Cellulite is synonymous with fat. This type of fat is not only found under the skin. Most of this type of fat is situated around the hips, thighs and butt. The fat makes the skin look lumpy and dimpled. Sometimes it appearance is called cottage cheese’ or orange -peel syndrome. Women are more prone to this condition. Despite the many different types of beauty that claims treat this unsightly skin fat, nothing beats a good diet in beating fat deposition in your body. Anti Cellulite diet
Below are some of the best foods to beat cellulite.
1. Vitamins and Minerals
Vitamin C is present in many citrus fruits in the form of collage. Collagen is the protein that actually makes for many connective tissues in the body. Don’t heat foods with vitamin C, as it easily get destroyed by heat. Also eat foods rich in Vitamin E to increase blood circulation. Zinc found in cashews pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, seaweed, Parmesan cheese and wheat germ is also important for growth and the development of your cell tissue. Foods that contain phosphorous also contain calcium that helps regulate protein in the body. Such foods include skimmed milk, fish and lean meat.
2. Olive oil
Make sure you use the olive oil in the salads and all your cooking. Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated fat; this is easily digestible.
Right quantity of iodine can make the sluggish- thyroid gland function properly. In case of inactive thyroid gland, your body gain excess weight and therefore formation of cellulite. Just take the right quantity of iodine, as too much salt is not healthy.
4. Essential fatty acids
Omega fatty acids & omega 6 fatty acids helps in manufacturing, nourishing, and repair of cell-membrane and tissues. This helps in cellulite-reduction. Best sources include salmon, herring, mackerel, hemp oil, walnuts, dark green leafy-vegetables, olive oil, almonds, whole grain foods, flat seed oil and lean meat.
Fresh raw fruits, whole grain cereals, vegetables, bread and nuts, beans, seeds and pastas are very rich in fiber.
Drink plenty of water and eat small frequent meals. Avoid refined foods, foods with high level of sugar and additives, toxins, alcoholic beverages and too much caffeine.