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 8. “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.”
Is there anything ambiguous about this claim?

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    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/vitamin-e/NS_patient-vitamine/DSECTION=evidence

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    How can I make a sample for this problem. 8. “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.”
    Is there anything ambiguous about this claim?

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    proven by whom? when?

    may help = ???

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    How can I make the example.

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    Be specific.

    Who proved this and how and when?

    Give data about successes in fighting cancer (which type or types of cancer?) and/or heart disease (which form or forms of heart disease?).

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    how can I make this senteces in a exercises.
    “Vitamin E is a proven antioxidant and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease.”
    Is there anything ambiguous about this claim?

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    My term for this type advertisement is "weasel words."
    "May" is the weasel word in this statement.
    Savings "up to" are weasel words often found in sales brochures and other advertisements. Savings up to $500 is a true statement even if one saves only $1.00 on a purchase.

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    It may, then again it may not.

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