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Scan bran (again)

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by Ditsy, 29 October 2009 Social URL.

  1. Ditsy

    Ditsy Well-Known Member

    :wavey: everybody,
    Im going to be brave and buy some scan bran tomorrow,never had them before..
    Just wondering how many can you have for a heb or how many syns in them..?
    Hope someone can help.
    xx
     
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  3. Lianna

    Lianna Well-Known Member

    they are 1/2 sin each :)
     
  4. montysmum

    montysmum Member

    These take a bit of getting used to. When I first tried them I thought it was like eating hard baked cardboard and I hated them.

    Now though I like them and have them every day rather than other crispbreads. One warning though - they are FULL of fibre so overdose on them and you may well become best friends with your loo :)
     
  5. Lianna

    Lianna Well-Known Member

    Montys mum have you tried the scan bran xmas cake???
     
  6. IreneH

    IreneH Well-Known Member

    5 oat or scan bran for a HE b

    Irene xx
     
  7. Ditsy

    Ditsy Well-Known Member

    Thankyou for the replies. Hopefully they will help with weightloss. xx
     
  8. Donnie46

    Donnie46 Slow but sure....

    They are an acquired taste, they are a bit bland and nutty tasting, but not too bad when you put something on them like Quark, cottage cheese etc, be prepared to chew for a while though....
     
  9. Ditsy

    Ditsy Well-Known Member

    Ooh so theyll clear me out AND get rid of my jowls!!:p rofl.
    xx
     
  10. Lucky7

    Lucky7 Well-Known Member

    Half a syn for each one. I wouldn't go straight into having 5, and make sure you drink lots of water too or you'll end up constipated.

    I have one in my 28g of porridge oats in the morning for 1 HEb.
     
  11. JackieRyan

    JackieRyan New Member

    We make chocolate cake out of them. It's not too bad either.... LOL!!
     
  12. judimac

    judimac Mad old Bat with Attitude

    Or break a tooth! :p
     
  13. tfmd

    tfmd Well-Known Member

    I usually have 5 a day ;0)
    I love them with boiled egg, chopped up bacon and a wee bit of low fat mayo....Yummy
    I actually like them, I always make sure I have a drink with me when Ieat them though...
     
  14. Laddiesboy

    Laddiesboy I ♥ Slimming World :)

    I'm confused ...

    Someone has said don't overdo it or you'll 'become best friends with your loo', someone else has said 'make sure you drink lots of water too or you'll get constipated'

    They seem opposite! Or am I being dim lol

    Does it make you more, or less, regular - as it were?
     
  15. tfmd

    tfmd Well-Known Member

    Dave

    They make you regular......;0)
    Better than laxatives!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  16. Laddiesboy

    Laddiesboy I ♥ Slimming World :)

    Thanks Hil, may have to get some ;)

    Probably better for me than sugar free polos, same effect lol
     
  17. Starlight

    Starlight Well-Known Member

    5 scan bran sounds like a form of torture. I can just about cope with one with my Alpen lol
     
  18. xJox

    xJox Well-Known Member

    Do u break it into pieces and add it to the Alpen?? I've just bought my first packet today to use with my Alpen but wasn't sure exactly what to do with it rofl....

    xx
     
  19. Irisheyes648

    Irisheyes648 Active Member

    Lol......if you eat a lot of fibre you need to also drink lots of water to help it pass through, otherwise it will end up as a big fiberous mass, people think that by eating lots of fibre rich food will make them 'go' this is true but if you are not drinking enough water you can end up constipated :D too much info i know lol :D
     
  20. Starlight

    Starlight Well-Known Member

    I have it either with A LOT of Dairylea cheese (from my Hex A) or a banana. Either way I have to admit I dont really enjoy it
     
  21. Circes

    Circes Strutting her stuff

    If they are only half a syn each then your HEB is only worth 2.5 syns. I think I'd much rather syn them and have something more worthwhile for my HEB ;)
     
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