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What should be the proper diet for height growth?

hi. i started to take a formula for height growth .Doctor asked me to avoid some proteinous diet, some and others are :egg,fish,non-veg,udat pulses brinjal ,spicy,sour items ... what i know is protein is necessary for one s body growth ,i am 18,tell me please am i going fine with my diet and... here are some of its ingredients: satavari tal makhana harad ashwagandha kale til kala jeera kali musli amla salam mishri rume mastagi mishri tell me can i reschedule my diet to only all proteinous diet ......thanking you
Thu, 12 May 2011
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
For pefect health balanced diet is must and when this is associated with regular exercise the things go in a normal way. Height of a person continues to grow till age of majority. If this is stunted as a result of some disease or cause that need be corrected. The formula you have mentioned is like a general tonic. something to stimulate proper digestion and some formulation of mandur can also be added.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi Mirza, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
You should be taking Healthy Nutritious balanced diet which should be like Fresh fruits and Green Leafy Veggies. You should be eating Protein rich diet as well like, Eggs, Milk, Chicken Fish, Lentils, Beans and etc... Regular exercise will do wonders and also swimming and skipping. Avoid lifting heavy weight.

Good Luck.
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Pediatrician Dr. Suryakanta Baraha's  Response
hello,
you should take more proteins like egg ,fish , chicken,pulses, milk beans etc. regular exercise, yoga are very helpful.more do stretching exercises.lots of water and fruits are helpful. take care
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Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari's  Response
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you are on the age of growth so these nutrition diet may help you in height gaining.normally height grow from 14-20yrs. Including these herbal ingredients you can also take calcium rich content. proper exercise and physical activities may help you in gaining height. drinking milk is very beneficial
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Dear Mirza,
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
I think you have some confusion.Protein is absolutely necessary for growth and without it growth cannot occur.Infact protein is the base of cell and cell growth cannot occur without protein.

You need to take high protein diet and also do regular exercise especially stretching like pull ups .
Your usual height should be the average of your parents height.Currently you are in the stage of growth spurt and so you will definately increase your height.


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