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Children's height

Beware! Short children could be at a higher risk of stroke in adulthood

While adult height is genetically determined, it is also influenced by factors such as maternal diet during pregnancy, childhood diet, infection and psychological stress.

Feb 16, 2018, 18:32 PM IST

Parents, take note: Do you give your child non-cow milk? It could affect their height!

The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, found that each daily cup of non-cow's milk consumed was associated with 0.4 centimeters (0.15 inches) lower height than average for a child's age.

Jun 25, 2017, 14:35 PM IST