Does Undernutrition During Infancy Inhibit Brain Growth and Subsequent Intellectual Development?

@article{Stoch1963DoesUD,
  title={Does Undernutrition During Infancy Inhibit Brain Growth and Subsequent Intellectual Development?},
  author={M B Stoch and P M Smythe},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1963},
  volume={38 202},
  pages={546-52}
}
Experiments at Cambridge have shown that undernutrition during the early period of growth of calves will result in a reduction in size of the mature animal even if a high level of feeding is subsequently given, whereas a similar period of undernutrition in the 2-year-old animal, which was well fed as a calf, has much less effect on the mature size (Brookes and Vincett, 1950). The slower maturing zebu (Bos indicus) variety of cattle, which is bred in South Africa, appears to be less affected in… CONTINUE READING