A.) Dependent variable - BMI
Independent variable - artificial sweetner.
b.) Headline demonstrates a positive correlation as the BMI is suspected to increase with increase in artificial sweetners.
c.) A confounding factor could be the low metabolism levels. Since artificial sweetners use certain chemicals they could harm the health by disturbing the metabolism which in turn can lead to increase in BMI
D.) May be the people examined are diabetics who have a tendency to eat sugar so they use such zero calorie artificial sweetners and high BMI.
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