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    Dec 17, 2009, 02:51 PM
    What should a 11 year old boy eat to grow taller?
    I am an 11 year old boy and I'm 140cm tall. There are other people, around my age, who are heaps taller than me. I feel that I am making little differences with my height. I just want to know what food I need to eat and how much. Also, what type of drink do I have to take to help me grow?
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    Dec 17, 2009, 02:57 PM

    Height is pre-determined by your genes (unless you're malnourished). If you're eating a balanced diet, there's not much you can do.

    However, I used to be a scoutmaster. I noticed that between the ages of 12 and 14, most boys grow tremendously. It's not uncommon to see three inches of growth a year during that period. In a few cases, I saw more.

    Hang in there. You'll grow.
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    Feb 7, 2010, 07:08 PM
    Omg it can't be that it just can't im in 6th grade and im 4 foor 8 for crying out loud my mom said its because i don't eat healthy enough someone tell me its tru cause if i hear it is tru then i will eat vegetables everyday. Email me at quinton815@yahoo.com
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    Jul 17, 2010, 07:39 PM
    I have the same prob please hlp me
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    Dec 9, 2010, 05:36 AM
    I just want to grow tall I eat kind of healthy but I do exercise everyday with motivation
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    Dec 9, 2010, 05:38 AM
    I need help to. I eat healthy kind of. But I exercise everyday with motivation.
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    Jan 25, 2011, 06:39 PM
    What I do is I drink three cups of milk every day... im now in yr 7 and I'm 161cm. At the start of last year I was 157~156cm. I go for a walk every single day for 1 hour and I eat healthily but still sneak some junk food... hee hee

    Hope this helped :)
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    Mar 10, 2012, 06:55 AM
    Please remove the post from the polite young man on Sunday November 7, 2010. He is forever lost, no future...
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    Apr 22, 2012, 08:02 PM
    My dad tells me to eat healthy. Oh and I don't like the guy 5 spaces above me!
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    Apr 26, 2012, 12:46 PM
    Hey, Im an 11 year old girl and I had/have the same problem as you! Im still not that tall but I have Increased a lot of height! I made a food plan for what I had to eat and drink daily and tried to follow that everyday! I was 1.37 last year and now I'm 1.49! Just write 9.00- milk, 12.30-vegs etc, you get the point. But don't totally give up with junk food :DD

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