Apart from the genetic factors, nutrition plays a vital role in childrens’ growth. Sufficient Calcium intake along with various kinds of Protein have a significant impact on a child’s height (up to 12 cm). Therefore it is recommended to include 3 mugs of dairy, liver, lentils, almonds, broccoli, dates, orange juice and apricots daily in your child’s diet. Calcium, Zinc, Iron and Proteins are essential for a normal growth in children.