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Early nutrition and later achievement

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 February 2007

John Dobbing
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Department of Child Health, University of Manchester, The Medical School, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT
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Boyd Orr Memorial Lecture
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