If shreddies are your go-to breakfast for when you are in a hurry in the morning, you can still enjoy a bowl on the slimming world as long as your track the syns in you're shreddies.
Shreddies have 7.5 syns for a 40g serving, making them a very high syn cereal which should be consumed within moderation, two servings could use your whole daily syn allowance!
In our guide below, we will discuss why shreddies are so high in syns, which cereal counts as your healthy extra B and some low syn alternatives from other brands to help you find a low syn breakfast.
At 7.5 syns for just a 40g portion, shreddies are very high in syns, most of the syns in this cereal comes from the sugar and sugar syrup which is what makes the cereal taste so sweet, having up to 5g of sugar for just a 40g portion.
We would suggest weighing out your shreddies to stay on track with your syns since it can be easy to overestimate a portion of 40g, using the milk as your healthy extra A dairy allowance can also keep the syns lower.
If you don't want to spend half of your daily syn allowance on your shreddies, you might be wondering what cereal you can use for your healthy extra B fibre allowance on the plan.
We've listed the following cereal types to save some syns below.
If you are a lover of shreddies but don't enjoy the syns that come with them, we've listed some low syn alternatives from similar brands of cereal down below.
To conclude, Shreddies are a very high syn cereal, having 7.5 syns for just one 40g which is over half of your daily syn allowance, one serving also has 5g of sugar so the cereal should be consumed within moderation.
If your looking for a low syn breakfast we would suggest using a healthy extra B cereal from our list above or checking out some of our low syn similar alternatives which start as low as 5.5 syns for a serving.