It is interesting how the aviability of GOOD food and healthcare changes people's height. http://articles.news.aol.com/news/_...e/20060915162909990006?ncid=NWS00010000000001 "In the last 150 years, the Dutch have become the tallest people on Earth - and experts say they're still getting bigger. It is a tale of a nation's health and wealth. With their protein-rich diet and a national health service that pampers infants, the Dutch are standing taller than ever. The average Dutchman stands just over 6 feet, while women average nearly 5-foot-7."