Recent research by the anthropologist Andrea Wiley challenges some of our assumptions. She has shown that drinking more milk in childhood does make you taller.
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Mom Knew Best
She always said milk and eggs were the perfect food: of course, we lived on a dairy/poultry farm so her opinion might be a bit suspect. The NYTimes has a discussion of a forthcoming book on body size and health by Robert Fogel et. al. which included this bit: