Finding syn-friendly drinks like Coke zero and Pepsi max can be handy on the slimming world plan to keep you satisfied between meals and avoid reaching for sugary drinks, but what about drinks like Vimto, are they high in syns?
Vimto has around 2.5 syns for a 250ml glass, making it a good low syn drink choice to have on the plan, you could have up to six glasses before using all your 15 syn daily allowance.
In our syn guide below, we will take you through why Vimto has syns on the plan, syn values of this drink and some low syn alternatives for squash for drinking.
At 2.5 syns for a 250ml glass, Vimto is low in syns, allowing you to have around 6 glasses before using all of your syn allowance.
Vimto get's its syn values from the sugar content, with the original squash having 12g of sugar in a 250ml glass, we would therefore suggest having this type of drink in moderation.
If you are looking for a syn friendly alternative, you might consider the Vimto with no added sugar, this drink only has 0.5 syns for 100ml, making it a very syn-friendly drink to have on the plan in comparison to regular Vimto.
Lots of no-sugar squashes are low in syns on slimming world, this can help you lose weight if you are used to drinking full-sugar squash.
Vimto can have varying syns according to its sugar content and flavour, we've listed some general syn values below to help you stay on track.
If you find Vimto to be too high in syns, or you're curious about the syns in other kinds of squash, we've got some great low syn alternatives for you to check out below.
To conclude, Vimto is low in syns, having around 2.5 syns for a full glass of their sugar included version and 0.5 syns for their no sugar version.
We recommended switching to diet and no sugar versions of your favourite drinks when possible to save syns, we have a syn guide to low calorie sodas and other drinks here.