What to look for in evaluating a research-worthy articles
- Which definitely won’t work?
- Which work well?
- Which are on the edge or would require further investigation?
- How can we discern among these?
Notes on the articles from class:
- Vegging Out Tips on Switching to A Meatless Diet
- Point a – Gives information about switching to a vegetarian diet however, it doesn’t emphasize the issues associated with vegetarianism.
- Point b – This article is bias. The article doesn’t give reasoning because its written for someone who already agrees with vegetarianism.
- Verdict: Do not use for synthesis.
- Becoming Vegetarian
- Point a – This article gives the pros and cons of a vegetarian diet.
- Point b — Written by a doctor and was published on a newsletter website, but opinionated.
- Verdict – So far good, possibly use this article based on other articles.
- Study links Vegetarian Diets and Longevity
- Point a – The article is published on an established website, however it only refers to how a vegetarian diet can boost lifespan
- Verdict – do not use article
- Sorry Vegans: Eating Meat and Cooking Food is How Humans Got Their Big Brains
- Point a – argumentative but has reasoning on why the vegetarian diet is not an ideal diet for a human.
- Point b –
- Verdict –
- Eat Less Meat To Avoid Dangerous Global Warming, Scientists Say
- The Evidence For a Vegan Diet
- Clean Meat Is the Future of Vegetarianism
- What if Everyone In the World Became Vegetarian?
- Vegetarian vs Omnivore Facts
- Eat Meat?
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