General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: To convince my audience that a low Vitamin D level is a dangerous issue.
Central Idea: To persuade my class that Vitamin D deficiency is very harmful to one’s health since it leads to numerous bone disorders. Moreover, I will provide them with solutions to keep Vitamin D at an optimum level.
Method of Development: problem- solution.
Visuals: Slides & images , vitamin d pills.
Audience: Classmates as well as anyone who cares for their health/well-being.
I. I had a blood test last week, and the doctor showed me the results with a worried expression on his face. He asked me, “Did you know that your Vitamin D level is very low? ”. I laughed, “So what? It’s not like I have Cancer, or Diabetes , or any serious heart issue…!”. And what he said next surprised me, “But, Vitamin D deficiency can lead to many bone deformities !”.
II. Vitamin D, is also called the “sunlight vitamin” since when you are exposed to the sun’s rays the vitamin is produced in your body. It is vital for bone and muscle health. The daily required dosage of Vitamin D is 600 to 800 IU/day .
III. It shocked me to find out that my Vitamin D insufficiency , would prevent me from skiing due to back pain in the near future . Therefore, I did some extensive research and was amazed to find out that according to the Daily Star, from a sample of 250 Lebanese people, 70% suffer from this issue. Which means at least 18 out of 25 of my classmates