making your slimming world crisps with some low cal cooking spray and thin potato slices!
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.