Sharing story: 5 great tips to support your petite children to grow taller

December 24, 2020 | By NuBest
Parenting is a long journey, and probably the most exciting one of our whole lives. Olya Timoshevich is a full-time mom of two lovely daughters in the USA that always love to share her experiences, stories and reviews about cooking, travelling, helpful tips, kids’ development and useful products. Being a blogger and photographer, she has inspired many people through her beautiful lifestyle and family moments.

The oldest daughter Milinda is always adorable and quite petite for her age. Milinda is active and growing healthy so Olya didn’t really think about her height potential yet, considering she and her husband are not the tall type. However, after discovering that her daughter stayed at 7 percentiles, she has engaged in more research about how to support better height growth for children. Although genetics plays the key role in height increase, there are still some great ways that could help her petite kid and other kids grow taller and healthier, reaching their maximum height. Let’s find out more about her parenting tips.

Nutrition

A healthy and balanced diet with proper meals and a variety of dishes can provide decent nourishment to healthy development, overall well-being and height acceleration. An improper diet that allows too much sugary and junk foods may cause a stunt in growth and negatively affect your children’s health (a pizza or some chocolate can be consumed occasionally out of the menu, they are kids anyway).

Protein-rich foods should be provided to young kids. Being a vegan, her choices are eggs and various plant-based foods such as beans and quinoa. Beans are excellent sources of proteins, calcium, iron and B vitamins and low in fat content. For instance, Olya has posted about her black bean mushroom burger, which is mouth-watering, protein-rich and full of flavor. Quinoa is one of a few foods that is a complete protein, containing all nine essential amino acids that our bodies cannot make on their own. Dairy products such as yogurt and milk are also included.

Healthy fats, such as Omega-3 fatty acids are of special importance to kids’ development and bone growth. Sources of Omega-3 are fatty fishes (that salmon is the most common), walnuts and seeds. Other choices for healthy fats are avocado and almonds, which Olya seems to use regularly in her cooking recipes.

The berry varieties (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, etc.) are amazing sources of vitamin C, antioxidants and phytochemicals that help to protect healthy cells from damage, promote cell growth, repair tissues and boost the immune system. Berries are also needed for the synthesis of collagen, which is responsible for bone health and density.

Leafy greens such as spinach, kale, arugula, and cabbage are all amazing sources of crucial nutrients, including minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium as well as vitamins like vitamin C, vitamin K, etc. All of these are beneficial for helping kids grow taller by enhancing bone growth and overall health.

Supplementing

While Olya’s trying to provide a healthy diet for her kids, sometimes she and other parents as well cannot be sure their kids are getting all the nutrition needed to grow. Kids may still lack some nutrients although they are eating properly, and there are picky eaters too. That’s why supplementing with the right daily dose is a great way to help kids get more sufficient nutrition.

The choice for her daughter Milinda is NuBest Tall Kids, chewable tablets with tasty berry flavor that contain various beneficial nutrients to support optimum height growth for kids aged 2 to 9-year-old such as Calcium, multivitamins and multiminerals. With the aim of a healthy product, NuBest Tall Kids is gluten-free, non-GMO, manufactured in FDA-certified facility and also suitable for vegan.

Here’s a look at what’s inside NuBest Tall Kids:

Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Magnesium: Supplementing the body with Calcium (in nanometer form) can increase internal Calcium concentration and maintain greater bone mineral density, in turn boosting children’s height growth. Vitamin D, Vitamin K and Magnesium can help kids to absorb Calcium effectively to their bodies.

Multivitamins: NuBest Tall Kids provides kids with plenty of essential vitamins such as vitamin C, vitamin B-complex, which are all mandatory for proper height growth and healthy development. Besides, it helps correct nutritional deficiencies to optimize your kids' health, thereby supporting your kids' growth effectively.

Multi-minerals: Minerals are as important as vitamins. Aside from Calcium, NuBest Tall Kids also provide crucial minerals for kids such as Magnesium or Zinc that support bone growth, maintain bone strength and promote bone health for children.

There will be different recommended dosages adjusted for kids at different ages. It is also important to note that taking this supplement should be continuous for at least 6 months to let the body absorb nutrition and realize visible changes in height.

Getting enough sleep

It is widely known for parents to ensure their children sleep early with long enough hours because we people grow more while sleeping. This is because human growth hormone secretion peaks during a deep sleep period at night. The National Sleep Foundation states that babies, children, and teens need significantly more sleep than adults do, ranging from 8-14 hours at different ages to support their proper growth. Parents should help kids establish a healthy bedtime routine, go to sleep early and on time (between 7 pm – 9 pm) so they can get enough sleep.

Exercising

Exercising regularly and consistently helps a great deal to naturally increase the release of human growth hormone and strengthen bones and muscles of children, thereby boosting height growth. Yoga, volleyball, cycling, skipping, swimming are all amazing all-body exercises to stimulate the whole body muscles and flexibility. Her daughter Milinda usually engages in swimming and yoga with the whole family. Hanging and stretching exercises are all great activities that could improve children’s posture and assist them grow taller.

Spending time outside

While some parents may keep their children at home, Olya always actively allows her kids to go outside for a walk or get some fresh air. They are frequent travelers and also have many outdoor activities, which is great for kids to improve their health and well-being. Playing under the sun every day for a few hours is also a great chance for children to absorb vitamin D, which is a critical vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and support your bone growth.

Olya Timoshevich, just like all mothers on earth who always care and opt for the best for their children, is paying much more attention to help her petite kids grow taller and healthier. Her tips are all helpful and can be great ideas for parents to assist their children. Knowing that each child will grow at their own pace, but it is essential that parents can provide sufficient nutrition, ensure their sleep quality as well as motivate their exercises and activities. Supplementing can be a significant support for children to reach their optimal potential height and well-being.

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