Thursday, June 12, 2008

Director's Comments: Nutrition and Income

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments on Nutrition and Income. The transcript is also available.

Guatemalans from two villages where children received a daily home nutrition supplement about 30 years ago earned 46 percent higher adult wages compared to two other towns where area kids simultaneously received a less nutritious mix. The study, which was recently published in the The Lancet, is one of the first to suggest nutrition in early childhood is linked to higher income later in life...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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