The Vietnamese love their sugar but they have low rates of obesity and diabetes which is its first cousin. does this mean that dairy is the main culprit in western countries or is it just over eating ?

Check the new generation of kids, especially in the countryside, many of them are overweight.

And taller too.

where is the height coming from ?

Better diet I guess. If you look back at the old wartime pics of Vietnamese people they almost all skinny and short. But take a look at the school kids of today - We lived opposite a high school in An Phu and I was amazed at the difference you could see.

Here's a report from 2012: … nhealthier

4cm is a lot. yes it is the increase in protein consumption that is doing it...

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