If you feel like having a chocolate bar on the slimming world plan, you can happily indulge as long as your track the syns of your chocolate so as it cannot affect your weight loss.
Ripple bars in particular have 9 syns for a 33g bar, making them very high in syns and consuming over half of your daily syn allowance, we would recommend having these ripple bars in moderation on the plan.
Down below, we will discuss why ripple chocolate bars are so high in syns and syn values, as well as some low syn alternative chocolate bars from other brands for when you need a sweet treat.
Why Are Ripple Bars So High In Syns?
For 9 syns a chocolate bar, ripple bars take up the majority of your 15 syn daily allowances leaving you with just 6 syns. These Galaxy ripple bars are so high in syns due to their chocolate ripple centre, making the chocolate high in sugar and fat, having up to 19g of sugar in just one bar and nearly 6g of saturated fat!
Two ripple chocolate bars would put your 3 syns over your allowance, so we would suggest indulging in these chocolate bars mindfully.
Syn Values Of Ripple Bars & Galaxy
Ripple bars have varying syn values according to the type of ripple product you buy, Galaxy also has a huge range of chocolate bars on offer, we've listed their syn values down below to help you stay on track.
Overall, Galaxy ripple bars are very high in syns, having 9 syns for just a 33g bar, two ripple bars would put you three syns over your allowance, so we would suggest eating this chocolate in moderation to avoid spending too many syns.
Ripple bars are also very high in fat and sugar, if you are looking to save syns we would suggest having half a bar or checking out low syn alternative chocolates above which start as little as 4 syns.
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.