All-Natural Ways to Treat Cellulite

Cellulite has been a major problem for most women. What most people do not know is that some men also suffer from cellulite.

Cellulite is excess salt, fats, and waste materials trapped in connective tissues. Skin that is affected with cellulite appears rough and lumpy, much like an orange peel. Cellulite usually occurs in people who are overweight or live sedentary lifestyles. It is important to note that while exercise is important in getting rid of cellulite, the right balance of a healthy diet and a stress-free lifestyle is equally important.

All-Natural Ways to Treat Cellulite

Eat protein-rich foods. Stock up on proteins from lean meat, soya, and other natural sources such as beans and nuts. They are not only filling, they also keep the stomach full for a longer time. This is because proteins take more time to digest, therefore require more energy. Aside from this, proteins are essential in building muscle, which is essential in keeping a firmer figure.

Reduce salt. As cited earlier, one of the components of cellulite is excess salt. Therefore when trying to beat cellulite, it is a must to reduce salt intake. Use herbs to season food instead of salt. They’re not only healthy; they also add flavor and aroma to dishes. And please, stay miles away from chips, salty treats, and other junk food. A 100g serving of potato chips can contain as much as 850mg of sodium.

Drink lots of water. The human body needs to maintain a balanced ratio of water to salt in order to function properly. Too much salt contributes to the formation of cellulite. And people who suffer from cellulite most likely drink less of the recommended intake of water per day. When treating cellulite, it is advisable to consume two liters of water a day. The key here is to increase the ratio of water against salt in the system, so that the body will be forced to give up the excess salt deposits in the tissues that cause cellulite. Aside from excess salt, water also flushes out waste materials from the foods that are consumed, especially those from protein.

Take it easy. Stress makes muscles tensed, disrupting the flow of oxygen and nutrients in the body. So while undergoing self-treatment for cellulite, it is also good to engage in relaxing activities. Get a massage, try to learn yoga, keep mind clear of worries. The objective of these activities is to relax and maintain normal breathing.

Cellulite is hard to get rid of but it does not mean that it is not treatable. Treating cellulite does not necessarily require getting a liposuction or undergoing mesotherapy. It is about a change in lifestyle.


Winer, Susan. How to be Cellulite Free Forever. New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc.

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