Source: BBC News
An egg a day might help undernourished young children grow to a healthy height, according to a six-month study in Ecuador.
Whether soft or hard-boiled, fried or whisked into an omelette, eggs appeared to give infants a boost.
It could be a cheap way to prevent stunting, say researchers in the journal Pediatrics.
The first two years of life are critical for growth and development – any stunting is largely irreversible.
Too short for age
Poor nutrition is a major cause of stunting, along with childhood infections and illnesses.