If you're planning a night out with friends or celebrating on the weekend, you might be wondering about the best kind of alcohol to have on the slimming world plan without ruining all of your progress.
A litre bottle of vodka has around 100 syns, for a 25ml shot you are looking at 2.5 syns and for a double shot 5 syns, making it quite a low syn alcohol choice as long as you drink it in moderation and be smart with the mixers.
We've discussed in further detail below how much vodka you can drink on the SW plan, some syn values of vodka and various mixers and low syn alternative alcohol options to help with your weight loss on the plan.
In a typical 70cl bottle of vodka, you can expect 7.5 syns.
At 2.5 syns for a 25ml shot you can have up to 6 shots of vodka on the slimming world plan or 3 double shots before using your whole 15 syn daily allowance, making it a great low syn drink choice.
Vodka can be easy to overdrink, so we suggest measuring out your pours and alternating your drinks with water, eating before can also help to slow you down.
Be careful when it comes to what you mix your vodka with, full sugar tonic can be high in syns as well as coke, opt for diet versions such as slimline tonic and sugar-free cordial or coke which only have 1-2 syns.
Depending on what you mix your vodka with your alcoholic drink can have varying syns, to give you some ideas for low syn drinks we've listed a few syn values of vodka and mixers down below to help you out.
If you find vodka to be too high in syns or you are looking for some other low-syn alternative alcohol, we've got some great options for you to check out down below.
Overall, vodka is a great low-syn drink choice on the slimming world plan, having just 2.5 syns for a single shot and 5 syns for a double shot. To keep syns low, we suggest choosing to mix vodka with low syn mixers like diet tonic for example, always measure your shots to stay on track with syns.