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What kind of food that may support vertical growth (tallness) in a person.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Healthy lifestyle: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep ; and remaining physically active.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches to their final height. You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll.At a listed age of 20, your growth centers are likely closed and you are finished growing taller.
Last updated Jul 12, 2020

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