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Grow Taller Food

To grow taller plenty of protein, calcium, vitamin D and zinc all help.

To reach your potential height you need adequate sleep (from 8-10 hours per night), adequate calories and a normal healthy diet.

Plenty of protein from eggs, meat, poultry, sea food and dairy products helps as well as calcium from milk, cheese and other dairy products. You also need plenty of zinc from red meat, oysters, mussels, nuts and seeds and zinc fortified cereals such as Weetbix. Vitamin D3 via the Sun also helps.

Girls usually stop growing at 15 and in most cases any further height growth from 15-21 is insignificant but there are exceptions such as late bloomers.

Guys usually stop growing at 18 and in most cases any further height growth from 18-25 is insignificant but there are exceptions such as late bloomers.

Under eating and under sleeping can, to some extent, stunt your height growth. Exercise does not help your height growth and smoking can actually reduce your potential height by a whole inch.

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Appearance To Grow Taller

 

By cleverly organising the visual elements of clothes and their design, you can manipulate the way your body is perceived and make yourself appear taller. To beat up your height disadvantages when you are on a job interview orgrow taller a romantic date, follow these tips:

Hair style
Have the hair style that makes you appear taller. In order to appear taller, a hair style should be thin at the sides
and higher up top, which can make you appear as much as an inch taller. Do not have any wide hair style. Also, a bald head can makes a person appear shorter.

· Avoid clothes with horizontal lines. Belts are horizontal so make sure you conceal it in your clothes.

Avoid clothes with a tartan or checked pattern. Avoid cuffs that makes your legs appear shorter.
· Wear clothes with vertical lines or striping. Vertical lines or stripping make a person appear thinner,
and thinness in turn gives impression of more height.
· Avoid wearing sharply contrasting clothes and pants together, these will easily expose the real length of your legs and make you look shorter.
· Wear clothes with shoulder pads. Shoulder pads make your shoulders appear broader and your whole
body slender.
· Wear shoes that will make you appear taller. If you are a female, this should be easy since you can find a lot of female shoes with 2 or 3 inches’ heels. For males, wear shoes with thick soles to add the illusion of height.
· Avoid clothes that are made from heavy and bulky fabric. They add width and hence shorten the image visually.
· Wear cuffless pants to make the legs look longer.
· Wear a coat or jacket that is of the perfect length. They should end where the buttocks meet the legs.

Colour
· Match your pants’ colour with your shoes colour to make the legs look longer.
· Lengthen your upper torso by wearing a belt that matches your top.
· Dark colours such as black, navy blue, and charcoal grey projects power and competency. Lighter colours make you appear more approachable. If you want a commanding and confident image, try wearing dark colours.

Breathing
Before you begin any exercise, you need to learn how to breathe properly. Here are the importance of
proper breathing.
a) prevent illness (colds, coughing, bronchitis, tuberculosis, etc.)
b) feel well
c) rid your lungs of impur ities and waste (carbon monoxide, lactic acid etc.)
d) carry oxygen to millions of cells (it has been proven that deep breathing carries ten times more oxygen to your organs)
e) combat fatigue
f) increase your energy level
g) calm your nerves
h) sleep better
i) add colour to your complexion as proper breathing increases blood circulation
To increase your height, it is important that your blood is oxygenated as blood provides nourishment to your bones. Regular breathing will also purify your blood. Your lungs are likened to balloons. When pressure is exerted on them, the air must leave. Otherwise, your breathing is blocked and it could cause you harm.

How to breathe properly while exercising
There are three phases to breathing:
1. Inhaling – take in air into your body through the nose
2. Retaining – hold your breath inside your body
3. Exhaling – blow out air from your body through the mouth
Perform your exercises in a well ventilated room so that you will fill your lungs with unpolluted air. For each exercise, breathe deeply.
Exhaling is usually longer than inhaling because it is essential to empty all air from your lungs.

Breathing exercises
The abdominal breathing exercises will be illustrated as it is considered as the best one.

1. Lying Down
– Lie on your back and stretch completely. Place one hand on your stomach. For better concentration, close your eyes. This exercise is relaxing and can help you rest better.
– Inhale deeply through your nose (you will feel your stomach being filled with air).
– Hold your breath.
– Exhale slowly through your mouth. Your stomach will deflate.
– Contract your stomach to force any remaining air.

2. Standing Position
– Raise your arms from your side to an upward position, parallel to the floor and form a T.
– Inhale through the nose for four seconds.
– Stretch your arms straight up while holding your breath for three seconds.
– Exhale slowly through the mouth while lowering your arms.
– Clasp your hands behind your back, pushing your torso forwards for 12 seconds.
– Push out all the air from your lungs by contracting your stomach muscles.

Self-Back Massage
Bring a tennis ball to work. Sit tall in your chair, place the tennis ball on the painful area and lean into the chair. Pressing against the ball, begin to breathe long and deeply. Take ten or more breaths. Repeat if necessary. Practice all kinds of stretching, including Yoga, Pilates or just simply trying to reach your feet while standing. You should stretch and breathe slowly for best results. Cartilage is a firm yet elastic substance. With the appropriate exercises, you can stretch the cartilage between:
– the vertebrae in the spinal column,
– the thigh bones and,
– the tibia or shin bones.
You can grow by developing your cartilage that will in turn increase the space between the vertebra.
Without proper exercise, the cartilage becomes soft and the bones eventually rub against each other. The spinal column is like a coil. By stretching it up and down, forwards and backwards, side to side, you can become taller.

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Reflex Point Massage To Grow Taller

The pituitary gland in the endocrine system is the gland which is primarily responsible for secreting growth hormone.

This gland is located at the forward base of your brain. It is widely heldGrow Taller
that you can spur growth by stimulating reflex points in the body that have a
special nerve connection to the pituitary gland.

Thumb Reflex Point
The main reflex point you should massage is located on the pad of your
thumb. In other words, you will be massaging the actual thumbprint area on
each thumb.

To do this, begin with your right thumb. Using your left thumb, rub the pad
of the right thumb firmly in a clockwise motion. If your hands are dry, a little
hand lotion will make this much easier and more enjoyable. Once again, you
will need to be very firm when doing this because the pad of the thumb is
protected by fatty tissue.

Massage each thumb pad for 2-3 minutes each day. We recommend that
you perform the massage in the evening prior to bedtime since growth hormone
secretion is greatest when you sleep.

Neck Reflex Point

The second area you should massage is each side of your neck. Many people
find their blood flow stagnates in their neck region. By massaging the neck
very gently, you allow the blood a smoother passage to your brain, thyroid,
and pituitary gland, which in turn will allow for a more efficient distribution
of your growth hormone.

To massage your neck, hold your index and middle fingers together and
rub in a gentle, circular motion over one side of your neck. You can start on
either side. We recommend beginning at the upper portion of your neck just
below the ear and slowly working your way down to your collar bone.
Then, begin again at the top just below your jawbone and and once again
slowly work your way down to your collar bone. Repeat as needed then
switch to the other side of the neck. Each side will only take a minute. Finally,
slowly roll your neck in a full, circular motion a few times for a nice, gentle
stretch.

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Calcium – Good for Bones and More

Why is calcium so important?

calcium

 You need your bones to grow and you want them to be strong in order to support the height you will gain with Super-Growth, for years and years to come. Calcium is what will make it happen.

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and is found mostly in your bones, where it gives them strength. The body does not produce calcium, which means that you must get it from your daily diet. That’s why a diet rich in calcium is so important, particularly when bones are growing and developing. Even after full bone development, you still need an adequate calcium intake throughout your life to keep your bones strong and healthy.

Apart from giving strength to your bones, calcium is necessary for many body functions. Practically every cell in your body, including those in your heart, nerves and muscles, relies on calcium.

In order for your body to function properly, the level of calcium in the blood must stay relatively constant. For this to happen, you need to consume enough calcium throughout the day. Otherwise, your blood will “steal” calcium from your bones to maintain the level it requires. Think of your bones as a “bank”. If your diet is low in calcium, your blood “withdraws” the calcium it needs from your bones. When your diet is rich in calcium, you make “deposits” in your calcium “bank”. Over time, if your withdraws exceed your deposits, your bones can begin to weaken and become more susceptible to breaking.

Smoking, alcohol, and caffeine have a negative impact on bone health, especially if your calcium intake is low.

Provided you consume enough calcium, your bones will continue to grow denser until around the age of 30. After that, calcium remains a priority, because you need to maintain your bone mass to minimize gradual loss associated with aging. As you get older, you tend to shrink (especially women). This tendency can be prevented through sufficient calcium intake.

Your bones need regular physical activity to maintain their strength. Exercise helps your body store calcium in the bones, so that the calcium you get from your diet is used more efficiently.

Daily calcium requirements:

Age (Years)

Calcium (Mg)

1-3

4-8

9-18

19-50

50+

550

800

1,300

1,000

1,200

Calcium Content in All Food Products

X = Source of calcium

XX = Good source of calcium

XXX = Excellent source of calcium

Calcium Content of Milk Products

Food

Serving

Calcium (Mg)

Rating

Brie cheese

Buttermilk

Camembert cheese

Cheese, firm such as

Cottage cheese, creamed, 1%. 2%

Feta cheese

Ice cream

Ice milk

Milk, whole, 2%

1%, skim milk, chocolate

Milk, fortified

Milk, powder, dry

Mozzarella cheese

Mozzarella cheese partly skimmed

Parmesan cheese, grated

Processed cheese slices:

2 thin slices, 2 thick slices

Processed cheese spread

Ricotta cheese

Ricotta cheese, partly skimmed

Swiss cheese

Yogurt drink, yogurt frozen

Yogurt, fruit – flavor, yogurt plain

Yogurt, fortified fruit – flavor

Yogurt, fortified plain

50g

250ml (1 cup)

50g

50g

125ml (½ cup)

50g

175ml (¾ cup)

125ml (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

250ml (1 cup)

250ml (1 cup)

90ml (6 Tbsp.)

50g

50g

45ml (3 Tbsp.)

42g, 62g

45ml (3 Tbsp.)

60ml (¼ cup)

60ml (¼ cup)

50g

175g, 125ml (1/2 cup)

175ml (¾ cup) both

175ml (¾ cup)

175ml (¾ cup)

92

301

193

350

87

254

140

109

315

300

420

318

269

366

262

256, 384

252

103

136

480

186, 147

259, 292

344

388

X

XXX

XX

XXX

X

XX

X

X

XXX

XXX

XXX

XXX

XX

XXX

XX

XX, XXX

XX

X

X

XXX

X, X

XX, XXX

XXX

XXX

Calcium Content of Some Combination Foods Made with Milk Products

Food

Serving

Calcium (Mg)

Rating

Baked custard

Cheese pizza

Chicken a la King

Custard pie

Lasagna

Macaroni and cheese (homemade)

Milkshake

Pancakes made with milk

Pudding, vanilla, chocolate

Quiche Lorraine

Rice pudding

Soups made with milk such as cream of broccoli, chicken, mushroom, tomato

125ml (½ cup)

¼ of a large

250ml (1 cup)

1/6 of a pie

250ml (1 cup)

250ml (1 cup)

10 oz.

3 medium

125ml (½ cup)

1/6 of a pie

125ml (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

157

296

135

146

286

383

332

179

140

336

137

189

X

XXX

X

X

XXX

XXX

XXX

XX

X

XXX

X

XX

Calcium Content of Other Common Foods

Milk – 250ml = 315mg calcium

Firm Cheese – 50g = 350mg calcium

Yogurt – 175ml = 275mg calcium

See how milk products compare to these foods:

Food

Serving

Calcium (Mg)

Rating

Almonds

Baked Beans

Beet greens, cooked

Brazil nuts

Bread, whole wheat or white

Broccoli, cooked

Cauliflower, cooked

Chickpeas, cooked

Chili con carne

Dates

Figs, dried

Kale, cooked

Lentils, cooked

Nuts, mixed

Orange

Prunes, dried, uncooked

Raisins

Red kidney beans, cooked

Rhubarb, cooked

Rice, white or brown, cooked

Rice drink (fortified)

Salmon, pink, canned, canned w/ bones

Sardines, canned with bones

Sesame seeds

Shrimps, cooked, canned

Soybeans, cooked

Soy drink

Soy drink (fortified)

Spinach, cooked

White beans, cooked

125ml (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

125ml (½ cup)

125ml (½ cup)

1 slice

125ml (½ cup)

125ml (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

250ml (1 cup)

60ml (¼ cup)

4 medium

125ml (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

125ml (½ cup)

1 medium

60ml (¼ cup)

60ml (¼ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

125ml (½ cup)

125ml (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

½ – 213 g can

½ – 213 g can

125ml (½ cup)

70g (12 large)

125 (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

250ml (1 cup)

125 (½ cup)

250ml (1 cup)

200

163

87

130

25

38

18

84

66

12

61

103

40

48

52

18

21

52

184

12

300

225

210

104

41

93

28

300

129

170

XX

XX

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

XX

XXX

XX

XX

X

X

XXX

X

XX

How to Calculate a Serving

Eating milk products is your best guarantee of getting the calcium you need every day, along with other important nutrients. How many milk products you should eat depends on where you are in your life cycle.

Children aged 4 – 9 years = 2 – 3 servings/day

Youth aged 10 – 16 years = 3 – 4 servings/day

Adults aged 17 and older = 2 – 4 servings/day

What is a Serving?

One serving of milk products contains at least 275 mg of calcium. Not all milk products contain the same amount of calcium. That is why a normal helping of some milk products might give you only ¼, 1/3 or ½ serving as shown below:

1 serving = 250 ml (1 cup) milk

50 g (1” x 1” x 3”) firm cheese

2 slices processed cheese

175 g (¾ cup) yogurt

45 ml (3 Tbsp.) Parmesan cheese

½ serving = 175 ml (¾ cup) ice cream.

125 ml (½ cup) frozen yogurt or ice milk

1/3 serving = 60 ml (¼ cup) ricotta cheese

¼ serving = 125 ml (½ cup) Cottage cheese

There are a lot or good things to say about calcium, but calcium is not so powerful without its “partner” – vitamin D, which enables calcium to build strong bones. Foods rich in vitamin D are fatty fish; milk fortified with vitamin D, and fortified breakfast cereals. Vitamin D can be also manufactured by our bodies from sunlight. The amount of sun exposure needed to produce vitamin D varies with an individual’s skin color and age.

Typically, from 10 minutes to 1½ hours is needed for the body to produce enough vitamin D to reach the fill potential of this “teamwork”. This is one of the reasons why some young people increase their height incredibly during summer time. I want to warn you, however, it can be very dangerous to expose yourself to the sun for long periods of time, because you may get sunburn, heat stroke or worse.

So keep in mind – a game of volleyball on the beach may help your bones to grow! 

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