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Which of the Following is Not Another Possible Explanation for the Paradox Presented in the Passage? - Logical Reasoning

Question

MCQ

Read the following passage and answer the question that follows:

We are bombarded with misguided advertisements that give advice on healthy eating, and this has had the effect of making food seem hugely complicated. People are demoralized because they are trying to follow this advice, yet they are getting fatter and fatter. For lots of people, food has become a minefield of dos and don’ts and a relaxed appreciation of the pleasures of eating has got a bit lost along the way. In fact, eating well is simple when you apply a few fundamental principles.

Which of the following is not another possible explanation for the paradox presented in the passage?

Options

  • People tend to follow food fads and dietary shortcuts without checking their suitability.

  • There is easy access to unhealthy and junk food in the market.

  • The lifestyle of most people has become sedentary and there is a lack of physical activity.

  • The media and entertainment industry glorify an unrealistically thin body image.

Solution

The media and entertainment industry glorifies an unrealistically thin body image.

Explanation:

The paradox that is discussed in the passage is that inspite of following health advices, people are getting fatter and fatter. Thus, it is possible that there are some other factors that are contributing to this rise in obesity.

People tend to follow food fads and dietary shortcuts without checking their suitability, There is easy access to unhealthy and junk food in the market, The lifestyle of most people has become sedentary and there is a lack of physical activity all provide alternative explanations for this paradox.

However, the media and entertainment industry glorifies an unrealistically thin body image does not resolve it.

Concept: Statement and Assumption (Entrance Exam)
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