GROWTH SUMMIT: ADVANCING NUTRITION SCIENCE FOR OPTIMAL CHILDHOOD GROWTH
Prof Moshe Phillip, MD
Institute for Endocrinology and Diabetes
Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel
Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
Prof Phillip opens the symposium introducing the latest evidence on the physiology and biology of linear growth in the early years of life, and the role of nutrition to support healthy growth and development. He reviews the correlation between stature and health consequences, psychosocial well-being, cognitive performance, and socioeconomic status.