İNGİLİZCE OKUMA PARÇALARI

İNGİLİZCE OKUMA PARÇALARI



(3)Supporters of modern civilization have to admit that there is a range of diseases, linked in some way to the western way of life, which have become common only recently. Deaths from coronary thrombosis and lung cancer were virtually unknown before this century, and so were most of our digestive disorders. (7)There is disagreement among doctors on the importance of diet in causing these diseases, or, indeed, which features of the western diet are responsible for them. At one time or another the blame has been laid on sugar, fats, butter and eggs, and even coffee. The disputes among experts have gone on for so long that most people have only become confused. Out of all this confusion one aspect of the modem diet has emerged as undeniably bad for us: the lack of roughage and indigestible waste in modern food. Most of the calories in a modern western diet come from two sources, bread and sugar, both of which are now highly refined. The coarse whole meal bread eaten by our Victorian ancestors needed much more chewing than the soft processed bread eaten today. (15) Despite the claims made by enthusiasts, our food is not the only feature of our life that can be criticized on medical grounds. Excess weight, cigarette smoking and lack of exercise remain the three big causes of ill health and early death in our society —but a return to more natural food could make us all feel a great deal more comfortable.   Mark the best choice       1.   It is understood from the passage that __________.





(3)Supporters of modern civilization have to admit that there is a range of diseases, linked in some way to the western way of life, which have become common only recently. Deaths from coronary thrombosis and lung cancer were virtually unknown before this century, and so were most of our digestive disorders. (7)There is disagreement among doctors on the importance of diet in causing these diseases, or, indeed, which features of the western diet are responsible for them. At one time or another the blame has been laid on sugar, fats, butter and eggs, and even coffee. The disputes among experts have gone on for so long that most people have only become confused. Out of all this confusion one aspect of the modem diet has emerged as undeniably bad for us: the lack of roughage and indigestible waste in modern food. Most of the calories in a modern western diet come from two sources, bread and sugar, both of which are now highly refined. The coarse whole meal bread eaten by our Victorian ancestors needed much more chewing than the soft processed bread eaten today. (15) Despite the claims made by enthusiasts, our food is not the only feature of our life that can be criticized on medical grounds. Excess weight, cigarette smoking and lack of exercise remain the three big causes of ill health and early death in our society —but a return to more natural food could make us all feel a great deal more comfortable.   Mark the best choice           2. What does virtually (Line 3) mean?





(3)Supporters of modern civilization have to admit that there is a range of diseases, linked in some way to the western way of life, which have become common only recently. Deaths from coronary thrombosis and lung cancer were virtually unknown before this century, and so were most of our digestive disorders. (7)There is disagreement among doctors on the importance of diet in causing these diseases, or, indeed, which features of the western diet are responsible for them. At one time or another the blame has been laid on sugar, fats, butter and eggs, and even coffee. The disputes among experts have gone on for so long that most people have only become confused. Out of all this confusion one aspect of the modem diet has emerged as undeniably bad for us: the lack of roughage and indigestible waste in modern food. Most of the calories in a modern western diet come from two sources, bread and sugar, both of which are now highly refined. The coarse whole meal bread eaten by our Victorian ancestors needed much more chewing than the soft processed bread eaten today. (15) Despite the claims made by enthusiasts, our food is not the only feature of our life that can be criticized on medical grounds. Excess weight, cigarette smoking and lack of exercise remain the three big causes of ill health and early death in our society —but a return to more natural food could make us all feel a great deal more comfortable.   Mark the best choice         3. Which part of the western diet was not blamed for heart diseases?





(3)Supporters of modern civilization have to admit that there is a range of diseases, linked in some way to the western way of life, which have become common only recently. Deaths from coronary thrombosis and lung cancer were virtually unknown before this century, and so were most of our digestive disorders. (7)There is disagreement among doctors on the importance of diet in causing these diseases, or, indeed, which features of the western diet are responsible for them. At one time or another the blame has been laid on sugar, fats, butter and eggs, and even coffee. The disputes among experts have gone on for so long that most people have only become confused. Out of all this confusion one aspect of the modem diet has emerged as undeniably bad for us: the lack of roughage and indigestible waste in modern food. Most of the calories in a modern western diet come from two sources, bread and sugar, both of which are now highly refined. The coarse whole meal bread eaten by our Victorian ancestors needed much more chewing than the soft processed bread eaten today. (15) Despite the claims made by enthusiasts, our food is not the only feature of our life that can be criticized on medical grounds. Excess weight, cigarette smoking and lack of exercise remain the three big causes of ill health and early death in our society —but a return to more natural food could make us all feel a great deal more comfortable.   Mark the best choice           4. What does dispute (Line 7) mean?





(3)Supporters of modern civilization have to admit that there is a range of diseases, linked in some way to the western way of life, which have become common only recently. Deaths from coronary thrombosis and lung cancer were virtually unknown before this century, and so were most of our digestive disorders. (7)There is disagreement among doctors on the importance of diet in causing these diseases, or, indeed, which features of the western diet are responsible for them. At one time or another the blame has been laid on sugar, fats, butter and eggs, and even coffee. The disputes among experts have gone on for so long that most people have only become confused. Out of all this confusion one aspect of the modem diet has emerged as undeniably bad for us: the lack of roughage and indigestible waste in modern food. Most of the calories in a modern western diet come from two sources, bread and sugar, both of which are now highly refined. The coarse whole meal bread eaten by our Victorian ancestors needed much more chewing than the soft processed bread eaten today. (15) Despite the claims made by enthusiasts, our food is not the only feature of our life that can be criticized on medical grounds. Excess weight, cigarette smoking and lack of exercise remain the three big causes of ill health and early death in our society —but a return to more natural food could make us all feel a great deal more comfortable.   Mark the best choice            5. According to the author, what aspect of the modem diet is undeniably bad for us?







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