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What foods are best to grow taller for your teens and pre-teens?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Balanced nutrition

While there are no special foods or exercises that make you grow taller, poor nutrition and dietary deficiencies can prevent a child from achieving their potential.
Expected final height is the average of the parents plus 2.5 in for males and less 2.5 in for females. The best way to be tall is have tall parents.

In brief: Balanced nutrition

While there are no special foods or exercises that make you grow taller, poor nutrition and dietary deficiencies can prevent a child from achieving their potential.
Expected final height is the average of the parents plus 2.5 in for males and less 2.5 in for females. The best way to be tall is have tall parents.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine

In brief: Normal diet

Height is largely genetic.
A normal diet is about all you can do. Why do you think there are short doctors? If food worked we'd be playing basketball instead of getting up at 2am.

In brief: Normal diet

Height is largely genetic.
A normal diet is about all you can do. Why do you think there are short doctors? If food worked we'd be playing basketball instead of getting up at 2am.
Dr. Charles Davant
Dr. Charles Davant
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