Cellulite if often portrayed as an ailment, a horror, a
get-rid-of-now affliction. One does not have to make an
effort to read an article about the horrors of cellulite,
there are enough, slap-on-the-face advertisements in
almost each women's magazine that one comes across. Let
us see what cellulite is.
The dictionary definition is ~A fatty deposit causing a
dimpled or uneven appearance, as around the thighs and
buttocks.~ The fat, which is very close to the surface of
the skin, pushes against connective tissues in the skin to
cause a dimpled appearance, called ~peau d~orange~ in
France (orange skin).
People (male and female) of all ages can have cellulite.
Somehow what is seen as adorable on babies is horrifying on
adults. Tabloid magazines in the grocery store show
close-up photos of actresses and their shockingly ~normal~
There is a plethora of creams, lotions, and potions,
promising to help you get rid of the undesirable
accumulation of cellulite from your legs or thighs. What
people do not remember is the simple cure called
exercise. You can tone your legs and bottom and get rid
of the extra cellulite by doing simple exercises like
walking or biking. Very few people try to find out the
reason for this problem. They are more interested in the
result. Though, it is difficult to maintain a perfectly
toned body at all ages, one must try to keep it in the
best possible shape and health. It must be plainly
understood that neither is cellulite a disease nor is it
a sign of unhealthiness.
Cream, lotion or electrical appliances as a remedy will
never be as good as a regular walk everyday to build up
your confidence and a feeling of good health. The
cellulite is just like any other fat tissue. Medical
research papers have clearly brought out that cellulite
is not unhealthy in itself unless you have too much of
There are plenty of offers like topical products,
devices, supplements or spa treatments that claim to help
you get rid of cellulite. You need to be very careful
when choosing the correct product. Generally they are not
effective and their safety record is nothing to write
home about. The most suitable way is to follow a regular
and hard exercise regime coupled with carefully choosing
to eat food that are low in fats. Everyone may have a
different problem area. You must realize that every
individual is different and many a times we inherit a
For the people concerned with cellulite the U.S. National
Library of Medicine has the following recommendation:
~~Your diet must consist of fruits, vegetables, and
~~Fluids should be taken in large quantity.
~~Undertake exercises regularly.
~~Maintain a healthy weight with no wildly
~~Quit smoking in case you do.
Etula Depeau is the owner of cellulite
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