Trans fats are found in many commercially baked and fried foods, and are extremely unhealthy. But they are particularly dangerous for type 2 diabetics because they increase insulin resistance and abdominal fat. Trans fats occur naturally at low levels in some foods such as meat and dairy products, but industrially produced trans fats are the most worrisome. The source is partially hydrogenated oil, which is used in processed cookies, cakes, pies, cakes and fried foods. The oil is favored for its stability and long lifespan. According to the HealthLine medical website, trans fats have been linked to increased inflammation, another blow for diabetics. They also reduce the "good" levels of HDL cholesterol. It is also believed that these artificial fats increase the risk of coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United Kingdom for men and the second most common cause of death among women after dementia and Alzheimer's. The UK food industry has voluntarily reduced trans fat levels in recent years, but they have not been banned. Many brands of peanut butter contain trans fats, masked as "hydrogenated vegetable oil" on the label. The oil makes peanut butter more extensible and increases its shelf life. Different types of diabetes Mon, January 1, 2018 What types of diabetes are there? From types 1 and 2 to gestational diabetes. Play slides Diabetes type 1: an autoimmune disease that prevents the body from producing insulin to regulate blood sugar levels. The recommendation, especially for diabetics, is to choose a peanut butter that simply shows peanuts on the label or perhaps salt added. Margarines and other butter substitutes also usually contain some trans fat, although the amounts have been significantly reduced in the recent years, according to the Association of Dieticians of the United Kingdom. The British Heart Foundation wants to ban industrial trans fats and has asked the government to take action. Until then, they would like clearer labeling of trans fats in food packaging, allowing people to make a more informed decision about what they consume. In the United States, food manufacturers should warn consumers if a product contains more than 0.5 grams of trans fat per serving. but there is no legal requirement to do the same here. Another popular food that has been found to impact people with type 2 diabetes is white bread. "Ea Bread, donuts and other foods with refined flour have been shown to significantly increase blood sugar levels in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, "says HeathLine. And this answer is not exclusive to wheat products. In one study, it was also shown that gluten-free pasta increases blood sugar, and rice-based types have the greatest effect. "
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