Ryvita's are great for snacking on if you want to keep your syns low, they can be paired with low syn toppings too, giving you more control over what your eating and how it affects your weight loss.
Ryvita rye cakes in particular have 1 syns each, making them an excellent low syn snack, they can also be used towards your Healthy Extra B allowance as your fibre intake for the day, meaning you don't have to track them as syns.
Since Ryvita's come in a huge range of flavours and types, we've put together a short guide below which will show you how to use Ryvita's as your healthy extra B, some syn values of other Ryvita's as well as some low syn alternatives. We will also give you a few topping ideas for some healthy snacking inspo!
Can I Eat Ryvita's Syn Free On Slimming World?
Ryvita rye cakes have one syn per cake, making them an excellent low syn snack as a cracker base, you can also have these rye cakes syn free by using them as your healthy extra B.
You can eat up to five rye cakes of the salted version as a healthy extra B before exceeding your allowance and up to six of the Ryvita multigrain version, any more cakes than this then you will have to track them as one syn each in your allowance.
Ryvita's rye cakes syn values also differ according to the flavour you choose, so you should also calculate the syns with a syn calculator to make sure your snacking doesn't affect your weight loss.
Ryvita's Ultimate Syn Values List
In general, most of Ryvita's cakes and crackers are low in syns and SW friendly, with some counting towards your healthy extra B allowance.
To help you get the most out of your snacking we've listed the whole syn values of their range below, as well as which ones you can use as your healthy extra B to save some syns.
Ryvita Healthy Extra B Allowance
Ryvita Black Pepper Rye –Up to 4 rye pieces of bread.
Ryvita Dark Rye Bread – 4 rye pieces of bread.
Ryvita Original Rye – 4 rye bread allowed.
Ryvita Rye Cakes Multigrain – Six rye cakes allowed.
Ryvita Pumpkin Seed and Oat Rye –Up to 2 rye pieces of bread allowed.
Ryvita Onion Rye Breads – Up to 3 rye bread.
Ryvita Protein Linseed and Nigella Seed Rye – 3 rye bread.
Ryvita Fruit Crunch Currant – Two Ryvita's.
Ryvita Multigrain Rye Breads – Three rye slices of bread allowance.
Ryvita Rye Cakes Salted –Five rye cakes allowed.
Ryvita Protein Red Quinoa and Sesame Rye Bread – Up to 3 rye bread.
Ryvita Sesame Crunchy Rye Breads –Up to 3 rye bread.
Ryvita's Syn Value List
Ryvita Bakes Beetroot Sweet Onion – Four syns per serving.
Ryvita Thins Multi-seed - Two syns a bread.
Ryvita Crackers with Beetroot – 1.5 syns per cracker.
Ryvita Thins Sun-dried Tomato and Herb –1.5 syns per one.
Ryvita Bakes Tomato Red Pepper – Four syns a bake.
Ryvita Cracked Black Pepper Rye Breads – 1.5 syns per bread.
Ryvita Crackerbread Cheese – 1 syn per bread.
Ryvita Crackerbread Original – 1 syn per bread.
Ryvita Crackerbread Wholegrain – 1 syn per bread.
Ryvita Crackers Baked Golden Rye – 1.5 syns per rye.
Ryvita Crackers with Carrot and Cumin – 1 syn per cracker.
Ryvita Rye Cakes Salted – 1 syn per rye cake.
Ryvita Crackerbread Pepper – 1 syns per bread.
Ryvita Rye Cakes Multigrain – 1 syns per cake.
Ryvita Simply Sesame Rye Breads – 1.5 syns per bread.
Ryvita Sweet Onion Rye Breads – 1.5 syn per bread.
Ryvita Thins Caramelised Onion Flatbreads – 1.5 syn per bread.
Ryvita Thins Cheddar and Cracked Black Pepper – 1.5 syns per bread.
Ryvita Thins Sweet Chilli Flatbreads – 1.5 syns per bread.
Ryvita Pumpkin Seed and Oat Crunchy Rye – 2.5 syns per bread.
Low Syn Alternatives To Ryvita's
If you are not keen on Ryvita's or you are looking for a lower syn alternative, we've listed a few other crackers to try out below when you need a healthy snack.
Tesco Sea Salt Crackers - 1.5 syns a cracker.
Tesco Multigrain Cracker - 1 syn.
Jacobs High Fibre Cream Crackers - 2 syns a cracker.
Milton's Multigrain Crackers - 3 crackers for 3.5 syns.
Sainsbury's Scalloped Rosemary Crackers - 1.5 syns per cracker.
Ritz Cheese Crackers - 6 syns for 7.
Tuc Snack Cracker - 1.5 syns.
Sainsbury Rye Sourdough Crackers - 1 syn per cracker.
Sainsbury Oat & Rye Crackers - 1.5 syns per cracker.
Peter's Yard Fig & Spelt Sourdough Crackers - 0.5 syns per cracker.
Ritz Breaks Original - 1.5 syns per serving.
Low Syn Topping Ideas For Your Ryvita Rye Cakes
To make your Ryvita rye pieces of bread even more filling, why not try topping them with some low syn foods for a more satisfying snack?
We've listed a few different low syn topping ideas down below to keep you on track.
Avocado - 7 syns for half.
Cucumbers and cream cheese.
Banana (syns if mashed).
Tuna - Syn free!
Should I Snack On Ryvita Rye Cakes?
To conclude, Ryvita rye cakes are a great low syn snack to have on the slimming world plan costing you only 1 syn per cake, you can also have them as your healthy extra B for a boost of fibre which can help you save syns. We recommend topping your rye cakes with some of our low syn and syn free foods above to make it a more filling afternoon snack.
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.