It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Diet & Nutrition Message Board

Protein And Other Qtns

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 10-18-2004, 03:38 AM   #1
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: London england
Posts: 3
Protein And Other Qtns

hey im 15 and will be 16 in Jan. I am currently around 5'3 and a bit. My mum is only 5' and my dad is 5'4. I would like to be about 5'5 and I have heard that eating lots of protein will help me grow taller. Is it possible that if i start increasing my protein intake now that I will grow to be this tall, or does the fact both my parents are quite short mean I've probably stopped growing? I also wanted to know what food/drinks contain the most protein.
Also, this may sound a little odd but I have absolutely nothing up top and I'm extremely flat chested, I didnt know if certain foods or drinks contain something which would make my upper half that little bit bigger? thanks very much

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 10-19-2004, 12:26 PM   #2
Junior Member
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 21
Kiowas72 HB User
Re: Protein And Other Qtns

I am no nutritionist
i know for myself i stopped growing at 16. (when i started smoking cigarettes) and some how i grew a whole inch at the age of 22. (shouldn't happen, but it did) i quit smoking and started working out.

you should make sure you get enough nutriants of all types. not just protien if you want to ensure you have the best chance of growing taller. and be active !! i found that increasing water and vegitables aided me in gaining muscle . way more help then just eating 1 more steak. if you eat 1 gram of protien for every lb you weight you are getting PLENTY. you should be fine with like .75 grams of protien per pound of body weight.

Are you getting enough Saturated animal fats ?
try to go organic too. no telling how all those extra chemicals may be affecting you

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Whey Protein and General Gym questions mm9 General Health 4 04-23-2010 11:04 AM
More protein needed? webkrawler Exercise & Fitness 3 01-25-2010 05:43 PM
Alzheimer's and an Arrant Protein (What's the connection?) Sorry..Long gizmolove Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia 31 03-28-2007 12:57 PM
protein intake question (again!) ratboy83 Exercise & Fitness 4 06-23-2006 07:07 PM
advice on alternative sources of protein that isn't red meat eatnow Acne 4 08-22-2004 10:02 AM
High Protein but Low fat foods? HondaDoll Weight Loss 6 07-30-2004 04:42 PM
third urine test bence jones protein akb1027 Urology 4 12-18-2003 03:45 AM
High Protein Diet Risks Curly Chef High Cholesterol 2 11-04-2003 06:50 AM
Food/Protein/Calories/Sat Fat..... Griffy Exercise & Fitness 4 12-18-2002 10:28 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:42 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!