Personal Health

I’ve heard that your height is based on genetics. My dad is 5’11, my mom is 5’8, and I’m 5’7. But I know so many kids that are taller than their parents! Is height only about your genes?

There are formulas that are often used to estimate a young person’s adult height, however the results are not always reliable. In fact the results often vary by 4 inches (either way). The reality is that environmental factors, mostly nutrition, also play a key role in helping an adolescent reach their potential height. How to […]