Mix 2 Match Question

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  1. Lady Mhoram

    Lady Mhoram Full Member

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    I lost 11lb on Mix 2 Match in 4 weeks, so am confident it works. However, just had thought...

    I know that on if you have a synned snack you have to count the higher syn value. However, what if I am having a red meal and it has syns. I have been taking the syn value for the red plan not the green. I hope this is right?

    For example, if I have a tin of Princes Stewed Steak for lunch I would count the syn value as being the red vale of 2 as I am having it as red meal. If I have pasta and sauce for dinner I will take it as a green meal and count the lower syn value.

    I assume this is correct as I have been losing weight doing it this way, and it would really limit some meal options, but please can someone confirm this?

    Thank you!!
     
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  3. Lady Mhoram

    Lady Mhoram Full Member

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    Bumping this up in the hope someone can put my mind at rest *puppy dog eyes*
     
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    I'm sorry, I don't know! I do occasionally do M2M days, but I tend to have free meals rather than synned ones.

    I don't think there are many people here who do M2M on a regular basis.

    I am pretty sure that you take the syns of the meal you're having. I think it's just syns at other times that you'd take the highest value. But I don't know, it's just a guess...perhaps this is a consultant question, or one for ringing through to SW.
     
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    I don't have a group at the moment, so no consultant to ask :( I'm going to work on that assumption for now as I can't find anything telling me otherwise. I am loosing weight, so I'm clearly not doing it totally wrong. However, the loss is quite slow and if I deviate from the plan even a little the scales shoot up for a few days. Oops!
     
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    Chuffy_29 Bring it on!

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    Just checked. If your main course has syns you count it appropriate to that meal (i.e if it's a red meal and you add something you count the red syns) all other times you count the highest syns regardless. So looks like you've been spot on!
     
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    Thank you so much for checking Chuffy. I couldn't seem to find conformation in my book or on the website. It's quite likley that I was just being blind though, but thanks for the sanity check - that's a big relief :)
     
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