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How Many Syns In Shreddies? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
28 May, 2022

Are Shreddies Slimming World Friendly? - Our Syn Guide!

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!

How Many Syns In Shreddies?

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.

Why Are Shreddies So High In Syns?

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.

Shreddies Syn Values

  • NESTLE Shreddies The Frosted One Cereal 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • NESTLE Shreddies The Simple One Cereal 460g - 7.5 syns.
  • NESTLE Shreddies The Coco One Cereal 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Shreddies The Original 415g - 7.5 syns.
  • Shreddies Limited Edition Pumpkin Spice Flavour 460g - 7.5 syns.
  • Shreddies Limited Edition Strawberries & Cream Flavour 460g - 7.5 syns.
  • Shreddies Limited Edition Toffee & Apple Flavour 460g - 7.5 syns.
  • Shreddies Limited Edition Raspberry White Chocolate Flavour 460g - 7.5 syns.

Which Cereal Counts As Healthy Extra B?

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.

General

  • Bran flakes - 45 g. 
  • Oat bran - 45 g. 
  • Dried porridge oats - 40 g. 
  • Muesli with no added sugar - 40 g. 
How Many Syns In Shreddies?

Branded Cereals 

  • Two Weetabix biscuits. 
  • Alpen museli no added sugar - 40 g. 
  • Nestle honey nut shredded wheat - 40 g. 
  • Weetabix minis - 40 g. 
  • Quaker oat crisp cereal - 40 g. 
  • Delicouly Ella bircher museli - 40 g. 
  • Kellogs all-bran golden crunch - 40 g.

Low Syn Alternatives To Shreddies

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.

  • Aldi Harvest Morn Malted Wheaties 625g - 5.5 syns.
  • Calories in Asda Malted Wheaties 750g - 7 syns.
  • Lidl Crownfield Malt Wheaties Cereal 625g - 5.5 syns.
  • Asda Raspberry Wheaties 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Asda Apricot Wheaties 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Tesco Choco Malt Wheats 500G - 7.5 syns.
  • Tesco Malt Wheats Cereal 750G - 7.5 syns.
  • Kellogg's Raisin Wheats Cereal 450g - 8 syns.
  • Aldi Harvest Morn Fruit Wheats with Raisin Cereal 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Wholegrain Blueberry Wheats 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Aldi Harvest Morn Apricot Fruit Wheats 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Wholegrain Apricot Wheats 500g - 7.5 syns.
  • Essential Waitrose & Partners Malted Wheats 750g - 5.5 syns.
  • M&S Malted Wheats 750g - 5.5 syns.
  • M&S Blueberry Wheats 500g - 5.5. syns.
  • Lidl Crownfield Blueberry Wheats 500g - 7.5 syns.

Last Words

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.

How Many Syns In Shreddies?

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.

Jennifer
Having a sweet tooth, with the ability to cook is a dangerous combination. Fat girl-turned skinny, I am very proud of eating my way into a healthier me (of course working out helped a lot!). On SheCooksSheEats, I share my best recipes so you too can enjoy your food without the guilt along with some cool tips to help you towards your goal! Happy reading xx :)
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