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Why are Indian children stunted?

Nearly 40% of Indian children are stunted. How can this be changed

Shai Venkatraman

From Ayurvedic remedies to nutritional drinks that “keep them shooting up”, there are any number of products available that claim to add magical extra inches to your child’s height. Open any parenting magazine and there almost always is an article offering tips to boost your child’s height.  Height does have something to do with genetics, but also, with nutrition and hygiene. So when one looks at data that shows that India is the fifth most stunted nation in the world, there is serious cause for concern. Indian children are among the shortest in the world ...