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ESL's free 5-HTP transitions writing class

In English writing, writers use transition words to make their writing better. In this exercise, you'll read an excerpt from an article What is 5-HTP supposed to do?

The following transitions have been removed from this paragraph: also (used two times), in addition (used two times), finally. See if you can determine where the author used these transitions. Type the correct transitions into each box in the paragraph.

The purpose of taking 5-HTP is to reduce carbohydrate cravings, and thus, diminish food intake, resulting in weight loss. to promoting weight loss, it has been linked with beneficial effects on behavior. The results of one study proved to be in favor of the hypothesis that 5-HTP causes a decrease in food intake, resulting in a loss of weight. The group taking 5-HTP consumed significantly fewer calories than the placebo group. to this, carbohydrate intake of the 5-HTP group was significantly less that that of the placebo group. , the amount of weight lost was significantly higher in the 5-HTP group than in the placebo group. No differences of psychological status were recorded in any of the subjects. (retrieved June 27, 2004 from - modified by James Trotta)

If you have any questions about this class please visit its message board thread. Or talk about some of the difficult medical vocabulary. If possible, start practicing the vocabulary.

To study some grammar used to discuss diets and weight loss, visit ESL's diet class or the diet and exercise class.

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If you do decide to diet, lose weight the right way: exercise. Start jogging, buy an exercise bike, join a health club, just do something that burns calories. You can not rely on pills to lose weight for you.

You can also get some exercise, nutrition, and general health tips on healthspan blog (healthspan is kind of like lifespan but instead of emphasizing how long you live it emphasizes how long you live healthily).

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