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please could you help in regards to syns


I have decided today to go back to the SW plan!!! However not joined back up yet and now stressing as had a sandwich and need to know how many syns.
Its a marks and sparks salmon and cucumber sanie. cals 320 sugar 2.1 fat 12.5 sat fat 3.5

Could anyone help as really wanna start with this plan now got it in my head to be good!!!

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The 20 cals per syn rule only works when there is no free food.
The salmon would be free, the cucumber would be free, and depending on what kind of bread it was, that could be a Healthy Extra.


Strutting her stuff
Sorry but sandwiches are on the list of foods that don't qualify for a free food allowance, so the 20 calorie rule does work.


Gold Member
I agree with Circes and would say to put it down as 16 syns.

That way its the 'worst case scenario' and you wont be under estimating.


bye bye baby tummy
why dont you get free food for sandwhiches? I always free food them lol


Gold Member
why dont you get free food for sandwhiches? I always free food them lol
Unless you make the sandwich yourself you are not sure what they are doing to the 'free foods' they might have preservatives, have oils on them etc - so its best to syn from the calories.

Plus, how do you know what calories to deduct the free foods from - it gets just that bit too complicated in my opinion!



bye bye baby tummy
oh right i thought you just used the oojimiflip online to do it and said free food like salmon and it does it for you then i usually hex my bread lol

but yeah that makes sense why (nto that i will stop my way haha)


Really likes to cook
Take a look inside the July 2011 edition of SW mag, it has a page on sandwiches!

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