Best Air Fryers for 2021 and Diabetes Control

Regardless of your budget and your needs, this article will introduce you to some of the best air fryers for 2021. Are you craving delicious, healthy, crunchy, fried foods? Did you know that all these can be achieved all at once? Yes, they can, and let me add juicy on the inside. Remember that the aim is diabetes control. Even so, the answer is still YES!

The air fryer is a type of countertop oven that allows us to prepare food using significantly less oil, in a shorter time. Not just any food, but delicious, nutritious whole foods.

The picture below is my air fryer. Thanks to my nieces and nephews. I am enjoying my birthday gift.

Best Air Fryers for 2021 and Diabetes Control - Front View

Top Two Best Air Fryers for 2021

I will begin by looking at two (2) air fryers that are a bit pricey for some people. Depending on your pocket, the size of your family, and your needs, this article could be of interest. Let us take a look at the first air fryer, the Philips Kitchen Appliances Digital Twin TurboStar Airfryer XXL, with Fat Removal Technology.

Philips Digital Twin TurboStar Air Fryer XXL, with Fat Removal Technology

Amazon Rating: 4.6 out of 5

Capacity: 3lbs

Type: Digital

Please see below for some of the wonderful features of this first option from the best air fryers for 2021:

  1. This air fryer for diabetes control has a capacity of 3 pounds. This is great in that you can cook for a maximum of 6 people at one go. It can hold a whole chicken, or, fries for 6 family/friends.
  2. It cooks 4 times faster than your convection oven.
  3. Uses little to no oil to cook. It reduces excess fat via its fat reduction technology.
  4. There is no need to preheat this air fryer. Save even more time by start cooking immediately.
  5. Philips Digital Twin TurboStar Air Fryer XXL can air fry, bake, grill, roast, reheat, dehydrate, and toast, using one machine.
  6. This pick from the best air fryers from 2021 has 5 one-touch programs.
  7. Easy to clean. Note it is dishwasher safe.
  8. The package includes an air fryer, instructions, and recipe book.

The next air fryer from the list of best air fryers for 2021 is flexing some muscles and for a cheaper price too. Go to the next section to read about the Ninja DZ201 Foodi.

Ninja DZ201 Foodi 6-in-1 2-Basket Air Fryer with DualZone Technology

Amazon Rating: 4.8 out of 5

Capacity: 8 Quarts

Type: Digital

This air fryer form the list of best air fryers for 2021 comes with 2 baskets. This means that you can cook 2 foods at the same time. Yes, you can cook your fries and chicken in different baskets at the same time. This means your chicken and fries will both be hot when you are ready to eat.

This is their DualZone Technology feature and the Smart Finish feature. As previously stated, this allows you to cook 2 foods, 2 different ways. The two foods finish cooking at the same time.

This machine also has a Match Cook button. This allows the copying of settings across zones. This is a cool feature that makes it easier for us to set the time for the second basket. There are 2 independent 4-quart zones with their own baskets, fans, and heaters.

The machine has a capacity of 8 quarts. Yes, it can hold 4 lbs. of French fries or chicken wings, breast, etc. I have a 3.5 quarts capacity machine and I do like 3 chicken breast at a time. Yes, 8 quarts is ideal for a larger family and would do great when entertaining.

Additional Features of the Ninja Foodi

The Ninja DZ201 Foodi has 6 customizable programs:

  • Air fry
  • Air broil
  • Roast
  • Bake
  • Reheat
  • Dehydrate

It is easy to clean as the baskets and crisper plates are dishwasher safe. Yes, this is a huge sell for some people, especially that there is so much for us to do in the same 24 hours. Imagine a machine that cooks delicious foods in less time, with sections that are dishwasher safe!

I did not mention the temperature range of this machine is 105°F–450°F. This adds to the versatility of this machine, a great choice for diabetes control.

Coming – Best Air Fryers for 2021 – Pocket-Friendly Options

In our next article, as we aim to provide information to assist in diabetes control we will take a look at two cheaper air fryers. First, we will look at the Cosori Air Fryer Max XL. This will be followed by the GoWise USA 3.7 quarts.

Continue the fight against diabetes. Take a look at some of the best air fryers for 2021 as diabetes control remains high on our list. It is possible. I am using my air fryer to help make my journey fun and sustainable.

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  1. // Reply

    Thanks for sharing this post. I’ve been looking into air friers lately and your post here has helped to find out the best choices. I’m brand new to this idea but I know already that it is a great way to fry food without too much oil and all that greasy stuff. Do you have more recommendations to share or those two are your top suggestions? Thanks again for sharing and keep up the good work!

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    This is perfect! I’ve been looking at getting an air fryer recently and this article is perfect! I’ve been seeing the Ninja a lot lately on FB and YouTube, so I’ve been thinking about that one. I’ve been watching how to cook more vegetables in air fryers, and I’ve seen some pretty great stuff coming out of them.

    What kinds of foods do you usually cook in yours that come out amazing? I stopped eating meat, but I’ve seen some pretty amazing veggie recipes coming out of these things!

    Thanks for sharing these reviews!


    1. // Reply

      Katrina, I am happy that you are continuing your research on air fryers and grateful that you took the time to read and comment on this article.

      Let me share with you some plant-based foods you can prepare in an air fryer:

        Chickpea patties
        Lentil patties
        Roasted string beans (tasted real good. Just don’t overdo like I did the first time)
        Carrots with garlic
        Honey roasted cho cho

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