Cellulite forms due to toxins which reduce skin elasticity and slow down blood circulation due to a poor diet .
Hence, it is advisable to eat lots of brightly coloured fruit and vegetables as they have the greatest quanity antioxidants, aiding our body to rid itself of toxins.
Berries are great, so try and add a handful of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries or blueberries to your cereal each morning.
Mangoes and bananas are great for providing a boost to blood flow, thus aiding the process of cellulite prevention. Papaya is also known to aid in the prevention of under the skin tissue damage.
Foods high in vitamin C are great cellulite-busters as they boost collagen levels in the skin, thus promoting elasticity and keeping everything firm and tight.
Additional skin-strengthening foods include chicken, oily fish, tomatoes, apples, grapefruit, spinach, avocadoes and carrots.
There are also foods called " diuretics " which are great at keeping cellulite at bay. Diuretics essentially make us pee a great deal, reduce bloating and help fluid retention. So try to include celery, cucumber, asparagus and onions in your diet.
Too much fluid can at times trigger cellulite. Hence, it is advisable to drink lots of water as part of your diet .
Fight the Cellulite
Thu, 16 Apr 2009
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