The health benefits of fats
A recent study confirmed that eating trans fats instead of carbohydrates contributes to reducing the risk of developing Type II diabetes.
The study showed that replacing carbohydrates and saturated fats with healthy fats (unsaturated) helps reduce blood sugar levels and improves the ability to control insulin.
The study targeted about 4660 adults, who were given meals containing different types and amounts of carbohydrates and fats, and the researchers examined the impact of these types and amounts on metabolic processes in the body, in particular how fats of different types and carbohydrates affect the development of Type II diabetes.
The results of the study found that eating food rich in unsaturated fats had positive effects on controlling the level of glucose in the blood compared to foods rich in saturated fats and carbohydrates.
According to the researchers, their findings would urge people to eat healthy fats and not be afraid of them, they benefit their health, and this type of fat is very necessary for the body, as it is a source of energy and many fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamin A"A","D","E" and"K", and it is also a source of essential fatty acids that the body cannot synthesize.
Unsaturated fats are represented by" Omega-3"and" omega-6", which are found in several food sources such as vegetable oils, oily fish such as salmon, sardines, nuts, as well as in some types of vegetables and fruits such as avocado and coconut.