Tips for children's height growth

Do not rush to assume that your children will live with short stature throughout their lives. By simply applying the following height-increasing tips, your children's height can be improved and increase significantly.

Nutritious breakfasts

Breakfasts should not be too large but should be nutritious enough to help children grow. Morning is the time when the cells in the body absorb nutrients most effectively and the metabolism is also taken place better, which contributes to increasing the resistance. Meanwhile, weak resistance is one of the causes of short stature.

Sufficient calcium supplementation to the body

Calcium is an important component of bones. Children need to be sufficiently supplemented with calcium according to the requirements of each age group so that their bones can grow in both length and thickness. To do this, you need to pay attention to enhancing calcium-rich foods such as shrimps, crabs, fishes, spinach, eggs, milk... in children's daily diets.


The body needs vitamin D in order that calcium can reach the bones. The most abundant and safe source of vitamin D is sunlight. In order for children's bodies to synthesize vitamin D to transport calcium to the bones, children only need to be exposed to the sunlight for about 15 - 30 minutes per day in the early morning before 8:00 AM.

Stay away from alcoholic beverages

Beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages can cause many serious diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, liver diseases, neurological diseases, blood diseases... which seriously affect physical and mental health. Meanwhile, height cannot grow in bad health conditions. Therefore, in order to obtain an optimal height in future, parents need to remind their children to stay away from beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages.

Say "no" to smoking

Nicotine and Cadmium in cigarettes destroy bone cells very quickly and make the bones become brittle. Furthermore, frequent smoking also reduces the body's ability to absorb calcium and inhibits the activity of vitamin D. Therefore, you should ban your children from exposure to cigarettes in any form if you want them to grow taller.

Sleep 8 hours per day

Growth hormone, the most important factor in the height growth, is secreted most at night from 11:00 PM to 1:00 AM while children are in deep sleep. In order that your children can grow taller optimally, you should make sure that your children go to bed before 10:00 PM and sleep 8 hours per day.

Exercise frequently

Exercise plays a vital role in human bone growth. An hour of daily exercise will have a significant impact on the growth of hormone production. Sports that are good for height growth include swimming, badminton, volleyball, basketball, pull-up, etc.