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    Subheadings after "Reasons For...."

    I'm going to write a seminar paper on obesity. One chapter will presumably be called "Reasons for the Worldwide Increase in Obesity". In its subchapters several reasons will be dealt with in detail.
    I don't really know how to formulate the headings of these subchapters. Is it very akward to use a gerund to start the heading with? Like "Taking certain types of medecine" or "Eating too much" etc. ?

    Thanks in advance!

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    Re: Subheadings after "Reasons For...."

    It's fine.

    You don't need to say "Thanks in advance." It's obviously in advance. "Thanks," "Thank you," "Thanks a lot," or "Thanks so much" are better.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: Subheadings after "Reasons For...."

    You don't need to say 'thanks' at all in your posts.

    Just click on 'Thank' in the bottom left-hand corner of any post you find helpful.

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    Re: Subheadings after "Reasons For...."

    Quote Originally Posted by Buddy42 View Post
    I'm going to write a seminar paper on obesity. One chapter will presumably probably be called "Reasons for the Worldwide Increase in Obesity". In its subchapters, several reasons will be dealt with in detail.

    I don't really know how to formulate the headings of these subchapters. Is it very awkward to use a gerund to start the heading? with? Like For example, "Taking certain types of medicine" or "Eating too much". etc. ?

    Thanks in advance! Unnecessary. Thank us after we help by clicking on the Thank button on any useful response.
    See my corrections above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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