All parents want their kids to grow up to be tall adults. In today’s world, there is a small percentage of kids who are not as tall as their peers. So parents are worried and consult their family physician for such concern. Many parents give their children multivitamins tablets to increase their height. Although this is not a right way to increase children height. There is no secret for increasing height overnight. Many advertisements in newspapers or in social media claim to speed up height by using their product, but most of them are bogus. So be vigilant and don’t belive on them they are really fake.
Here are some simple guidelines that truly work to increase the height of your kids.
1. Balanced Diet For Overall Growth
Balanced diet is the first step for acquiring height. Now we explain what is balanced diet is; you should keep aside the burgers, cola, chips, juices, cakes, pastry, pizza or other junk food. A balanced diet means you take all types of nutrients containing protein, carbohydrates, dairy, nuts and fat. You can eat all the things in moderation.
- add plenty of lean proteins in your deit like fresh poultry, meat, soy, fish and dairy products
- Eat adequate amounts of Vitamin D and calcium
- Green leafy vegetables, dairy products are good sources of calcium
- add zinc-rich foods like wheat germ, squash seeds, peanuts, crab and pumpkin into your daily food chart.
2. Stretching Exercises
Simple exercises that involve stretching are very effective to gain children height. An exercise you can get your child to try is to stand against a wall with his back towards it and stretch the muscles in his leg. Ask him to raise his hands and stretch as far as he possibly can. This is a beneficial exercise as it helps in the elongation of his spine and improves his posture.
3. Hanging Exercises
Hanging from bars at the playground and at home really helpful in gaining height, as it elongating and straightening child’s spine. Encourage your child to practice this regularly.
Skipping is an active that many kids love and it can be used as an exercise to promote your child’s growth. As he skips, his body stretches and hence, he grows a few inches every time he performs this exercise.
Swimming is another great workout, giving them strength and health. In order to make your child grow taller swimming is very essential in daily routine.
6. Ankle Weights
To enhance your child’s height ankle weights is very effective, it stretch the lower part of the body, the cartilage between your child’s knees is stretched, making him taller.
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