If you are one of those people who like to have snacks on hand throughout the day, you might be wondering if crisps like pringles are syn friendly or not?
Pringles in particular have 8 syns for 30g, the majority of their flavours have the same syn value, making them very high in syns so should only be eaten in moderation.
In our guide below we will discuss why pringles are high in syns, syn values of pringles as well as some low syn alternatives for when you feel like snacking.
Why Are Pringles High In Syns?
At 8 syns for 30g, an average serving of pringles takes well over half of your daily syn allowance making it high in syns. This is because despite their small size pringles are deep-fried potatoes which means they are high in fat a 30g serving of pringles has around 9g of fat, which is where most of the syns and calories come from.
This doesn't mean you can't enjoy the occasional pringles, but we would recommend weighing out your portion in order to stay on track with your syns.
Syn Values Of Pringles
Pringles come in a wide range of flavours and serving sizes, to help you out we've listed the crisps down below with their syn values.
Overall, pringles are very high in syns, having 8 syns for a 30g serving which is over half of your daily syn allowance, this is because the potato crisps are deep-fried which gives them a high amount of fat.
To save syns we recommend having a small serving size to stay on track with your syns or switching to a low syn alternative from our list above.
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