How Many Syns In A Refresher Bar? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
10 July, 2022

Are Refresher Bars High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Syn Guide!

If you fancy a childhood sweet treat, you might opt for a Refreshers bar, but these sweets can be very high in sugar, meaning you need to track their syns on the slimming world in order for them not to affect your weight loss.

Are Refresher Bars High In Syns On Slimming World?

Refresher bars have 3.5 syns per bar for an 18g bar, making them a great low syn sweet treat to have on the slimming world plan, they should be had within moderation however due to their high sugar content.

To find out more about how many syns Refreshers have, syn values and some low syn sweet alternatives, we've put together a guide with everything you need to know below.

How Many Refreshers Can I Eat On The Slimming World?

At 3.5 syns per refresher, you could have up to four refreshers before using up all your daily syn allowance, making them a great low syn sweet treat. Refreshers are however quite high in sugar, having up to 12g a small bar, so we would have these sweets in moderation.

Syn Values Of Refreshers

Refreshers have similar syn values no matter the sweet you choose, we've listed some syn values of Refreshers and Swizzel sweets down below.

  • Swizzels Refreshers Original Lemon Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Strawberry Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Original Lemon Flavour - 5 syns for 25g.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Sour Apple Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Choos - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Squashies Original Lemon & Strawberry Flavour - 4 syns.
Syn Values Of Refreshers

Swizzels Sweets

  • Swizzels Matlow Drumstick Lolly 10g - 2 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumsticks Squashies Original Raspberry & Milk Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Kind Hearts 39g - 7.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 32g - 5.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Parma Violets 40g - 4 syns.
  • Swizzels Double Lollies - 5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Original Raspberry and Milk Chew Bar - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Chocolate - 5.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Double Dip - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Puds Chew Bars - 3 syns.
  • Swizzels Stinger Tutti-Fruiti Chew Bar with a Fizzy Centre 18g - 3.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Refreshers

If you're bored of refreshers and looking for some other low syn sweet alternatives, we've listed some other low syn sweeties for you to check out below.

  • HARIBO Starmix Bag 16g - 3 syns.
  • HARIBO Tangfastics Bag 16g - 3 syns.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Sweets Tube 52.5g - 5 syns.
  • Skittles Fruits Sweets £0.15 PMP Bag 18g - 8 syns.
  • Rowntree's Jelly Tots Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 2 syns for 7.
  • Starburst Original Fruit Chews Sweets 45g - 9 syns a pack.
  • Rowntree's Randoms Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 7 syns for 6.
  • M&S Percy Pigs Sweets 170g - 1.5 syns.
  • The Natural Confectionery Co. Jelly Snakes Sweets Bag 160g - 7 syns for three.
  • Maynards Bassetts Sports Mix Sweets Bag 190g - 8 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Soft Jellies Fizzy Fish Sweets Bag 160g - 5 syns for 4.
  • M&S Gelatine Free Veggie Percy Pig Sweets 170g - 1.5 syns a sweet.
  • Fruittella Sour Snakes 120g - 8.5 syns. 
  • Fruittella Blackcurrant Stick 41g - 8 syns. 
  • Fruittella Zoo Mania 160g - 10 syns for half. 
  • Barratt Refreshers 34g - 6.5 syns a pack.
  • Maynards Bassetts Jelly Babies Sweets Bag 190g - 4.5 syns.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Vegan Friendly Strawberry & Blackcurrant Sweets Sharing Pouch 150g - 5 syns for 7.
  • Aldi Dominion Fruit Chews Sweets 450g - 5 syns for 4.
  • Candy Kittens Wild Strawberry Gourmet Sweets 125g - 7 syns for 25g.
Low Syn Alternatives To Refreshers

Last Words

Overall, Refresher bars are low in syns, having just 3.5 syns per bar, meaning you could have up to four before using up all your daily syn allowance. We would suggest having sweets in moderation on the SW plan due to their high sugar content, with Refreshers having up to 12g.

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.
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