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The findings of a very interesting study were published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) in 1994. The study compared the heights and weights of white British children, black afr0-carribean children, Pakistani Muslim children, Bangladeshi Muslim children, Hindu children and Sikh children. The heights and weights of each were recorded at birth, year 1, year 2 and year 5. In terms of weights, although white children were heaviest at birth it was Sikh infants who had the most spectacular gain in body weight. The Hindu children had by far the worst gain. By the ge of 5 the Sikh children were th