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While the rest of the world got taller, Americans plateaued. Here’s why.

Homens portugueses entre os que mais cresceram nos últimos cem anos

L’Iran grandit, la Sierra Leone rapetisse

Dutch men are world’s tallest and Latvia’s women are loftiest, study finds

How tall is YOUR country? Men from the Netherlands top the table at just under 6ft while women from Guatemala stand at 4’10”

British overtake Americans after growing 11cm in 100 years

Dutch men and Latvian women are the world’s tallest

Tall tales: Asians hit new heights with largest growth spurts in world, 100-year study finds


How humans have changed in height in the last 100 years

Dutch men, Latvian women tallest but Iranians, South Koreans closing: 100-year study

Korean women 20 cm taller than century ago