Height should not matter, but ironically it does. It is everybody’s dream of being *tall and slim* or * tall and handsome* , because most of us want to fit in the gorgeous outfits and look good. On a general note, being tall provides you with the benefits which cannot be availed by the people with average heights , and also grants you various psychological benefits . Being tall not only facilitates confidence but also makes us look elegant and quite impressively helps to escape the cons of being short. Since some of us didn’t get the height spurt while others generously got that gift, we can say genetics has a major role to play in this. There can be other factors as well. For example, your sleeping routine or the kind of diet you intake. Maybe even how you exercise or whether you lead a sedentary lifestyle.
Studies have found out that milk and other dairy products like cheese, curd and yogurt have all the necessary vitamins (A,B,D,E) , calcium and proteins which have the ability to affect your height. An increased intake of milk and these products can definitely help you with your height problems. So now you know the reason why our mothers are always so emotional about us drinking milk everyday. Milk apart from influencing the height is also good for the brain. You should drink at least two glasses of milk everyday (Bournvita always helps ).
9. LEAFY GREEN VEGETABLES
Leafy green vegetables contain a majority of the vitamins, minerals, diet fibers that you need in order to grow taller. These vegetables are very nutritious and enriching. Leafy vegetables are typically low in calories and fat, and high in protein per calorie, dietary fiber, vitamin C, pro-vitamin A carotenoids, folate, manganese and vitamin K. Vegetables play a major role in ensuring a balanced diet and they also help in proper functioning of the body , apart from providing good health. They help in maintaining the proper secretions of hormones of the body.
So no matter how intolerant you might be of green vegetables, you should get into the habit of devouring them .
8. NON VEGETARIAN DIETS
This is actually a treat for all those who enjoy the delicacy of non vegetarian food. Like what can be better than your favorite food being there to help you to achieve your aim ? CHICKEN and FISH are said to be the most protein rich foods .They keep tissues and muscles strong. Fishes like salmond and tuna are highly enriched with Vitamin D which is necessary for the absorption of calcium from every variety of food. This is also required for development of tissues and increasing bone density.
7. OATMEAL, NUTS, BANANAS
For all those who do not enjoy the non vegetarian delights, you always have this other side of the coin.
Oatmeal, nuts and other seeds, have minerals(lot of them), vitamins , flax, proteins, amino acids which repair and build the tissues. They also stimulate the growth hormones. Hence they can also be called a crunchy delight. The potassium present in bananas protects the bones from becoming weak , and it also neutralizes the harmful impact of sodium on bones. It also helps maintain the concentration of calcium in bones. Manganese found in bananas improves bone health and metabolism,thereby promoting healthy bones. They help to develop stronger bones.
6. SWIMMING AND CYCLING
Apart from the food supplements, there are also some supplements which require you to be fun and active. Swimming helps in stretching and exercising of tissues. Swimming like other cardio exercises boosts your energy and keeps you in good shape . It enlarges the capacity of your lungs and widens your chest and shoulders. It works and activates your hands, legs and whole body thus stretching your spine and the entire muscle groups. So does cycling. These exercises keep the muscles active and are low cardio exercises. Swimming and cycling stretch out the spine and keep the body elongated. They also help to filter out your stress. Swimming or cycling for at least five to six hours a week can contribute a lot in increasing your height.
5. HANGING EXERCISES
This is the one of the most easiest activity to perform. According to many researches, it has been quite fascinatingly found out that gravity keeps one from growing taller . Since a majority of the people are standing most of the time, their muscles get compressed and so do the joints and the spine. Hanging exercises include hanging down from any rod or rod like structure with both your arms outstretched. This type of exercise stretches your spine and also increases the width of the shoulders. It strengthens the muscles of the arms as well as the entire upper body.Hanging helps to defy the gravity. This exercise is the quickest and the most fun way of increasing your height in just a few days.
Increase the human growth hormone with the help of eggs. It is not necessary to have cholesterol free diets. We do need some cholesterol. It is produced naturally in the body and forms a basic part of our cells. Cholesterol helps to regulate our hormones, to utilize vitamin D and to digest food. This vitamin D in turn helps to absorb the calcium which strengthens the bones. Eggs also contain proteins and vitamin A which are essentially important for height growth especially during puberty. They can help you outdo your genetic potential to grow .
Start including at least three eggs a day in your daily schedule .
Soybeans contain phytoestrogens and one must drink soybean milk for good health . It is high in protein content and is a very nutritional drink. It is the source of calcium, and other vitamins and minerals which help in the strength building of the body. Soybean is more useful for those who want to take part in sports as increased height helps them to participate better.It is responsible for strong bones and helps them grow as it contains a lot of vitamin D.
Soy products are also used as a low-cost substitute in meat and poultry products . At least 50 grams of soybeans should be consumed everyday.
Yoga is a very ancient art and has also been proved to be one of the most effective technique. Yoga means the union between the body and the mind. It is a very easy and effective way of healthy living, which helps to attain a calm mind and also detoxify the body. It is practiced by taking one’s attention to different parts of the body through postures with the help of breathing .
It also enhances blood circulation and aids in improving the health of body organs. And therefore with the mind relaxed and stress free, the body can easily produces the growth hormone, which is responsible for the increase in height. There are many different postures which can be practiced regularly in order to increase the height also develop a firm body structure .
1. GET ADEQUATE SLEEP
We are all aware of how early to bed early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise .
A healthy sleep is one of the most important factor for a healthy growth. An adequate sleep is essential because it helps to regenerate tissues and also a body grows while it is at rest. This is because when a body sleeps, the brain releases the maximum height growth hormones and hence if you don’t sleep sufficiently the height growth hormone is released in a very low amount. Eight to eleven hours of sleep is a necessity in order to positively influence the height of an individual .