We agree that your height depends on your genes to a certain extent. But genetics do not mean that you cannot grow taller than average. Mostly, our height stops growing when we say goodbye to our teenage years. But even if you have crossed that age, and still want to grow by a few inches, don't worry, for help is at hand!
A green edible vegetable found mostly in the southern parts of Asia, Spinach is nutritious and contains calcium, vitamins, iron and fibres that are essential for the proper growth of the body. Start making these leaves a part of your daily diet.
Commonly known as lady's finger or bhindi, Okra is very gooey vegetable that functions as a laxative. Nutrients in Okra such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, water and fibres work to coax the growth hormones in the body out of their slumber and help the body grow vertically.
Turnips are starchy vegetables. Their sprouts and leaves are also edible and highly nutritious. Baby turnips are quite delicious, tender and sweet and thus, can be added to salads and eaten raw. Turnips are rich in potassium and calcium. Both are vital for healthy bone growth and maintenance.
Consumption of beans helps in increasing your height as it contains a high amount of proteins. In addition to that, beans also contain vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, folate and fibres which is essential for growth.
It is advisable that you add peas to your daily diet during its peak season. Rich in vitamins, fibers, proteins, minerals and lutein, Peas have a high nutritional value that help in stimulating the growth hormones in your body and thereby help in increasing your height.