Cellulite occurs when fat accumulates between the connective tissue of the skin. Hormonal disorders, lack of exercise and poor diet cause the formation of cellulite. This nightmare of most women rarely occurs in men only because women's skin is thinner and the nasty bumps and lumps are more visible.
Cellulite and nutrition
Avoid too much sugar and salt
Healthy eating can reduce the visibility of cellulite. Avoid sugar as it stimulates the accumulation of fat in the cells. Reduce your intake of salt, which dehydrates the body, binds water for itself, and makes cellulite more visible. Daily intake not more than 6 teaspoons of sugar, and avoid foods that contain more than 200 mg of salt.
Eat flax seeds
Flax seed regulate estrogen levels in the body and stimulate the production of collagen. Collagen is an important part of the connective tissue, strengthens the skin and reduces the visibility of cellulite. Every day, add 2 tablespoons of flaxseed in your morning cereal, yogurt or salad.
Water helps eliminate toxins from the body, which are hidden in the skin layers and make cellulite more visible. Drink daily 8-10 glasses of water. By this, we mean any form of liquid, except soda and juices with artificial sweeteners.
Studies have shown that increasing the intake of seaweed helps with weight loss and reducing the visibility of cellulite. Seaweed can be added to soups, salads and stews. They are available as a dietary supplement, usually in the form of capsules.
Creams with aminophylline
Aminophylline is an ingredient of many anti cellulite creams, used also in medicines to relieve the symptoms of asthma. This compound helps in breaking down fat cells, which makes the body burn them more easily. For best results, it should be applied daily. To effect even better, increase your intake of vitamin C, at least 75mg daily.
Creams with retinol
Retinol is a form of vitamin A. It reduces the level of free radicals that weaken collagen. Retinol can make your skin smooth and reduce the visibility of cellulite. For best results it is necessary to use a 100% retinol creams with vitamins A, C and E.
Horse chestnut extract
Horse chestnut extract is beneficial in reducing the visibility of pores and improving circulation. It also reduces chronic inflammation in the body and helps in reducing the visibility of cellulite.
Creams with caffeine really work. Caffeine breaks down fat cells, makes the skin smooth and firmer. It dehydrates the skin area where is the cellulite, tightens skin and reduces the current visibility of cellulite. Select a product with at least 5% of caffeine.