SOUTH AFRICA’S CHILDREN ARE TOO SHORT AND TOO FAT, GOING AGAINST THE GLOBAL TREND

© Copyright (c) Daily Maverick , All Rights Reserved “Tall as trees” sounds very clichéd, but it may not apply to children in many sub-Saharan African countries, according to a Lancet article reporting on children’s height and weight changes over the past 30 years. The Lancet article pooled data from more than 2,000 studies from 200 countries with a study population of 65...