Early Childhood Nutrition Is Positively Associated with Adolescent Educational Outcomes

A new Transform Nutrition paper is now available Early Childhood Nutrition Is Positively Associated with Adolescent Educational Outcomes: Evidence from the Andhra Pradesh Child and Parents Study (APCAPS) by Arindam Nandi, Ashvin Ashok, Sanjay Kinra, Jere R Behrman, and Ramanan Laxminarayan,  Journal of Nutrition, March 9, 2016.

The paper concludes that offering a nutritional supplement to pregnant women and children under 6 years of age during the Hyderabad Nutrition Trial was associated with improved school enrollment and completion of more schooling grades when the children became adolescents.

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