Stunting in Infancy Is Associated with Decreased risk of High Body Mass Index for Age at 8 and 12 Years of Age
UC BERKELEY AUTHOR: Christopher T. Anderson, Sarah A. Reynolds, Lia CH Fernald
DATE OF PUBLICATION: September 2016
REGION: Peru, South America
REFERENCE: Andersen CT, Stein AD, Reynolds SA, et al. Stunting in Infancy Is Associated with Decreased Risk of High Body Mass Index for Age at 8 and 12 Years of Age. The Journal of Nutrition. 2016;146(11):2296-2303. doi:10.3945/jn.116.234633.
SUMMARY/ABSTRACT: Effects of early-life stunting on adiposity development later in childhood are not well understood, specifically with respect to age in the onset of overweight and obesity.