5. A recently issued twenty-year study on headaches suffered by the residents of Mentia investigated the possible therapeutic effect of consuming salicylates. Salicylates are members of the same chemical family as aspirin, a medicine used to treat headach

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5. A recently issued twenty-year study on headaches suffered by the residents of Mentia investigated the possible therapeutic effect of consuming salicylates. Salicylates are members of the same chemical family as aspirin, a medicine used to treat headaches. Although many foods are naturally rich in salicylates, food-processing companies also add salicylates to foods as preservatives. The twenty-year study found a correlation between the rise in the commercial use of salicylates and a steady decline in the average number of headaches reported by study participants. At the time when the study concluded, food-processing companies had just discovered that salicylates can also be used as flavor additives for foods, and, as a result, many companies plan to do so. Based on these study results, some health experts predict that residents of Mentia will suffer even fewer headaches in the future.

Write a response in which you discuss what questions would need to be answered in order to decide whether the prediction and the argument on which it is based are reasonable. Be sure to explain how the answers to these questions would help to evaluate the prediction.

Three questions need to be answered to evaluate this argument properly.

first of all, does salicylates have no side effects? Salicylates may have some unstated effects that can be injurious to health.

secondly, can the flavor it makes be appealing to the general consumers?

lastly, do our health permit this kind of drug mixed in the food?

if the author can answer this question properly and provide some more evidence, this argument can be properly evaluated.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
first, if, lastly, may, second, secondly, so, kind of, first of all

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 4.0 19.6327345309 20% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 6.0 12.9520958084 46% => OK
Conjunction : 1.0 11.1786427146 9% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 1.0 13.6137724551 7% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 7.0 28.8173652695 24% => OK
Preposition: 7.0 55.5748502994 13% => More preposition wanted.
Nominalization: 4.0 16.3942115768 24% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 409.0 2260.96107784 18% => More number of characters wanted.
No of words: 76.0 441.139720559 17% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.38157894737 5.12650576532 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 2.95259172374 4.56307096286 65% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.61239719675 2.78398813304 94% => OK
Unique words: 55.0 204.123752495 27% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.723684210526 0.468620217663 154% => OK
syllable_count: 122.4 705.55239521 17% => syllable counts are too short.
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.59920159681 100% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 1.0 4.96107784431 20% => OK
Article: 0.0 8.76447105788 0% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 2.70958083832 37% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.67365269461 0% => OK
Preposition: 0.0 4.22255489022 0% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 6.0 19.7664670659 30% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 12.0 22.8473053892 53% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 21.1141079744 57.8364921388 37% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 68.1666666667 119.503703932 57% => More chars_per_sentence wanted.
Words per sentence: 12.6666666667 23.324526521 54% => More words per sentence wanted.
Discourse Markers: 11.1666666667 5.70786347227 196% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 5.15768463074 97% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 5.25449101796 76% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 0.0 8.20758483034 0% => More positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 6.88822355289 44% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.67664670659 64% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0476550335801 0.218282227539 22% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0294970799623 0.0743258471296 40% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0317810971744 0.0701772020484 45% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0249118337027 0.128457276422 19% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0347773138054 0.0628817314937 55% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 10.2 14.3799401198 71% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 59.3 48.3550499002 123% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.1628742515 43% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.0 12.197005988 66% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.04 12.5979740519 104% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.01 8.32208582834 108% => OK
difficult_words: 23.0 98.500998004 23% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 5.5 12.3882235529 44% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 6.8 11.1389221557 61% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 11.9071856287 84% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Minimum 250 words wanted.
It is not exactly right on the topic in the view of e-grader. Maybe there is a wrong essay topic.

Rates: 16.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 1.0 Out of 6
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