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Real World Learning Objects: Science

Bogus Weight Loss Claims

Links to Course Competencies

 This RWLO could be applied in the following courses: Nutrition, Health, Biology, Family Consumer Studies, and others. Specifically, this RWLO meets the following course competencies:

 

  • Students will be able to identify unsound weight-loss schemes and diets.

 

  • Students will be able to identify 7 elements of fraudulent weight loss claims.

 

  • Students will be able to summarize the similarities and differences in fraudulent weight loss claims that have been made for decades.

 

  • Students will be able to identify the difference between testimonials and scientific evidence.