Giving babies nutritious food could significantly increase their earning power as adults, new research suggests

by Mark Doyle

A study of Guatemalan babies provided the basis for the research. The findings, published in the British medical journal The Lancet, were based on a three-decade study of Guatemalan males from birth. Those who had been well-fed soon after they were born earned almost 50% more than those who had not. Photo: BBC

Giving babies nutritious food could significantly increase their earning power as adults, new research suggests.The findings, published in the British medical journal The Lancet, were based on a three-decade study of Guatemalan males from birth.

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