Diet high in healthy fats will help control blood sugar

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Switching to a diet low in simple sugars and high in healthy fats, like the types found in canola oil, could help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar. ‘We know that olive oil has a good pedigree among clinicians but canola oil has a good pedigree too,’ the study’s lead author Dr David Jenkins, from the [b]University of Toronto[/b] is quoted in [s]Reuters Health[/s] as saying. ‘The thing that really surprised us is that those who seemed to be most in need benefited the most,’ Jenkins said. The participants who had more weight in their mid-region and those with high blood pressure had the strongest blood sugar response to the test diet.

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