Causal arguments in a diet and health study

W​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​rite TWO different essays, 400 words each, on the same topic. The topic is described below. Suppose that Debbie claims that eating a vegan or vegetarian diet causes children to be more healthy than they would have been if they had eaten an omnivorous diet (including meat). Diane disagrees, claiming that eating an omnivorous diet (including meat) causes children to be more healthy than they would have been if they had eaten a vegan or vegetarian diet. Read this article which summarises a sc​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ientific study on diet and health. https://theconversation.com/do-vegan-diets-make-kids-shorter-and-weaker-162420Links to an external site. In a maximum of 400 words, answer the following: Does this article support Debbie’s claim? Does it support Diane’s claim? Did the scientists who conducted this study use any of the causal reasoning techniques that we discussed in the Causal arguments Module? What extra evidence would allow us to figure out whether Debbie’s claim or Diane’s claim​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ is true?

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