Are you worried that you are not as tall as your colleagues or friends? Do you find it really embarrassing to be in the company of tall friends just because you are a few inches shorter than them?
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Generally the height of a person is said to stop growing after teenage years. If you have crossed the teenage years and are still looking to grow up by a few inches, then you will be happy to know that there is a way out.
You can increase your height naturally by a few inches if you are able to include the right amount of these vegetables in your diet:
Turnips are found to be rich in growth hormones and regular intake of this vegetable can help in boosting your height. Turnips are rich in vitamins, minerals, fibers, proteins, cholesterol and fat.
They are normally grown in the temperate regions of the world and are found all over the world.
You can either take it in cooked state with other vegetables or add them in some vegetable gravies. You also can extract juice out of the turnip and drink it every day to see visible height gain after a few weeks.
The Chinese cabbage or Bok Choy is another vegetable that you can think of including in your daily veggie diet to help in boosting your height.
It is a vegetable that is loaded with minerals, vitamins, dietary fibers and carbohydrates.
Regular consumption of Bok Choy can help in stimulating the growth hormones of your body.
Bean is a vegetable that is rich in fiber, folate, proteins, vitamins and carbohydrates. It is considered to be a very nutritional vegetable.
Including boiled beans in your daily vegetable salad or adding it in the vegetarian recipes that you eat will help in boosting your height.
Rhubarb is a herbaceous perennial plant that is used in preparing a lot of main dishes and is also taken in as desserts.
It is considered to be a fruit in the United States, and grows from thick and short rhizomes.
Rhubarb is excellent to fight diabetes. Eating this plant as raw or even cooked at least three to four times a week, will stimulate the secretion of your growth hormones.
Lady finger or okra or gumbo is a flowering plant and is rich in vitamins, fibers, water, carbohydrates and minerals. It is a very nutritional vegetable and forms a part of many Indian dishes. This vegetable is very sticky in nature which performs the function of a laxative.
The nutrients in lady finger will help in stimulating the growth hormones in the body and will help in boosting its functionality.
Spinach is a green leafy vegetable that will help in increasing functionality of your body. It is commonly seen and used in many parts of South Asia. It is a rich source of vitamins, iron, fibers and calcium.
Adding spinach in your daily diet will help in proper functioning of the body. It will help in improving the growth of your body vertically by working on the idle growth hormones inside your body.
You can blend the clean and washed spinach leaves with little bit of water in your mixer and make it into a fine paste.
Add some seasoning and a few vegetables to this spinach paste and prepare gravies for a better taste.
Broccoli belongs to the cabbage family. It is another important vegetable that is rich in fibers, Vitamin C and iron, and also has anti-cancer properties.
It helps in maintaining a healthy diet and also helps in proper functioning of the body. It will help in stimulating the idle growth hormones in your body and thereby help in increasing the height.
Another important vegetable that will help in increasing the height of a person is Brussels sprouts. It belongs to the cabbage family and contains anti-cancer properties. It is a vegetable that is rich in minerals, vitamins, protein, fibers, iron and so on.
It would be ideal for you to consume Brussels sprouts in raw state or in semi-cooked state at least three to four times a week for stimulating the growth hormones in your body.
Pea is another important vegetable that is loaded with minerals and vitamins and is very good for the body. It has high nutritional value and it is really good to consume peas every day. Make sure that you go only for the fresh peas, not the dried ones.
Collard greens are nutritional plants that are commonly found in Brazil, United States and Portugal. These plants are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and have soluble fibers. It is one of the best when it comes to anti-cancer properties.
Consuming Collard green on a regular basis will help in activating the dead growth hormones in your body and this will help in boosting your height.