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Doctor insights on: Supplements To Help You Grow Taller

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Does niacin help you grow taller?

Does niacin help you grow taller?

Not really: This vitamin has value in your overall health, but supplements would not add height to anyone. ...Read more

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Could protein help you grow taller?

Could protein help you grow taller?

Balanced nutrition: The best aid for growth is an active lifestyle, proper rest and a healthy diet. Don't expect anyone to grow taller than their genetic potential.No special supplements add to potential growth.If you want to know how much longer a person has to grow, an x-ray of the wrist ; hand can be analysed for bone maturity. With this a doc can give you an estimate. ...Read more

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Do calcium supplements make you grow taller?

Do calcium supplements make you grow taller?

No: They may help to attain your full growth potential - but they will not make you taller. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamins make you grow taller?

Can taking vitamins make you grow taller?

No: Your stature is inherited and growth retardation is a specialty question for an endocrinologist. ...Read more

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Can using L-arginine make you grow taller?

L arginine: Not recommended because we dont know the long term effects of l arginine. ...Read more

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Can calcium supplements assist your training to grow taller?

Can calcium supplements assist your training to grow taller?

Unlikely: You are most likely to reach your tallest potential height by following a healthy diet, getting appropriate sleep & and remaining physiclly active.Nothing you eat or drink will add inches.You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll.The only thing a calcium supplement might do is repace calcium in someone who is defficient. ...Read more

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What juice will aid in growing taller ? I want to grow taller

What juice will aid in growing taller ? I want to grow taller

Balanced nutrition: At sixteen your growth centers have some potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise, no juice will make you grow taller than your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity.If close to 16 you have a little left, if like 14 you have more. ...Read more

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Can taking vitamins really make you grow taller ?

Can taking vitamins really make you grow taller ?

Well, it doesn't: Exactly work that way. We can obtain vitamins through the foods we eat or through supplements. If you are lacking vitamins from your diet alone, then supplementing with a vitamin pill can help to reach your maximum potential height. However, you don't grow taller after puberty. ...Read more

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Does swimming help to grow taller?

Does swimming help to grow taller?

No: I dont even know where you heard that information, but while swimming is great for exercise, it does nothing to increase height. ;) ...Read more

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What nutritional supplements should my child take to help her grow taller?

What nutritional supplements should my child take to help her grow taller?

Common question: The best way to assure a kid reaches their tallest height includes proper nutrition (balanced diet), proper rest, exercise and good health.There is no supplement, stretches,exercises, etc. that makes you taller than your genes let you grow. The expected final height is the average of her parents less 2.5 inches. (+/-)Once girls hit 16-17 their growth centers close & linear growth ends. ...Read more

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What to eat to grow taller? Could you tell me some foods or supplements to increase growth hormone levels?

What to eat to grow taller? Could you tell me some foods or supplements to increase growth hormone levels?

Unlikely to happen: 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.You can stunt your growth by the opposite, poor diet/sleep/inactivity can all take a toll.If the growth centers in your bones are open you may grow taller, but at 18 they may be closed, with growth ended. ...Read more

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Can creatine help you get taller and how to get taller?

Can creatine help you get taller and how to get taller?

Creatine: No. Your height will be determined by genetics , not a supplement . There is no way to increase your height beyond what those genetics dictate. Be happy and healthy and enjoy your age and don't worry about the things you cannot change. ...Read more

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What food is guaranteed to help you grow taller?

What food is guaranteed to help you grow taller?

Confusing question: Your final stature is the result of your genetic endowment, general health and proper nutrition.There are no super foods. If you follow a pattern of healthy living, get proper rest,exercise and nutrients you can reach your potential. You cannot go past what your genes program in for height. ...Read more

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Any best supplements for height growth to get taller?

Any best supplements for height growth to get taller?

Balanced nutrition: At eighteen your growth centers have little if any potential for growth and simple measures help the best.Follow a healthy diet, rest and exercise.Special workouts or supplements will not make you grow taller than your genetic potential.If you want to know how much longer you have to grow, an x-ray of your wrist and hand can be analysed for bone maturity. ...Read more

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Any best supplements for height growth to get taller?

Any best supplements for height growth to get taller?

No: Supplements will not cause you to grow taller. That is mostly genetically determined. Eating a varied healthy diet gives you your best chance to maximize your height. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can sleepinghelp you grow taller?

Can sleepinghelp you grow taller?

no relationship: We all need stleep and mostly get it. While young, you may grow a little in your sleep but this is due to the normal increase your body is making and is not a response to being asleep. So get your sleep and consider your heredity and nutrition for optimizing your growth potential. ...Read more

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Which nutritional supplements should my child take to grow taller?

Which nutritional supplements should my child take to grow taller?

Well balanced diet: For most people, your potential height is genetically predetermined and cannot be positively affected by diet. However, malnutrition can certainly affect growth negatively. Most experts (mds, nutritionists, etc) recommend a well balanced diet, with adequate protein, carbs, fats, vitamins and minerals. Fad diets and expensive supplements are not necessary and may be harmful. ...Read more

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What foods make you grow taller?

What foods make you grow taller?

Mostly genes: Nutrition is rarely a factor unless you are nutritionally deficient. Males are expected to reach the average of both parents height plus 5 cm while females reach the average less 5 cm. There are no exercises or special foods to make you grow taller. ...Read more

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