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Section 5.3.1

Exemplification

Use exemplification paragraphs to provide instances that clarify your topic statement. In the following paragraph, the topic sentence is supported inexamples that illustrate, support, and clarify the main point.


Vitamins and minerals can be added to enrich (replace nutrients lost in processing) orfortify (add nutrients not normally present) foods to improve their nutritional quality. Breadsand cereals are usually enriched with some B vitamins and iron. Common examples offortification include the addition of vitamin D to milk, vitamin A to margarine, vitamin C tofruit drinks, calcium to orange juice, and iodide to table salt.

--P. Insel and W. Roth, Core Concepts in Health


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