Photo: Nutritional "Boost" Making Westerners Taller, Healthier, Expert Says



Modern-day re-enactors don the garb of Revolutionary War militiamen in Williamsburg, Virginia. The real men who wore such uniforms would have been substantially shorter, according to experts, who say that people in Western nations have been getting taller and healthier over time, due in part to improved prenatal nutrition.

Photograph by Cary Wolinsky/NGS


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