Are Wheat Crunchies High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Unofficial SW Syn Guide
Struggling to find slimming world-friendly snacks on the go? You might be wondering how many syns your favourite wheat crunchies have or if these crisps are too high in syns to have as your afternoon snack on the plan.
Wheat crunchies typically have 7.5 syns for a 30g serving, making them high in syns and consuming half of your 15 syn daily allowance.
We've put together a syn guide below, taking you through why Wheat Crunchies are so high in syns, some syn values of them and low syn alternative crisps for syn friendly snacking.
Why Are Wheat Crunchies So High In Syns?
At 7.5 syns for a 30g serving, Wheat Crunchies are quite high syn crisps, taking up half of your daily syn allowance for a small portion.
These crisps get their high syn values from the fat content due to the fact they are fried in oil, for example, the crispy bacon flavour has around 5g of fat in a small 20g portion.
To save syns we suggest opting for a smaller sized pack, their 20g packs only have 5 syns in, allowing you to have up to three packs in one day.
Syn Values Of Wheat Crunchies
Wheat Crunchies come in a few different flavours but most have a similar syn value, so as you can compare syns, we've listed some syn values of these crisps below.
Overall, Wheat Crunchies are high in syns, having 7.5 syns in their 30g packet, this is because of the fat content in the crisps since they are fried, we suggest switching to their small 5 syn packets to cut back on syns.
As a syn friendly alternative, we recommend opting for veggie or baked crisps, we have syn guide 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.