Low Dietary Protein Linked to Growth Deficits in Taiwan

Low Dietary Protein Linked to Growth Deficits in Taiwan

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Low Dietary Protein Linked to Growth Deficits in Taiwan

A study suggests lower intake of dietary protein is associated with more severe growth deficits in Taiwanese children with Rett syndrome. While dystonia — uncontrolled movements due to muscle contractions — increased with age, it did not affect growth, the scientists said.  The study, “Dietary intake and growth deficits in Rett syndrome—A cross‐section study,” was published in the journal Autism Research.  Growth defects are a common feature in people with Rett syndrome, a condition caused…

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