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How does a knicks star like jeremy lin get to be much taller than his parents? Is it late puberty? Do you gain extra inches each year puberty is late?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Nutrition

The first american-born generation of asian parents frequently are several inches taller than their parents/grandparents, possibly due to the higher caloric diet/"better" nutrition in america.

In brief: Nutrition

The first american-born generation of asian parents frequently are several inches taller than their parents/grandparents, possibly due to the higher caloric diet/"better" nutrition in america.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Nutrtion & delayed P

Nutrtion and exercise facilitate growth.
However delayed puberty is a reason for many indiidvuals becoming taller. People with early onset-pubeerty are known scientifcally to be shorter on average!

In brief: Nutrtion & delayed P

Nutrtion and exercise facilitate growth.
However delayed puberty is a reason for many indiidvuals becoming taller. People with early onset-pubeerty are known scientifcally to be shorter on average!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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