Is A Slice Of Pizza High In Syns On Slimming World?
If you are heading out for dinner with friends or simply want a pizza night in, it's important to track the syns in the kind of pizza you are having to stay within your allowance.
A slice of pizza can have varying syns depending on if it's homemade or where you buy it from, on average a slice of a 9-10 inch pizza will have between 5-6 syns, this goes up depending on the size and toppings.
Down below, we've composed the ultimate guide to taking you through how much pizza you can have on slimming world, some general syn values, specific syn values from brands as well as how to make your own healthier slimming world pizza at home!
How Much Pizza Can I Have On Slimming World?
Pizza is normally off-limits when dieting, but as long as your track slice by slice syns, it's fine to have on slimming world within moderation, for example, if the average 9-10 inch pizza has between 5-6 syns, you could happily have between 2-3 syns before using up all of your allowances.
Typically, the more basic the pizza, the fewer syns it will have, avoid pizzas with stuffed crusts, extra cheese and mixed meats since these can add even more syns than a standard pizza would have, veggie pizzas are the best choice for lower syns.
General Syn Values Of Pizza
Most standard pizzas have similar syns according to type and size, we've listed some general average syns of them to help you out below.
Margherita - 5 syns a slice.
Meat pepperoni pizza - 5 syns a slice.
Veggie pizza - 5 syns a slice.
Fish pizza - 5 syns a slice.
Margherita - 7.5 syns.
Veggie - 7 syns a slice.
Fish - 7 syns a slice.
Pepperoni - 7.5 syns.
Branded & Takeaway Pizza Syn Values
Pizza syns differ according to where you buy them from, their size and toppings, we've listed some general syn values of them below to give you an idea.
Pizza Express Margherita Pizza 245G - 15 syns for half.
Dominos Pizza Americano Medium Stuffed Crust - 12.5 syns.
Dominos Deluxe Pizza Medium Classic Crust - 9 syns.
Dominos Medium Hawaiian Stuffed - 11 syns a slice.
Dominos Americano Medium Thin and Crispy Crust - 9 syns.
Dominos Cheese and Tomato Medium Classic Crust - 8 syns.
Dominos Pizza Deluxe Medium Stuffed Crust - 12 syns a slice.
Dominos Americano Medium Classic Crust Pizza - 10 syns per slice.
Dominos Pizza Farmhouse Medium Stuffed - 11 syns.
Dominos Farmhouse Medium Classic Crust - 8 syns a slice.
Dominos Pepperoni Passion Medium Stuffed Crust - 13.5 syns.
Dominos Pizza American Hot Medium Classic Pizza - 9.5 syns.
Dominos Hawaiian Medium Classic Crust Pizza - 8.5 syns a slice.
Dominos Pizza Delight Vegi Small Italian Style Crust - 5 syns a slice.
Dominos Full House Medium Classic Crust - 9 syns.
Dominos Texas BBQ Medium Stuffed Crust Pizza - 11 syns.
Chicken Feast Medium Classic Crust - 8.5 syns a slice.
Dominos Pizza American Hot Medium Stuffed Crust - 12 syns.
Dominos Medium Cheese and Tomato Stuffed - 10 syns.
Dominos Pizza Stuffed Chicken Feast Medium - 11.5 syns.
Dominos Meat Lovers Medium Classic Crust Pizza - 9.5 syns.
Dominos Farmhouse Medium Thin and Crispy Crust - 6.5 syns.
Dominos Pepperoni Passion Medium Classic Crust - 11 syns a slice.
Domino Pizza Ham and Pineapple Medium Stuffed - 11 syns.
Dominos Vegetarian Supreme Medium Classic Crust Pizza - 7.5 syns a slice.
How To Make Your Own Healthy SW Pizza
The best way to enjoy your pizza without worrying about syns is by making your own, we've put together a syn friendly recipe below for a BBQ chicken pizza that has one healthy extra A and one healthy extra B per serving.
One whole wheat wrap weighing 60g.
Sliced red onion and green pepper.
Syn free BBQ sauce.
Chopped cooked chicken.
45g of mozzarella.
To begin heat your oven to gas mark 5 then spread the BBQ sauce over your pitta on a baking tray, add chicken plus some more sauce then sprinkle your cheese, onion and peppers on top.
Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes until golden and the cheese has melted.
Should I Have A Slice Of Pizza On Slimming World?
To conclude, there is nothing wrong with having a slice of pizza on the slimming world plan as long as your account for its syns. To avoid high syn pizzas, we suggest choosing smaller sized veggie base pizzas and avoid extras like stuffed crusts and extra cheese or simply make your own with our syn free recipe above.
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.