If you want to improve your baby’s nutrition and reduce the risk of stunting, then you might want to feed them eggs. A new randomized controlled trial finds that adding the nutrient-dense food from the age of six months can have a positive impact on growth.
While the nutritional benefits of eggs is widely known, this effect on a child’s growth was much greater than expected, said Associate Professor Lora Lannotti, lead author of the study.
‘We were surprised by just how effective this intervention proved to be,’
- Sky News: Eggs Boost Baby Growth, Study Finds
- American Academy of Pediatrics: Eggs in Early Complementary Feeding and Child Growth: A Randomized Controlled Trial