Evaluating Nutritional Claims
For this assignment, you will read two articles about dietary supplements and evaluate the accuracy of
the claims as shown in the background section of this assignment. Following the reading, you will
complete a series of short-answer questions.
“Always choose the organic food option whenever possible.” “Choosing a food or beverage that is 100%
all natural is a healthy alternative.” “Ginkgo biloba is a great supplement to improve memory and blood
circulation.” Each of these statements is a claim commonly circulated throughout media outlets. From
television shows to magazine ads, there are many different health claims about processed foods and
dietary supplements. It is scientifically supported that nutrition and health are intimately related. Unhealthy
choices about food and….