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Unformatted text preview: 5 th percentile of height observed in the U.S. 3. In the U.S., the NIH puts the ideal ranges for BMI at 21 to 23 for women and 22 to 24 for men Chapter 5 1. Estrogen is produced from cholesterol 2. Keilman and McCord showed that infant mortality doubles with each 10% decline below 80% of the median weight-for-age 3. Iodine deficiency is the most significant avoidable cause of mental retardation worldwide Chapter 6 1. The seasonality of undernutrition in the Third World is often linked to the agricultural year 2. The countries with the highest percentage of population that suffers from malnutrition are located in Sub-Saharan Africa 3. Children are most vulnerable to undernutrition....
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