Did you know that cellulite is not a medical term? Cellulite was coined by European salons and spas to describe deposits of dimpled fat found on the thighs and buttocks of many women. It is a problem encountered by more than 90 percent of women worldwide regardless of their age.
Causes of cellulite are bad eating habits, lack of exercise, stress, and smoking. Cellulite is a big problem of many women who are fighting hard to get rid of it. But are you aware that the kitchen contains lots of stuff that can fight cellulite?
It all starts with what you prepare there. A healthy diet is critical in maintaining a good shape that isn’t prone to cellulite. The best diets consist of lean meats such as poultry, fish, and eggs; good fats and healthy carbohydrates like vegetables, fruits, and low sugar starches like brown rice. Avoid consuming too much animal fat, processed food that is high in salt and sugar, and highly glycemic carbohydrates such as potatoes, pasta and white rice.
Always make healthy decisions when selecting meals and the end result will reduce your cellulite trouble spots. Eat a low fat diet and include fresh fruits to reduce cellulite.
Drinking three glasses a day of freshly squeezed lemons in one cup of water with a pinch of cayenne will also melt away cellulite. Herbal remedies are very beneficial because of their antioxidant properties. Some of these helpful herbs include cayenne pepper, black pepper extract, garlic, ginger, grape seed, juniper berries, peppermint, and tea.
Take some anti-cellulite aromatherapy oil and mix it with fresh water. You can apply this to your hips and thighs for a few minutes. You can also try the Japanese ginger cellulite scrub. Mix two teaspoons of grated ginger and two tablespoons of salt. This recipe is enough for a single application on the upper thigh area. Increase the quantity to suit your needs. This ancient remedy will break down fatty deposits in no time at all. The circular application also helps improve circulation.
When consumed, coffee can make your cellulite worse. But when used as a scrub, mask or wrap, coffee is known around the world as one of the best ways to reduce the appearance of those irritating bumps.
Green tea has been used for thousands of years in Asia as herbal medicine. It contains natural caffeine and other phenolic containing antioxidant compounds that can be used with our anti-cellulite oil to reduce cellulite.