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Shocked how many syns are in red wine

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StormyLovesOdd Wed 22-Mar-17 11:04:02

I really enjoy my bottle of wine on a Saturday night and don't want to give it up, does anyone else save their syns for alcohol?

I'm thinking if I'm supper good all week it'll be okay and I'll still loose weight, am I kidding myself?

Saladd0dger Wed 22-Mar-17 11:06:53

These bottles are something like 16.5 syns for the whole bottle. I used to save all my syns for my weekend alcohol binge and kebab

StormyLovesOdd Wed 22-Mar-17 11:24:22

Thanks Salad - love your username by the way :@ What are they, I can't see them clearly enough from the picture but they are a lot lighter in syn than my usual bottle.

storminabuttercup Wed 22-Mar-17 12:05:06

Save your syns for the wine. I always did, I've just rejoined after putting all my weight and some back on so avoiding wine at the min to keep focus, but I certainly look at syns as weekly.

The stuff posted above is low syn but I can't drink it it's really not like wine in my opinion

GoldenBlue Wed 22-Mar-17 21:05:08

Do you enjoy spirits like jack Daniels? Shorts, mixed with diet mixers as long drinks are much lower Syns than wine

pandorawithtreaclecolouredhair Fri 24-Mar-17 11:33:09

OP, my Consultant advises members to have 5 syns a day, even if they are saving some for the weekend: you would still have 70 syns left for your Saturday night.

ScarlettInSpace Sun 09-Apr-17 15:42:21

Not red wine but Gallo Rose spritz with Raspberry & Lime is only 5.5% ABV & 4 syns for a 175ml glass - tastes pretty shit on its own but in a big wine glass mixed with low cal tonic, ice & a squidge of fresh lime it's my new wine substitute!

ScarlettInSpace Sun 09-Apr-17 17:19:32

Like this one!

Destinysdaughter Sun 09-Apr-17 17:23:49

Vodka with low sugar cranberry juice and some lime juice is refreshing and low calorie!

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