For years nutrition experts have advised people with diabetes to bake, broil, or grill their food instead of frying. A University of Illinois study in 2012 suggests avoiding cooking methods that produce the kind of crusty bits you’d find on a grilled hamburger, especially These crusty foods produce advanced glycation end products (AGEs) which are associated with plaque formation in cardiovascular disease. The study showed that non-Hispanic whites had a higher intake of AGEs, and they consumed more saturated fats. However, the association between AGEs and cardiovascular disease was stronger than for saturated fats and heart disease
Crusty Foods May Worsen Heart Problems Associated With Diabetes
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