Gap Fill - Diet and Height - Level 6


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Poor diet and may be behind an height gap of 20cm between the tallest and shortest children in different countries. Researchers from Imperial College London conducted a analysis of the Body Mass Index (BMI) of schoolchildren and around the world. This involved measuring the height and weight of of children and teenagers. They discovered that the world's 19-year-olds, at 183.8cm, lived in the Netherlands, while the shortest, at 160.1cm, lived in East Timor. The said teenagers in and central Europe were the tallest in the world. On the shortest children lived in South and South-East Asia, America and East Africa.

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