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A few quality studies have been carried out over the years, starting in 1998 with a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of 135 adults over 12 weeks published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.

They found no evidence that hydroxycitric acid, the active ingredient in weight loss products made from garcinia cambogia, produced significant weight loss. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2004 published a systematic review of meta-analyses and clinical trials on dietary supplements for weight loss by complementary medicine researchers at the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth.

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Two kinds of notes are suitable with the parenthetical citations used in MLA style Sample Papers in MLA Style The following two sample research papers are typical of the papers that might be submitted in different kinds of courses.

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MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook (8 th ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

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The MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing was taken out of print in The eighth edition of the MLA Handbook is the authoritative source for MLA style. The MLA is developing additional publications to address the professional needs of scholars. Double-space the entire research paper, including quotations, notes, and the list of works cited. Indent the first line of a paragraph half an inch from the left margin. Indent set-off quotations half an inch as well (for examples, see 76–80 in the MLA Handbook).

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The MLA Handbook grew out of the initial MLA Style Sheet of (revised in ), a page "more or less official" standard. The first five editions, published between and were titled the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and se66rthaae-1fboc6.gaher: Modern Language Association of America. Widely adopted by universities, colleges, and secondary schools, the MLA Handbook gives step-by-step advice on every aspect of writing research papers, from selecting a topic to submitting the completed paper. For over half a century, the MLA Handbook is the guide millions of writers have relied on /5.