Maximal genetic potential for adult stature: is this aim desirable?
Language: 
English
Short Title: 
Maximal genetic potential for adult stature
Abstract: 

Current nutrition theory holds that maximization of human growth and stature is a desired anthropometric outcome. However, some evidence demonstrates that lower energy intakes may actually confer a degree of future protection against degenerative processes, particularly atherosclerosis and cancer.

Author(s): 
Walker, A. R.
Walker, B. F.
Glatthaar, I. I.
Vorster, H. H.
Item Type: 
Journal Article
Publication Title: 
Nutrition Reviews
Journal Abbreviation: 
Nutr. Rev.
Publication Date: 
1994-06
Publication Year: 
1994
Pages: 
208-210
Volume: 
52
Issue: 
6
ISSN: 
0029-6643
Library Catalog: 
NCBI Published Medical (?)
Extra: 
PMID: 7710565

Turabian/Chicago Citation

A. R. Walker, B. F. Walker, I. I. Glatthaar and H. H. Vorster. 1994-06. "Maximal genetic potential for adult stature: is this aim desirable?." Nutrition Reviews 52: 6: 208-210.

Wikipedia Citation

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