Skin Deep Foods for Cellulite

You can diet all you want, and still that unsightly cellulite will end up rearing its ugly lump head in your trouble zones. Cellulite is a made up name to describe the collections of fat and waste that can collect just underneath the surface of the skin. It is something that affects way more men then women and its occurrence depends upon not  only on your size but also your age, your genetics and even the thickness of your skin. While there are a number of so called miracle skin creams and treatments and even invasive surgeries that you can try to get rid of cellulite, there is no such thing as a silver cellulite bullet that will totally eliminate the problem.

However, there are things that you can do to help diminish its appearance.

On of the biggest contributing factors for cellulite in an impaired lymph node system. Lymph nodes are a series of small tubes that run throughout your body, They perform several vital functions including the elimination of waste and fluids. When your lymph nodes become clogged, this leads to these pockets of fat and waste to happen, Things that contribute to unhealthy lymph nodes are issues  with digestion, elimination, immunity, metabolism and inflammation.

Here are some foods that can help eliminate these types of problems.

Ginger: a warming herb that stimulates the lymphatic system and digestion

Horseradish: this spicy root can also boost your metabolism

Cayenne Pepper: hot peppers can also help do the trick: if you cannot handle the heat, you can also take them in capsule form

Pineapples: Pineapples contain bromelien which is not only a great anti-inflammatory but can also stimulate you immune system.

Apples: Eating foods with lots of fiber can also help flush out wastes and clear up your lymphatic system. Apples are very high in dietary fiber. Plus they are nature's candy.

Echinacea: This herb can help give your immune system a boost and give your overworked lymph nodes a well deserved break.

Goldenseal: This popular Chinese herb is great for detoxifying and cleansing the body.

Astralagus: This is another well known immune system booster.

B12: taking a B12 supplement is great for your immune system plus it will help your skin and give you an energy boost.

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