In this article Marso (2003), describes the main risk factors that are related to obesity which contribute more to the level of diabetes in the human body. The author notes through the study taken that intake of high amount of calories, cholesterol and fats have a high impact on the development of insulin resistance. The method used in collection of data was majorly observation and medical records provided by the victims. It is notable from study that the type of foods taken by the humankind has a lot to do with their health. From the literature review conducted by author of the article the western dietary trend seem to revolve around high consumption of red meat which was found to have a higher contribution to the risk of type 2 diabetes. The multivariate connection was noted by the author for various lifestyle factors inclusive of the physical activity, consumption of alcohol and smoking of cigarette. This article is significant to the readers in the sense that it educates and provides an insight into the dangers of the risky lifestyle by the humankind. This article is relevant for literature review in the sense that it provides a detailed insight into the main topic.
Chu, Y.-F., & Institute of Food Technologists. (2012). Coffee: Emerging Health Effects and Disease Prevention. Ames, Iowa: Wiley-Blackwell/IFT Press.
The main purpose of this article by Chu & IFT, 2012 is to provide caution or rather pieces of advice into the dangers of excessive consumption of coffee and the connection to the sugar level in the body. The data contained in the article was gathered from interviews of samples of individuals who suffered diabetes and the connection to their diet ,especially coffee intake. The articles main discussion revolves around the clinical evidence that demonstrate that a less energy intake and resultant weight loss might have a chance of reducing the risk of diabetes. Through a huge randomized controlled test there was a reported low incidence of type 2 diabetes when subjected to consumption of whole grains connected to the Mediterranean diet. The article does not fail to account to the fact that alcohol consumption has a key input to risk of diabetes. It is noted that various studies have been linked to the consumption of and the Type 2 diabetes risk. The study is useful to the readers in the sense that most studies have been carried out in numerous nations which might be very vital in being used in the review.
Higdon, J., Drake, V., & Higdon, J. (2013). An Evidence-Based Approach to Photochemical and Other Dietary Factors. Stuttgart, Germany: Thieme.
The main objective of this article to enlighten the reader about other important food diet that is very vital in controlling some of the chronic illness. This class of diet has been noted to comprise of vegetables and fruits. The studies that were conducted comprised of epidemiological studies and other clinical trials where phytochemicals have been found to be present in the fruits and vegetables. Disease prevention through dietary patterns takes the centre stage in this article. Through a meta-analysis research that was done, it found that the risk of heart attack was highly reduced when various individuals used in the study consumed a sensible diet of fruits and vegetables. Numerous components were found to contribute to the protective effects by fruits and vegetables inclusive of vitamin c, potassium and folate to the cardiac muscles. There was a connection that was revealed between the high blood pressure and diabetes. The consumers and victims of such chronic diseases are highly recommended to consumption of fruits and vegetables to reduce the risk at hand. This article is very important to the reader given that it provides some of simplest remedies for chronic diseases such as high blood pressure and heart diseases.