5 Unexpected Products That Can Contribute To The Appearance Of Cellulite
February 20, 2019 12:00 By Fabiosa
Only those who have cellulite know how frustrating the struggle is. Trying dozens of recommendations for getting rid of the “orange peel” skin and reading countless articles about the reasons behind its appearance. It is indeed a complex issue which has to do with genes, hormones, lifestyle, and nutrition.
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Let’s talk about nutrition
The question keeps arising over and over again, so let’s stop at the all-important factor of nutrition. There are foods that can contribute to the appearance of cellulite, and they should be excluded from the diet if you have decided to fight this unsightly phenomenon.
You probably won't be able to completely cut out salt, but a considerable reduction of its consumption is worth considering. It retains fluids in fat cells and tissues, which is one of the main causes of unaesthetic skin. Those who already show signs of cellulite should particularly consider this recommendation.
Soy sauce is one to go because of its high salt content.
2. Processed foods
This is a large portion of what we see on the shelves in supermarkets — chips, snacks, pastry, salad dressings, and other convenience foods. They contain large amounts of sugar, unhealthy fats, salt, and preservatives.
3. Carbonated drinks
They contain a lot of carbohydrates, which contribute to the production of insulin. Due to the high concentration of sugar in the blood, fluids are retained in the blood. And all those harmful substances (such as flavor enhancers, flavoring, and coloring agents) are almost toxic.
4. Refined carbohydrates
They are present in white bread, wheat flour, and processed cereal flakes.
Caffeine narrows down blood vessels, and, as a result, the blood flow and metabolic rate slow down. You’d be better off making a body scrub from ground coffee!
Foods worth adding to your diet
After having listed the products that should be excluded from the diet, we want to offer something in return. The following products facilitate weight loss by speeding up the metabolic rate and removing excess fluid from the tissues.
- green tea;
- whole grain cereals;
- broccoli and cabbage;
- fruit (citrus fruit, apples);
- vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, beet).
Be sure to drink enough water and exercise the problem areas. This combination should yield results and in good time, you'll forget all about cellulite. Then, tell us how fast your body changed!
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