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Araselie Chavez
Argument Paper
Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:56pm
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For my argument paper, I am considering two different topics. I have not made up my mind on which topic I feel will make a better argument. One topic deals with nutritional guidelines for school lunches. I would like to argue if they really make children healthier. School lunches should include a range of healthy options. Serving more fresh foods would also benefit the local economy, because more fresh food would be purchased from small, local farms. I could argue that the government should not interfere with parentsí dietary choices for their children. If students do not like the new, healthier menus, they will refuse to buy the meals and their school will receive less funding for school lunches. The second topic that I would like to talk about is if the fashion industry should limit on how thin models can be. Weight restrictions are necessary. The fashion industryís obsession with thinness encourages models to almost starve themselves. Since various body types have been in style throughout history, there is no reason for the fashion industry to insist that models be thin. I could argue that many models are naturally thin, a look that is ideal for displaying clothing. Weight restrictions infringe on the creativity of designers, discriminate against models and single out the fashion industry for blame, even though the preference for thinness is part of the broader culture. Both of these topics interest me because they involve real life situations that are always being talked about, especially the nutritional guidelines for school lunches. There are many people that are opposed to the way that nutritional guidelines have changed so much in the past few years. Many students have stopped eating lunch at school. Which is not a good thing because in order for children to perform a hundred percent in class, they need to be healthy and have food in their stomach. When a student has not eaten anything throughout the whole eight hours of school, they tend to learn less and do poorly in class. I will most likely choose the topic that deals with nutritional guidelines because it interests me more.

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    What topic(s) are you considering for your argument paper? Which side interests you? What is/are the counter arguments(s)?
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