5 Best Cooking Oils To Control Blood Sugar

By Chanchal Sengar
18 June 2022

Cooking Oils for Diabetes

Some cooking oils have healthy fats that can prevent spike in blood sugar levels to control diabetes. Read Dt. Swati Bathwal's recommendations.

Groundnut Oil

Monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids present in groundnut oil reduce cholesterol that prevent rise in blood glucose.

Mustard Oil

This traditional cooking oil is best for diabetics. Consuming organic mustard oil reduces inflammation in the body to keep blood sugar levels in check.

A2 Ghee

Ghee is good for health including diabetes patients if it is pure, homemade or A2 ghee which is derived from cultured cow milk.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Olive oil should be used as a cooking oil to boost health. Use a little oil for meal preparation to control blood sugar.

Sunflower Oil

This is another common cooking oil which is helps in managing blood sugar levels. It also reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases.


These oils are healthy only if consumed in moderation. Use only 2-3 tablespoons of oil a day to manage diabetes.