Health

Kids grow taller in the school holidays, claims health expert

Ever wondered why your children seem to outgrow their school uniforms after the summer break and not so much during the rest of the year?

It’s because kids grow in the school holidays, claims an Aussie expert.

According to Professor Timothy Olds from the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia, children rise in height and also put on more weight when they take a break from school.

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