This exercise engages students in critically evaluating weight-loss products and programs. Specific objectives are to investigate, analyze, and substantiate claims made by the weight-loss industry and interpret how these claims may be fraudulent, misleading, or perhaps even truthful.
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DeGolier, Teresa F., "Using critical-thinking skills to substantiate or challenge controversial claims endorsing a myriad of weight-loss products" (2010). Biological Sciences Faculty Publications. 10.