When you're feeling sick with a sore throat or cold, you might be wondering if you can have strepsils on the slimming world plan or if they have syns?
Strepsils have on average 0.5 syns per cough sweet, making them low in syns, this means you can have up to 30 on the plan before using all your syns, however, some people choose not to syn their medication.
Down below in our syn guide, we will take you through why strepsils have syns, syn values of different cough and cold medications and if you should be synning strepsils on the SW diet.
At 0.5 syns for one strepsil, you might be wondering why strepsils have syns on the slimming world plan, strepsils have syns due to the sugar in them and glucose.
This is a minimal amount of sugar which will not lead to weight gain but should be considered if you're diabetic.
Cough medications and sweets have varying syns according to the amount of sugar they contain, we've listed their syn values below to help you out.
Although cough medication does tend to have syns due to the sugar content, some people choose not to syns their medication on the slimming world if it's essential to take it. It's not recommended to avoid medication if you're poorly just because they have syns, health comes over weight loss.
To conclude, strepsils have 0.5 syns per cough sweet, allowing you to have up to thirty on the plan before using all your 15 daily syns. We do not recommend synning cough sweets if you need to take them when you are poorly, since this might deter you from taking the medication.