Bagels and sandwiches can often be quite high in syns due to the high carbohydrate content unless you choose wholemeal options which can be used as your healthy extra B on the plan, but what about thin bagels, are they syn-friendly?
Thin bagels typically have around 6-7.5 syns per bagel, making them high in syns and consuming around half of your daily syn allowance on the plan.
In our syn guide below, we will discuss in more detail how many thin bagels you can eat on the plan, syn values of them and low syn alternatives for syn friendly sandwiches.
At around 6-7.5 syns a thin bagel, thin bagels are very high syns, taking up around half of your 15 syn daily allowance on the plan, you could have up to two bagel thins before using all your syns.
Bagel thins get their high syn value from the calories since they are carbs, wholemeal bagels or bread can free up your syn allowance since they can be eaten as your healthy extra B.
We would only recommend having bagel thins occasionally on the slimming world plan due to their high syns and opt for low syn fillings such as lean protein, fat free quark or light mayo.
Thin bagels have varying syn values according to the brand you choose, to keep you on track with syns, we've listed some options below.
If you find thin bagels to be too high in syns and you are looking for a low syn alternative, we recommend checking out these other options below for making your sandwiches.
To conclude, thin bagels are quite high in syns despite their thin size, most have around 6-7 syns per bagel, which is half of your 15 syn daily allowance. To keep syns low, we recommend choosing syn friendly fillings for your bagels or using wholemeal bread.
If you are interested in the syns for sandwich thins, we recommend checking out our syn guide here.