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Persuasive Essays: Evaluate Sources

Evaluating Web Pages

Using strategies and tips from the guide: “Evaluating Information from Web Pages”,
decide whether the following pages would be good quality sources to use for a college research paper.

Source Examples:

  1. Evaluating Fast Food Nutrition and Marketing to Youth
  2. More Than One Third of American Kids Eat Fast Food Every Day
  3. Fast Food’s Biggest Customer: Not the Poor, But the Middle Class
  4. America Becoming Hog (Eaters’) Heaven
  5. Stanford Scientists Cast Doubt on Advantages of Organic Meat and Produce
  6. Should You Eat Chicken?
  7. USDA Ruffles Feathers With New Poultry Inspection Policy
  8. Can You Really Save the Planet at the Dinner Table? 
  9. Examining the Outlet of Fast-Food Exposure...

 Should we eat meat? 

1. The Ethical Meat Eater

2. Why You Shouldn’t Stop Eating Red Meat

3. Meat Is Brain Food

4. What if Everyone in the World Became a Vegetarian? Calculating the chaos and the changed climate.

5. Ethics of eating meat

6. Sorry Vegans: Here's How Meat-Eating Made Us Human

7. 84% of Vegetarians and Vegans Return to Meat. Why?

8. Evidence for Meat-Eating by Early Humans

Chicken Industry

  1. Processed Foods: The Pros and Cons - A Balanced View
  2. Health Benefits of Avoiding Processed Foods
  3. The Good Side of Processed Food
  4. Poultry farming
  5. The Chicken Industry
  6. U.S. Chicken Industry History
  7. USDA Ruffles Feathers With New Poultry Inspection Policy
  8. Should You Eat Chicken?

High Fructose Corn Syrup, Organic Foods & Obesity

  1. The Correlation Between High Fructose Corn Syrup and Obesity
  2. The Omnivore's Dilemma
  3. High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) Linked to Obesity
  4. Where Corn Is King, a New Regard for Grass-Fed Beef
  5. Myth: High Fructose Corn Syrup Uniquely Contributes to Obesity
  6. How Junk Food Can End Obesity
  7. War on Foodies
  8. Can You Really Save the Planet at the Dinner Table?