If you crave a sweet treat like a pop tart on the slimming world plan, you need to make sure you know the syns in your tart so that it can not affect your weight loss, pop tarts are often considered junk food, due to their high sugar content.
Pop tarts have on average 9 syns per tart, making them quite high in syns, you could have up to around one and a half before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
Down below in our syn guide, we will take you through why pop tarts are so high in syns, some syn values of them and low syn alternatives for when you feel like a naughty sweet treat!
At 9 syns for one tart, pop tarts are very high in syns, taking you over half your daily syn allowance, you could only have 1 and a half before using all of your 15 syns.
Pop tarts get their high syn value from the sugar content, for example, the Kelloggs pop tart choctastic has 18g of sugar in per tart!
We would only suggest indulging in the occasional pop tart when your syns allow it since they are very high in calories and sugar.
Pop tarts have a similar syn value no matter the flavour, to help you compare syns, we've listed their range along with their syn values below.
If you find pop tarts to be too high in syns and sugar, we have lots of low syn alternatives to check out for a sweet treat or snack.
To conclude, pop tarts are very high in syns, having 9 syns per tart, you could have up to one and a half on the plan before using all of your 15 syn daily allowance.
Pop tarts get their high syn value from the sugar content, if you are looking for a healthier breakfast or snack, we recommend filled bakes like Belvita, we have a syn guide to them here.