What does SYNS mean in Slimming World?


What does SYNS mean in Slimming World?

‘Sins’ became ‘Syns’, which stands for ‘Synergy’ – and is how foods and drinks which are not part of the Free Foods or Healthy Extras sections, fit in with the Food Optimising plan.

How many SYNS do you get on Slimming World?

Dieters following the company’s healthy eating plan are allowed a maximum of 15 Syns per day, minor transgressions into the realm of the calorific that can be consumed as part of a balanced regime primarily based around “Free Foods” like fruit and vegetables, eggs, grains and low-fat dairy products.

Is it OK to have 15 SYNS a day?

The key is moderation, which is why alcohol and foods that are high in fat or sugar have a Syn value. Slimming World members are encouraged to plan 5-15 Syns a day to keep their weight loss on track, without feeling like they’re missing out.

How do you count SYNS?

Your Slimming World Syns Calculator You can create your own Slimming World Syns calculator by just doing a simple sum. See, as a general rule of thumb, 20 calories = 1 syn. So 100 calories = 5 syns, 200 calories = 10 syns, and so on.

How many calories is 30 SYNS?

Roughly 30 Syns = 600 calories doesn’t it, rather than the roughly 300 you might get just having 15? Although it’s probably more complicated than that.

What foods are SYNS?

Syns are what Slimming World calls its higher calorie and less nutrient-dense foods. ‘Syns are assigned to those foods that are least satiating and are high calorie, high fat and/or high sugar – foods like alcohol, crisps, chocolates or everyday essentials (a bit of butter, sauce or gravy with a meal),’ says Lavin.

What foods are syn free?

If you are following Slimming World you can find my syn-free meal and snack options here

  • Lemon and herb roast chicken.
  • Easy leek and potato soup.
  • Green Chilli Hummus.
  • Asparagus and garlic mushroom quiche with a sweet potato crust.
  • Overnight Oats.
  • Oven Baked Chicken Risotto.
  • Pea and mint soup.

How many SYNS is a Big Mac meal?

68½ Syns for a McDonald’s Big Mac Meal For one meal.

Should you exercise while on Slimming World?

Following Food Optimising 100% without exercising will result in a weight loss – we guarantee it! But becoming more physically active can certainly help you tone up and get fitter while slimming, and it will also boost your weight loss.