How to grow taller after 21 - Natural ways to gain height

Growing tall and looking good is a noble desire both boys and girls seek in their early years, but some of us fail to gain desired height. All men & women wish to look tall & smart. We can make efforts to look smart & fit but it is not easy to gain height. Actually with some determination and right approach we can grow 2 to 6 inches even after 18 years of age. 

Can You Grow Taller After the Age of 21?
Many people think that post puberty height gain is not possible. Is this really true? Observations and experience has clearly shown that this is not the case. People have been known to grow taller even after the age of 21 both naturally and with a doctor's assistance..

There are two main factors that determine how tall you will grow. A majority, 60-80 percent, of your height is determined by your genetics while 20-40 percent of your height is determined by your environment. Nutrition is the largest contributor in your environment that contributes to your height.

How to Grow Taller
If your growth plates have not yet closed, you can stimulate the growth hormones in your body to gain more height. It is important that you nourish you body with all the vitamins and minerals it needs to keep you growing taller. Eating nutritional foods and having it supplemented with the right exercise and complete rest, would allow you to gain more of the height that you desire.

Eating on a regular schedule and getting the proper nutrients into your system is essential to allowing your body to add healthy mass. Eat foods rich in calcium, vitamin D, protein, and zinc so that your body has everything it needs to build more bone and muscle. You may also want to add additional vitamin C to your diet to boost your immune system as some illnesses can diminish your height. 


Super foods to grow taller
1. Milk: Milk is the universal food for building body. It contains protein in abundance, which are the building blocks of our body cells. Milk is a easy digestable food and enables maximum assimilation of proteins. Take 2-3 glasses of Milk each day 

2. Eggs: Eggs are a wonderful natural source of protein. The White albumen in eggs contain 100% protein, but you should not take the yolk since it contains fat .To increase your height, take 3-6 eggs daily. For better results, take 2 eggs along with each meal 

3. SoyBeans: SoyBean has the greatest protein content among vegetarian plant foods. It contains pure protein which improves bone and tissue mass. Make sure that you take 50 gms of Soybeans each day 

4. Oatmeals: Like SoyBeans, Oatmeal is another wonderful source of plant protein. In fact, it increases muscle mass and decreases fat. Take 50 gms of Oatmeal for breakfast every day 

5. Skimmed Milk: Skimmed Milk contains 100% protein and is free from fat. A daily consumption of 50 gm of Skimmed Milk after exercise or physical sports will provide adequate protein for your body 

6. Coral Calcium: Coral calcium is a natural source of Calcium obtained from sea corals. Coral calcium helps to increase bone mass and thereby helping your bones to grow in length. The younger you are, greater are the results of increasing bone mass through Coral calcium.

Healthy Eating Habits
Here are some tips for healthy nutrition together with your aim to grow taller:


1. Take note of your eating patterns. Your eating patterns may have to do with the regular hours when you take in food into your body. You have to follow that same pattern most of the time.

2. Make sure that you do not skip a meal. Doing so, would not be beneficial to your health.

3. Breakfast is an important meal, so you have to stick with it every morning. You may eat two hours before starting your daily exercise routine. However, make sure that you do not take large quantities of meals during breakfast.

4. You need to avoid sugars, soda drinks, and most of that sweet stuff. Instead of growing taller, these stuff makes you bigger in size.

5. Of course, as our parents would always advice us to eat — eat plenty of green vegetables and fruits, whole grain cereals and whole wheat bread are also recommended.

6. Take note that your body needs proteins. Proteins are composed of amino acids which are building blocks of cells in the body. Proteins are essential components of substances, hormones and elements inside the body which could help you in growing taller.

7. Lastly, avoid engaging yourself with unhealthy habits, such as smoking and drinking, which may cause other complications aside from hindering you to grow taller.

This would be a good start for you in preparing yourself, just in case you decide joining a height increase program. Take note of these things, and you’ll definitely find yourself growing taller little by little.

Other forms of exercises involve swimming and high jumps to dive in the pool. Swinging from a rod and stretching the body downwards towards the grounb also helps to increase the height of the people considerably. Generally kids are recommended to have these pull up and stretch down exercises so that their body can grow faster during growth spurts. 

General Exercise
You don’t have to join a gym to be able to exercise. Stop weight lifting, if u are doing !! Simply doing some basic aerobic exercises like jumping jacks at home will suffice. Even walking or biking home from work instead of commuting will help and provide a natural way to increase your height. 


Other forms of exercises involve swimming and high jumps to dive in the pool. Swinging from a rod and stretching the body downwards towards the grounb also helps to increase the height of the people considerably. Generally kids are recommended to have these pull up and stretch down exercises so that their body can grow faster during growth spurts. 

Yoga for height gain
Chakrasana (wheel pose) stretches the trunk region of the body thereby helps in elongation of the body from the stomach region. It relaxes the stiff muscles of the back and the sides.

Tadasana (Shoulder Stand) is another recommended asana for height increase. It involves standing upright on the ground by holding the back muscles and the shoulder upright.

The Pranayama (breath exercises) of yoga work wonders for the treatment of a wide variety of diseases and they help in the general growth of the body too. The breathing exercise rejuvenates the body for the proper growth and metabolism of it. It also helps to provide relief from acute pain in various parts of the body. These postures should be carried out for a long time and a person should maintain a particular position of to gain better results.


Rest well
Make sure that you get a lot of sleep for your body to regain strength, and enough to rebuild the energy you lost during the day. The most important point is to sleep well. It is the dark or night time that matters for your growth. As muscles grow in dark only. Try to sleep in absolute dark or least light to make your muscles relax and they will grow well.

Getting more sleep, will help you facilitate the proper conditions for growing. Taking hot showers and getting a lot of exercise can also create the conditions which can help you develop these hormones. In some cases, doctors can also supply you with growth hormone treatments that can be taken to help stimulate growth if it is appropriate.

Keep Good Posture
Gaining height after the growth plates have been closed is more difficult, but still possible. Practicing good posture can help maximize the height you have so you look taller and leaner. In some cases, performing spine stretching exercises can also help you gain an additional inch or two of height if practiced regularly. Try to keep your head and neck as much straight as possible. Your spinal cord will suppress your height increase if you bow your head most of the time.


These are just a few things you can do help you grow taller, but if you are older than 21 it might be a little tougher to grow because your past puberty. Dont be discouraged there is still hope. In Grow Taller For Idiots ebook it goes in more depth the exercises and foods that well really help you grow after 21. You should check it out.

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