Average Height Differs Between Countries by as Much as 20 cm. Researchers Blame Poor Nutrition During School Years.
Researchers are calling for investment in meal programs for low-income countries in order to bridge the height gap.
Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.