Concerns over malnutrition as average height of Indians falls

Stunting caused by malnutrition has always been a concern in India.

A new study has added to this worry, reporting that Indians have experienced a decline in their height, contrary to an overall increasing trend worldwide.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 14, 2021, with the headline 'Concerns over malnutrition as average height of Indians falls'. Subscribe