High-Sugar Foods

If they're watching their blood glucose, some folks may choose honey or agave syrup over white or brown sugar.

"Natural" sweeteners like honey

Fried food

Deep-fried meals can raise blood sugar. Fry oil makes this dish high in trans fat. Trans fats can cause insulin resistance and high blood sugar.


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White potatoe

White potatoes may raise blood sugar. Pairing this carbohydrate with fiber or protein can reduce its glucose-raising effects.

Foods high in trans fat 

Type 2 diabetics can develop insulin resistance from trans fats. Insulin is a key hormone that regulates blood sugar, therefore this might affect it.

Fruit-flavored yogurt

Greek and Icelandic yogurt provide more protein than conventional yogurt, balancing blood sugar. For fiber, top yogurt with fresh fruit or nuts. 

Pre-made smoothie  

Smoothie bowls are smoothies with fruit, nuts, or granola on top. Acai, a deep purple berry, is the most popular smoothie bowl.

Processed carb

High-glycemic foods boost blood sugar quickly. White bread, rice, potatoes, drink, potato chips, and pretzels are examples.

Sugary cereal

The shopping aisles, particularly the cereal aisles, may overwhelm you.

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