NUTRITIONAL CURE FOR GROWING PAINS

A lack of manganese is a factor in causing those notorious growing pains so many adolescents suffer from. Good sources of manganese include:

– walnuts

– wholegrains

– green leafy vegetables

Obtain zinc from the following foods:

– oysters

– horse meat

– whole grain bread

– egg yolk

– liver, veal

– fish, seafood and shellfish

A number of other foods are recommended in addition to those listed above:

Recommended foods

– apricots, pineapple, bananas, cherries, oranges

– eggplant, avocado, carrots, parsley, artichokes and

Jerusalem artichokes

– oats, wheat, barley, corn, soybean

– algae

– almonds, hazelnuts, chestnuts

– dates, figs

– beans

– yeast

GROWTH PROBLEMS

A lack of linoleic acid can cause growth problems. This fatty acid is mainly found in first cold-pressed sunflower seed oil, corn oil, soybean oil and peanut oil.

Recommended foods

– apricots, pineapple, bananas, oranges

– algae

– almonds, hazelnuts

– eggplant, avocados, parsley,

Jerusalem artichokes

– oats, wheat, barley, soybean

Foods to avoid

– cherries

– chestnuts, dates, figs

– beans

– yeast

– corn

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