Anonymous asked in HealthOther - Health · 9 years ago

What foods make you grow taller?

What kind of foods are healthy and are proven to help you grow taller?

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
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    A minimum of 10 minutes intense exercise increases adrenalin, lactate, nerve acidity and nitric oxide. This stimulates the production of the growth hormone not only during the exercise period but also during rest periods. Since dehydration reduces the growth hormone production drinking enough water during exercise is important.

    Exercise equipment that can aid proper performance of spine and knee exercises for height increase are the door gym, inversion boots and table, ankle weights, weightlifting wrist wraps and the stationary bike. Knee exercises are great to induce growth in people who have crossed the age of vertical growth. Stretching exercises, hanging and sprints are by far the most efficient ways to grow taller naturally.

    Proper diet

    Carbohydrates and fats deactivate the growth hormones and should be avoided. Fatty foods like burgers and chips lead to obesity and make a person look shorter. Soft drinks, alcohol, junk foods and caffeine hinder growth and should be left out from the diet. Sugar drinks with high phosphorous content can cause calcium excretion through urine and must be avoided.

    Adequate sleep

    The growth hormone release by the pituitary gland reaches its peak one hour after you sleep at night. Sound sleep for 8-9 hours a day is hence vital for augmenting height. A comfortable mattress and a dark warm room help to induce deep sleep.

    Health supplements to induce growth

    Personally I took a good growth booster called " HELPO Growth Formula " It helps build up cartilage and bones and increase height. The product allows quicker absorption. It helped me alot to grow taller.

    These steps combined with a good posture can go a long way at making you appear and grow taller naturally.

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Your long bones generally stop growing at about the age of 21 or 25 depending on whether you are a woman or a man. There are however claims that you can actually enjoy height increase even after these ages have been crossed using height growing pills.

    There are many ways in which you could reportedly increase your height. Some of the methods are just cosmetic and involve the use of appliances such as shoe inserts, or back braces that straighten the spine.With these methods, you only appear taller for the cameras but you return to your normal height once the devices are taken off.

    Unlike growing pills, you only appear taller while wearing these devices because they are not capable of producing permanent height increase or stature. That is the reason why grow taller pills are very attractive and much sought-after

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  • 4 years ago

    Seems have a big turn in a person's life. The external form of a person is ideal in the eyes of the planet when every feature is assembled in flawlessness or very nearly there. Of all of them, height represents an important role.

    Height is not just lots is one of the critical standards in plenty of areas: sports, being a part of the security force, wooing someone, obtaining a work or just bolstering one's assurance therefore, if you want to be slightly taller you just have to use this program , grow taller 4 Idiots.

    The combination of proteins with growth hormones, could certainly lead to a taller stature and this really is what you would study on this book, how you can set this mixture used because this system really work for nearly all people.

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  • Ann
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    i'm 15 and yeah, i exactly how you feel- and it's not a nice feeling , but unfortunately not a lot can be done about it because it's mainly genetic. but what are you in a rush for? i'm not gonna start getting worried till i'v almost stopped growing (@ about 21 years old) because you never know what might happen. so embrace your height and don't frett because you'v got plenty of time to grow, maybe even taller than your friends! (s'wat i hope anyway :D) but apparently... i'v heard that a certain growth steroid can be taken which makes you grow taller BUT they have hormaones in them which are from males and so the side effects of them may be like, facial hair and man-stuff, y'know. so i'd avoid it or alternatively, you can eat some good meat (red) because that has a protein in it that enhances growth. one of my friends is a swimmer and eats LOTS of meat because of her swimming diet and stuff, and is really quite tall for a 14 year old (5"7)- it's ridiculous. and i'f you'v noticed all or most of champion swimmers are tall. but just bear in mind that you have at least 8 years before you stop growing. just be patient

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    >>>* Hey What's up Man, my friends call me Skippy. I know RIGHT where you are now, as I was once there, and I can tell you first hand that it is ABSOLUTELY possible to grow in height after you thought you were done growing forever. Perhaps my own story could be of some help to you...

    My family has been in the aviation business since the 1960's. There has been pilots, engineers, baggers, stewards, and of course stewardesses. I never really had much of an interest in piloting or working as an engineer, but I LOVE the sky, and being on airplanes. I had already traveled to 12 different countries by the age of 21. So for me, being a Steward(flight attendant) was always my dream job. The only problem, however, is that there are height requirements for safety reasons. As I was exceptionally short in height- my college degree, and qualified resume meant nothing. I was denied my first job as a flight attendant because I was about 2 inches short of their requirements. This absolutely devastated me. I thought my dream had gone out the window. I was also embarrassed, it was sort of like not being able to get on a ride at an amusement park because I was too small. Which has actually happened to me, btw. Lol. But this was worse, this was my dream career, and future at stake.

    At this point, I began scowering the web for help. First I tried seeing if there was a way, some way, to get around the height requirement mandated by airliners. The answer was a big fat NO. Once I had determined there was no way around it, I started feeling hopeless, and desperate. THAT'S when I started looking into the seemingly ridiculous idea that you could continue growing, even after you were finished with puberty. So, after hours and hours of research, reading countless reviews and testimonials, I did come across one website - .. A natural height-growth program that caught my eye. Setting my inherent skepticism aside for a moment, I signed up for the site. Now, fast forward a few months after learning and utilizing all the material and support in the program, I actually grew 3 INCHES! That's no lie. Dead serious. I have since re-applied for the job I would have otherwise gotten if I had met the height requirement. They don't even believe me, lol! They have not set me up for another interview, but that's Ok. If not them, I will have my dream job soon with another airliner as this time I won't have to worry about coming up short. No pun intended! lol.

    Anyways, I hope my story was of some help to you, and I wish you the best!

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  • 5 years ago


    I am a dermatologist by profession and within a careeer of 10 years I have seen lots of acne problems. According to me Red and white pimples are the worst and painful. Acneprone skin is very sensitive, even if you touch it once the redness will increase with itching. According to me there is no magical way to heal your pimples over night as this is the puffed part of your skin due to the bacteria.

    In simple words try to improve your diet and have lots of water that helps in healingg process. Un-necessary oily food should be avoided to get a healthy spotless skin.

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  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    If you could ever wish to grow taller but you don't want to rely on supplements and pills then you've come to the right place. Here we will talk about eating, sleeping and exercising right to promote growth hormones that will help you grow taller naturally.

    Get The Right Diet.

    In order to grow taller naturally, your body need proteins, vitamins and minerals more readily than carbohydrates and fats. Proteins are composed of one or more chains of amino acids. They are fundamental components of all living cells and include many substances, such as enzymes, growth hormones, and antibodies that are necessary for the proper functioning of an organism. They are essential in the diet of animals for the growth and repair of tissue and thus you should ingest large amount of protein if you want to grow taller.

    The best kinds of foods for complete proteins (those that contain the most appropriate distribution of amino acids for growth hormones) are fish, eggs, milk, and legumes. These foods contain most of the 20 amino acids, including the 8 essential amino acids that are not synthesized by your body. Therefore, replace rice, bread, and hamburger with fish, eggs, and skim milk.

    The most important mineral is calcium. Be aware that some common foods and drinks can act as calcium inhibitors and stunt growth. Those calcium inhibitors include coffee, soft drinks refined sugar, concentrated sweetener, excessive salt, excessive fats, alcohol, and cigarettes. Stop or reduce the consumption of these foods and drinks if you want to grow taller.

    Therefore, the correct regular diet for you to grow taller naturally should be mainly consisted of protein rich food such as fish, unsaturated meat, eggs, milk, and legumes; vitamin rich food such as fruits, vegetables, and animal liver; mineral rich food such as milk, dairy products and seafood

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    I actually used the program that "Skippy" guy speaks of. It really does work. That same website, .. I played Women's basketball in college, and I used that to gain a couple in height. A total of 2.5 inches. After that, it seemed to plateau though. I could not gain any more than 2 1/2, no matter how hard I tried. But those inches really gave me an advantage in my games. Well worth it.

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  • 9 years ago

    proteins and vitamins are the main like milk, meat, fish, fruits and veggies

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