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Quiz the Coach - Can Milk Help Me Grow?

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Quiz the Coach - Can Milk Help Me Grow? - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Mar 08, 2007
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Quiz the Coach helps kids and teens with sports and fitness-related issues. We find out if drinking milk helps kids grow.

So ya dig sports but need some help with your game? Don't understand some of the rules of football, basketball or hockey? Got a gripe about P.E. class, skateboarders, cheerleading, coaches, or anything? Why not ?

1Hey Coach,
I kinda have a problem. I'm 13 and I'm really short. I love to play sports and I'm really active. I want to know if drinking a lot of milk helps you grow taller faster? I've seen my friend's refrigerator and he has about six gallons of milk in it, and he's about 5'5", so I just wanted to know. Thanks in advance.
The Hedgehog

Hey The Hedgehog,
The answer to your question is yes and no. Confused? Let me explain. Milk contains many nutrients that your body needs to grow and be healthy. But drinking gallons of milk a day will not make you 7'6" like Yao Ming. Genetics will determine how tall or short you will be.

It is good that you are interested in drinking more milk. Milk has calcium in it, which will give you strong bones and teeth (which will be good when you smile at all the babes). Milk also has vitamin D and protein that will help you build muscles. So really, who needs height, when you got big muscles? On top of that, milk will help you sleep at night and even give you healthy hair.

So be like your friend and drink lots of milk. You may never be as tall as him, but you will look and feel good, and that will make you forget about your height!

Do you need tips or advice on sports, fitness or health? to the Kidzworld Coach. Keep in mind peeps, the Kidzworld Coach isn't a doctor or a professional athlete or anything like that. He's just a dude who digs sports, plays 'em and knows a lot about 'em. You should always talk to your 'rents, a doctor or your school gym teacher before starting a new sport or a new exercise.

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    mmmmm... milk.
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