Presentation on theme: "Consumer Products Discovering the truth. Influences Bandwagon Rich & Famous Free gifts Great outdoors Good times Testimonials What are some examples?"— Presentation transcript:
Consumer Products Discovering the truth
Influences Bandwagon Rich & Famous Free gifts Great outdoors Good times Testimonials What are some examples?
Reading labels Intended use How to use/ Recommended serving or use Precautions/warnings Amount per serving/use Active vs inactive ingrediants Why is it important to read the label?
Health Fraud Sale of worthless products or services that claim to prevent diseases or cure other health problems. ▫Weight loss products ▫Beauty & anti-aging ▫Fraudulent treatments ▫Malpractice What might be some signs of fraudulent products/treatments?
Health Agencies National Cancer Institute (NCI) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety & Inspection service (FSIS) Department of Health & Human resources (DHHS) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) National Institute of Health (NIH) Centers for disease control & prevention (CDC) Federal trade commission (FTC)
Article The trouble with fat-burner pills ▫Page 68 What are some health-related products you’ve seen on TV or heard on the radio? ▫Sports equipment ▫Sports/Energy drinks ▫Diet pills ▫Supplements
Group Assignment Find a group of 3-5 Investigate a health-related consumer product ▫What’s it called? ▫What is it supposed to do? ▫Recommended dose/use? ▫What are the health risks/warnings? ▫Is it certified or been approved by any health agencies? ▫How much does it cost? Create a PowerPoint that answers all these questions & submit to Haiku. ▫You will present this to the class tomorrow.