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How to grow taller naturally and increase your height

It is indeed possible to grow taller naturally, although some people consider it the harder, and the more difficult way. There is a common believe that we cannot increase our height once our body stopped growing. Human body is a live organism and it reacts positively to centered and focused stimulation.

There are several ways of naturally increasing our height. They all should be taken into account and performed on a regular bases.


A proper nutrition is crucial in order to increase your current height. The foods you should include in your diet in order to increase height are:

– natural simple carbohydrates that can be found in apples, lemons, cherries, peaches, oranges, pears, strawberries, etc.

– complex carbohydrates that can be found oatmeal, green vegetables, potatoes, beans, whole grain breads, brown rice, pasta, etc.

– healthy fats which include:

monounsaturated fat (olive oil, avocados, unsalted nuts, peanut oil, etc.) polyunsaturated fat (corn oil, sunflower oil, safflower oil, soy oil, etc.) omega-3 fatty acids (salmon, soybean oil, herring, mackerel, flax oil, etc.)

– protein that can be found in chicken breasts, eggs (no yolks), yogurt, skim milk, turkey breasts, whey, cassein, soy, etc.

– water

It is a considered fact that water is the universal solute which means that it can dissolve almost everything. It is the cleansing liquid and by far one of the best medicines – water therapy.

If you want to grow taller, you have to make sure that there is something that would bring the nutrients that you are taking in. Water can do the transporting processes distributing the nutrients to the different parts of the body.

However, it is recommended to add something to your water to add some more effectiveness, for better results. You can add herbal tea, or some other healthy drinks which will add up to the healthy processes inside the body.


There are a lot of exercises that can help increase your height and most of them include stretching, yoga, swimming, etc. If performed on a daily bases they can help a lot, but one needs to be disciplined and patient. It cannot be done overnight.


When we sleep, our body is repairing itself. It is a common fact that 8 hours of sleep is ideal for our body. However, it may be true that it is too much or not enough.

The amount of sleep needed for each body changes during the lifetimes. Also, it is very individual, one person may need more than the other person. Nevertheless, it is a good starting point for our height increase process.

Looking taller

Organizing the visual elements of your clothing in an adequate manner can make you look taller. Few tips to take into account while choosing the clothes are the following:

– avoid clothes with horizontal lines; also, avoid belts or conceal it under your clothes
– avoid contrasting clothes and pants together, since it shows the real length of your legs and makes you look shorter
– avoid clothes that make you look larger than you actually are
– avoid particular patterns such as checked or tartan patterns
– wear clothes with vertical lines since they will make you look taller
– wear shoes that make you look taller