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A Twenty-year study on headaches

GRE Essay Topic 949 - The following appeared in the summary of a study on headaches suffered by the residents of Mentia. "Salicylates are members of the same chemical family as aspirin, a medicine used to treat headaches. Although many foods are naturally rich in salicylates, for the past several decades food-processing companies have also been adding salicylates to foods as preservatives. This rise in the commercial use of salicylates has been found to correlate with a steady decline in the average number of headaches reported by participants in our twenty-year study. Recently, food-processing companies have found that salicylates can also be used as flavor additives for foods. With this new use for salicylates, we can expect a continued steady decline in the number of headaches suffered by the average citizen of Mentia. " Discuss how well reasoned you find this argument.

Author: Babak | Date: October 13, 2018 | Score: 5

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The following argument is flawed for numerous resaons.Primar Score: 4 August 18th, 2016 by findscore.com

The use of Salicylates as food preservatives by the food-processing companies is profitable to some extent but the argument fails to take into account the side effects of Salicylates on the health of people.Not all bodies react in the same way when it comes to adapting some kind of drugs in any form.The argument could have been more justifiable if the headache treatment using Salicylates as food preservative should be taken into consideration along with other impacts on human body.

Futhermore, the argument is only considering that using Salicylates in edibles will help in qualify the headaches but it fails to give evidence that what may happen if people consumes a food product having Salicylates after its expirt date.Will it properties be remain intact for so long and hence it may lead to more fatal health issues than good, no matter how food companies are planning to use it either food preservative or food additive.the argument could be more valid if it had mentioned about that how long these properties can last long so that it is beneficial to use edibles containing Salicylates..

The argument is weak when it comes to the research regarding Salicylates effects on the citizen of Mentia as the study is blinkered because it is providing evidence regarding only citizen of one city.We are not sure what is the impact of this drug on people of other cities and places.The effects of Salicylates could have been more advocatory if the study provided data related to other cities instead of one.

Overall,The argument makes several unwarranted assumptions,it fails to make a convincing case that the health benefits of Salicylates will be the same on other people as it helped the citizen of Mentia to cure headaches.

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