Research question and Hypothesis

Research Topic:

Obesity and Diabetes: The effects of high fructose corn syrup on the American adolescent

Write a 3-page paper in which you identify your research question and hypothesis.

In devising your research question, apply the “Attributes of a ‘Good’ Research Question.” Your paper should clearly delineate the extent to which each of the following criteria has been satisfied:

  • Relevance      – importance, should make a difference for society or social relations.
  • Novelty      – new information
  • Focus –      information only pertaining to the subject
  • Consisting      of two core concepts (at minimum)
  • Feasibility      – capable of being answered within the time and resources available.

A hypothesis should:

  1. Be      stated clearly and concisely
  2. Express      the relationship between two or more variables
  3. Be      testable
  4. Be      based upon theory and/or clinical experience

REQUIRMENTS: 3 Pages, APA format, must include introduction and conclusion, research question, hypothesis, peer reviewed scholarly sources.

Useful sources:

Goran, M. I., Ulijaszek, S. J., & Ventura, E. E. (2013). High fructose corn syrup and diabetes prevalence: A global perspective. Global Public Health, 8(1), 55-64. doi:10.1080/17441692.2012.736257

How does consuming high-fructose corn syrup made from genetically-engineered corn link to obesity and diabetes in the united states? (2019). Michigan Academician, 46(1), 75.

Trends in Beverage Consumption Among High School Students – United States, 2007–2015. (2017, August 01). Retrieved June 09, 2020, from

Patterson, M., Yee, J., Wahjudi, P., Mao, C., & Lee, W. (2018). Acute metabolic responses to high fructose corn syrup ingestion in adolescents with overweight/obesity and diabetes. Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, 14, 1–7.

Wanner, L. (2010). How Does the Consumption of Fructose and High Fruct

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