Can I Have Transform-A Snacks & Crisps On Slimming World? - Our Unofficial Syn Guide!
Finding low-syn snacks on the slimming world plan is essential if you want to succeed on the slimming world plan and lose weight, but what about transform-a-snacks and crisps, are they slimming world friendly?
Transform-a-snacks can have varying syns according to the size of their packs, on average for a 30g pack it will cost you around 7.5 syns which makes these snacks very high in syns.
In our syn guide below, we will discuss why transformer crisps and snacks are so high in syns, their syn values of them and some low syn alternative snacks to help you stay satisfied in between meals!
Why Are Transformer Snacks & Crisps So High In Syns?
At around 7.5 syns for a 30g pack of Transformer snacks, these crisps are very high in syns costing you half of your 15 syn daily allowance. These snacks get their high syn value mainly from the fat content, having around 9g of fat inside.
These crisps are high in fat due to the oil content since the crisps are deep fried, as an alternative, we would recommend choosing their smaller-sized packs which have half the amount of syns or choosing baked crisps.
Syn Values Of Transformer Snacks & Crisps
Transformers have a wide range of snacks and crisps on offer with varying syns, to help you stay on track with syns, we've listed them all below.
Golden Wonder Transform-A-Snack Saucy BBQ Flavour Snacks 10 x 12g (120g) - 3 syns.
Golden Wonder Transform-A-Snack Spicy Flavour Snacks 30g - 7.5 syns.
Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Jumbo Caramel (each) - 2 1/2 syns.
Tayto Occasions Bacon Fries (25g) - 6 syns.
Snack a Jacks Snack a Jacks Salt & Vinegar (26g bag) - 5 1/2 syns.
Aldi Specially Selected Red Pepper & Cheddar Corn Tortilla Chips (25g) – 6 1/2 syns.
Walkers Crisps Pops, all varieties (23g bag) – 5 syns.
Overall, Transform-a-snacks and crisps are very high in syns, with their 30g pack having around 7.5 syns which consumes nearly half of your 15 syn daily allowance, this means you can have up to two packs before using all your allowance.
Crisps can often be very high in syns since they are fried in oil, however by choosing baked options or small packs, you can lower the amount of syns you can consume, we've listed some more syns of other kinds of crisps such as Walker's here.
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.