Eating certain foods can raise your blood sugar and insulin levels and promote inflammation, which may increase your risk of disease.

1. Sugar-sweetened beverages

These drinks are high in carbs and their high fructose content has been linked to insulin resistance and an increased risk of obesity, fatty liver.

2. Trans fats

They’ve been linked to inflammation, insulin resistance, increased belly fat, and heart disease.

3. White bread, rice, and pasta

White bread, pasta, and rice are high in carbs yet low in fiber. This combination can result in high blood sugar levels.

4. Fruit-flavored yogurt

Fruit-flavored yogurts are usually low in fat but high in sugar, which can lead to higher blood sugar and insulin levels.

Many breakfast cereals are high in carbs but low in protein. A high protein, low carb breakfast is the best option for diabetes and appetite control.

5. Sweetened breakfast cereals

Flavoured coffee drinks are very high in liquid carbs, which can raise blood sugar levels and fail to satisfy your hunger.

6. Flavored coffee drinks

7. Honey, agave nectar, and maple syrup 

Honey, agave nectar, and maple syrup aren’t as processed as white table sugar, but they may have similar effects on blood sugar, insulin. 

8. Dried fruit

Dried fruits become more concentrated in sugar and may contain more than four times as many carbs as fresh fruits do.

9. Packaged snack foods

9. Packaged snack foods

Packaged snacks are typically highly processed foods made from refined flour, which can quickly raise your blood sugar levels.

10. Fruit juice

Fruit juices contain at least as much sugar as sodas. Their high fructose content can worsen insulin resistance, promote weight gain, and increase the risk of heart disease.

11. French fries

French fries are fried in unhealthy oils that may promote inflammation and increase the risk of heart disease and cancer.

Why does carb intake matter for people with diabetes?

Carbs have the greatest effect on your blood sugar by far because they’re broken down into sugar, or glucose.

Diabeties diet plan to lose weight

Eating healthfully while you try to reduce weight is important for everyone, but if you have diabetes, choosing the wrong diet could harm your health.

What should you eat?

1. lean protein 2. high fibre, less        processed carb 3. fruits and vegetable 4.  low-fat dairy 5. Avocado, nuts, canola      oil, or olive oil

Your main goals should include staying away from unhealthy fats, liquid sugars, processed grains, and other foods that contain refined carbs.