How to Grow Taller Naturally


How to grow taller using pills or hormones? This is probably the most important question that assails short people or people of average height. If you want to play basket ball you need to be tall. If you want to go modeling you need to be tall. In many sports, height is an advantage and none can deny the fact that tall people have a psychological advantage over many shorter folks. Even good looks are enhanced and you look better if you are tall. So, how to grow taller?

Three factors contribute to your height — your genetics, your diet, and your lifestyle. Alas, nothing can be done about your parents and the genes you inherited from them but in the other two factors lie the answers to your question how to grow taller. It has been seen that the average height in the Europe is higher than that of the Eastern countries and this is due as much to nutrition as genes. So if you were to eat nutritious food, rich in vitamins, minerals (especially calcium which is very important for strong bones), protein (which is the building block of your body), and carbohydrates (which provides you energy) then you could grow taller.

You should eat green leafy vegetables, have milk and other dairy products (rich in calcium and Vitamin D, which is essential for absorption of calcium into the bones), protein rich nuts, legumes, and lean meat (if you are a non vegetarian) as well as fish. For carbohydrates and other minerals the best source would be cereals. Processed food deficient minerals and vitamins and hence should be rejected in favor of whole grain. Your how to grow taller question will be partially answered in this manner.

The rest of the answer to this question lies in exercises. The stretches are the most important exercises since these add a small amount to your height if done properly. For the exercises to be effective, do these twice a day — after you get out of bed in the morning and in the evening before you go to bed. Start with easy exercises and then up the difficulty level as you progress.

Playing sports is also an answer to your how to grow taller question. The results would be best if the sports involved some amount of stretching. This does not mean you can give up on diet and exercises. Just that sports can contribute and can be a fun past time as well.

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Ruth Caldon