In this hub, you are going to learn about the list of natural foods that help you grow taller and increase your height naturally. Though body height is determined genetically, growth is also controlled by external factors and nutrition is one of them. Proteins are the building blocks of your body and helps us grow taller by building various tissues in our body, especially our bones and cartilages. An individual can increase his/her height by consuming a diet that is rich in protein.

While taking protein-rich foods, you should also be careful in avoiding foods that are rich in carbohydrates and fat. These foods will impede the protein metabolism which is essential for growth. By takine these protein rich foods, you add a few more inches to your body height

Below is the list of foods, which can help you grow taller naturally

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. Chicken: Chicken is one of highest protein-content meat food among animal foods. It provides greater protein to the body for building tissues and muscles. Take atleast 100 gms of chicken each day

4. Beef: Like Chicken, Beef is another important source of protein. Take 100 gms of Beef daily

5. 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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

Apart from protein foods, your body needs HGH(Human Growth hormone) that is essential for the growth of the long bones of your body. HGH is secreted in your body by the pituitary gland and it helps in the growth of bones and cartilages in your body. Through HGH is naturally produced inside your body, you need ample Growth Hormone to ensure maximum growth of your body. Artificial HGH can be obtained through Pills and Sprays and these augment the growth of your body.

The best and most effective HGH enhancer is the amino acid Arginine, which is available in its pure form as L-Arginine. L-Arginine stimulates the pituitary gland to secrete growth hormone and thereby increase your height. L-Arginine works well when combined with L-Ornithine, which is an other amino acid. L-Arginine also works well with L-Lysine and L-Glutamine. Arginine/L-Argininesupplements are available in Pills and the popular brands are Growth Enhancer, Growth Flex, Growth Booster etc (Hubpages)