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Fetal & Infant Nutrition Affects......

…Long-Term Health

Fascinating article in the NYT, the conclusion of which seems to be that we are healthier than we have ever been due to an abundance of nutrition, particularly to pregnant mothers and to infants.

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/health/30http://www.nytimes.com/2006/07/30/health/30age.html?_r=1&ei=5094&en=4b87d9ac7bfff359&hp=&ex=1154318400&adxnnl=1&oref=slogin&partner=homepage&adxnnlx=1154365375-3eyp5DZqmSu+AbFtOwJJ2A

We’ve gotten bigger, smarter and healthier, on average, at an absolutely astonishing rate.

More evidence against the Rousseauian view, held by many environmentalists, that technology and material progress has not benefited mankind. As if we really need more evidence…