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This post is for those of you who have poor eating habits and are not getting the proper amounts of vitamins and other nutrients which are essential to the development and growth of the human body.
Though most of these requirements can be met by adhering to a well-balanced diet, i have listed for you in this post some important information about nutrition you need to know for the purpose of obtaining extra inches.

First let's understand that there are 6 important nutrients needed for growth and goodhealth and though all play a vital role in a well-balanced diet, let us focus most of our attention on
3 (marked with asterisk) for our main purposes of promoting growth.

1. Vitamins*
2. Carbohydrates
3. Fats
4. Minerals*
5. Proteins*
6. Water




Minerals are an organic substance found naturally in the earth. They make up a large part of our bones and teeth and help regulating other body functions. Here are some of the. minerals to which you should pay special attention.


What it does:

1. Aid for strengthening soft bones and teeth.
2. Helps maintain regular heartbeat.

Best sources: Milk and dairy products, sardines, soybeans,. dried beans, green vegetables.

Supplement: (600 to 1500 mg per day)  


What it does:

1. Aids in growth process.
2. Helps prevent and lower high blood pressure

Best sources: Meat, brewer's yeast, clams, chicken, shellfish.

Supplement: (90 mcg. per day is average for adults) 


What it does:

1. Helps keep your body limber.
2. Aids digestion by cleansing system.

Best sources: Table salt, kelp, and olives.

Supplement: Has not been determined


What it does:

1. Strengthens bones.
2. Reduces tooth decay.

Best sources: Fluoridated drinking water, seafood and gelatin.

Supplement: There is no fluoridesupplement yet but you can find it in water


What it does:

1. Promotes growth.
2. Provides energy.
3. Burns excess fat.

Best sources: Kelp, salt, all seafood, onions, and vegetables grown in iodine-rich soil.

Supplement: (P.DS, is 80 to 150 mcg. per day for adults)

Note: Iodine aids in the proper functioning of the thyroid gland which fosters and
regulates growth. Check your salt to see if it is iodized along with your vitamins
or multi-mineral preparations. Too much iodine can cause a harmful effect. For
additional supplements of iodine not discussed, a physician's advice is


What it does:

1. Aids growth.
2. Prevents fatigue.
3. Helps form hemoglobin in blood etc.
4. Aid for good skin tone.

Best sources: Liver, beef kidney, egg yolk, oysters, cereals, raw clams, and red meat.

Supplement: (RDA is 10 to 18 mg.)

Note: Check your iron supplement to see if it contains "Ferrous Sulfate" an inorganic
iron which can destroy vitamin E in your system. Try to avoid this preparation.
For women, whose bodies use much more iron than men's, a supplement is most likely needed.


What it does:

1. Aids the cardiovascular system.
2. Aids nerve and muscle functions.
3. Needed for calcium and vitamin C metabolism.

Best sources: Figs, apples, grapefruits, lemons, seeds, nuts, yellow corn and dark green vegetables.

Supplement: (300 to 400 mg. daily)


What it does:

1. Aids growth.
2. Provides energy.

Best sources: Fish, poultry, eggs, meats, nuts, seeds and whole grains.

Supplement: (RDA is 800 to 1200 mg per day for adults)

=>Other important minerals :


Sources include; citrus fruits, watercress, bananas, potatoes and green vegetables.

Sources include; salt, shellfish, carrots, beets, bacon and kidney.

 Sources include; lean beef, fish eggs, cabbage and dried beans.


Sources include;steak, eggs, lamb chops, brewer's yeast and pumpkin seeds


Everyone's protein requirements are different, depending upon your size, age and physical 

condition. A large, young person will require more protein than a small, older person.

Proteins have different functions, and work in different areas of the body. There are basically two types of Protein ? complete and incomplete protein

1. Complete Protein – provides the proper balance of eight necessary amino acids that
build tissues,

found in foods of animal organ such as meats, poultry, seafood,
eggs, milk and cheese 

2. Incomplete Protein – lacks certain essential amino acids and is not used efficiently when eaten alone. However, when it is combined with small amounts of animal source proteins, it becomes complete.

It is found in seeds, nuts, peas, grains and bean

Note: Mixing complete and incomplete proteins can give you better nutritional value than either one alone


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  13. Anonymous Says:
  14. i'll eat all vegetables. . morning i'm in 4.9 but evening 4.8. . y is it so ?
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  15. i m 20 and my height is only 5!!!pls help if can grow 3-4inches'll be enough for me.....i started lifting weight at 11

  16. Anonymous Says:
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  18. Anonymous Says:
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