Statistically, what is ambiguous about the statement ' Vitamin E is a proven antioxident and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease?What types of misrepresentation or misuse have been...

Statistically, what is ambiguous about the statement ' Vitamin E is a proven antioxident and may help in fighting cancer and heart disease?

What types of misrepresentation or misuse have been demonstrated  (e.g., Suspect Samples, Asking Biased Questions, ).

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The use of the word "may" makes the statement ambiguous.  Based on this statement, there is no certainty about whether or not vitamin E will help fight cancer and heart disease.