Evaluate a printed or electronic advertisement in an effort to encourage the student to become a more critical consumer.

Is the use of this product supported by scientific evidence? If so, are there any conflicting results among various studies? Do the subjects’ age, health condition; fitness level, etc. match those for whom the ad is directed? Were there limitations and/or flaws in these studies? Describe the studies, as appropriate, to defend your statements and give evidence for or against the claims made in the ad.
What, if any, contribution would the consumption of the product make to the nutrient intake, physique, or fitness level of the intended consumer?
Could some less expensive product be used to obtain the same results?
What hazards/adverse effects might be associated with the use of this product? Are there any conditions (e.g., medical, age-related) that would contraindicate the use of the product?