Does Childhood Nutrition Predict Health Outcomes during Adulthood? Evidence from a Population-based Study in China.

@article{Qi2015DoesCN,
  title={Does Childhood Nutrition Predict Health Outcomes during Adulthood? Evidence from a Population-based Study in China.},
  author={Yaqiang Qi and Jianlin Niu},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={2015},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={650-66}
}
Using data collected from the 2008 survey of Internal Migration and Health in China, this study examines the impact of late childhood nutrition intakes on a wide range of indicators of adult health. The results show that respondents who consume rich nutrients (meat, fish, milk, etc.) less frequently during late childhood have worse health outcomes when they grow up. They are more likely to rate their health as 'fair/poor', report a greater number of chronic diseases, have a higher incidence of… CONTINUE READING
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