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Grantham McGregor, Sally M.; Walker, Susan P.; Himes, John H.; Powell, Christine A.
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Tropical Metabolism Research Unit
Article Title
Stunting and mental development in children
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Journal Title
Nutrition Research
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Date of Publication
1996
Volume ID
16
Issue ID
11/12
Page(s)
1821-8
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Abstract
Reports on a study whereby nutritional supplementation given to stunted children for 2 years produced an improvement in psychosocial development. Supplementation and linear growth had shared, and, independent effects on change in development. There was also a significant relationship between change in developemnt and growth over the 2 year period. It is therefore probably that at least part of the poor development found in stunted children is due to poor nutrition.....
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