Cellulite occurs when fat cells accumulate and expand under the skin and push against tissue; this causes an uneven appearance usually on the thighs, hips, back of arms and buttocks. You can eat your way to fighting cellulite.
Salmon – Rich in antioxidants that break down fat cells.
Sunflower Seeds – A source of vitamin E, potassium, zinc and B6 which help fight lumps, strengthens and repairs connective tissue and helps eliminate excess water and bloating that can make cellulite more visible.
Chili Pepper and Cayenne Pepper – They boost metabolism which helps your body efficiently burn calories, which aids in fat loss.
Dark Berries – eg/black berries, blue berries etc….enhance collagen production which creates new skin tissue.
Apple Cider Vinegar – Good for mixing into salad dressing and juice; it flushes out toxins and relieves water retention around the thighs and stomach.
Green Tea/Herbal Tea – Helps speed up metabolism to burn fat; flushes toxins and dehydrates fat.
Olive Oil – Helps to keep the thyroid healthy. Your thyroid, when working properly, energizes skin building cells.
Dark Chocolate – Natural cocoa is full of antioxidants that break down fat in cellulite and improves functioning of all cells.
Hummus – This is a popular, low glycemic food spread; the body efficiently uses hummus for energy, resulting in smaller fat cells and a decreased appearance of cellulite and prevention of cellulite.
Saffron – Used as a spice or in liquid form, has anti inflammatory ingredients which discourage fat cell expansion; it can suppress your appetite and increase circulation between tissues; increasing circulation also increases muscle tone under the skin, leading to cellulite reduction.