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# When butterfat was considered nutritious and healthful, a

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When butterfat was considered nutritious and healthful, a [#permalink]

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23 Mar 2007, 10:53
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When butterfat was considered nutritious and healthful, a law was enacted requiring that manufacturers use the term â€œimitation butterâ€

Last edited by vineetgupta on 23 Mar 2007, 22:07, edited 1 time in total.

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23 Mar 2007, 12:31
D) ........the consumption of excessive amounts of cholesterol is....

Is choice D) originally printed this way in the question?

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23 Mar 2007, 18:51
I would go with C.

(C) Some individuals who need to reduce their intake of cholesterol are not deterred from using the reduced-butterfat product by the negative connotations of the term â€œimitation.â€

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23 Mar 2007, 22:15
The conclusion is about people who are deterred by the name "imitation butter"...so C is outside the scope of the argument.

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24 Mar 2007, 08:58
vineetgupta wrote:
The conclusion is about people who are deterred by the name "imitation butter"...so C is outside the scope of the argument.

Right Vineet.

I think E is right because it most directly attacks the reasoning behind using the term LITE. The argument for using LITE is that people would be deterred by the term IMITATION and choose a higher fat content Butter. Whereas E says people in fact choose the lower fat content butter implying that LITE is actually NOT really required in that people are not unnecessarily fooled into making a wrong choice because of the usage of IMITATION.

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25 Mar 2007, 07:54
That's how I approached the question: POE

First, I threw A,C and D out of the way because of the following:

(A) The manufacturers who prefer to use the word â€œliteâ€

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25 Mar 2007, 10:12
Should be E.

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25 Mar 2007, 10:22
Thanks dwivedys,the OA is E.

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25 Mar 2007, 11:51
Yes, it is (E).

Thank you, vineetgupta. It is a very nice CR question

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