The formation of cellulite, which mainly occurs in the leggs and buttocks, is almost impossible to avoid, but there are aways to reduce it. A high-fiber diet rich in protein and low in fat and sugar, can help to reduce cellulite. The following 8 foods help you fight your cellulite.

1. White Meat

white meatProteins, which are also found in fish and eggs, helps to build muscles. Because the products are low in fat, the proteins force your organism to draw its energy from your fat mass.

Good to know: please note that you must eat unfried white meat without greasy sauce. This would negate any benefit.

oily-fish2. Oily fish

Oily fish and shellfish contain an enormous amount of fatty acids, including the famous omega 3. These foods have anti-inflammatory qualities and inhibit swelling.

Good to know: I recommend oily fish (because it’s actually not so fat), but be careful with fats in general!

3. Green Tea

green teaAs you have already been able to read here and here, green tea offers many health benefits.

You need to drink enough in order for your body to eliminate toxins and waste. Besides water, green tea limits the absorption and formation of fats, so basically the formation of cellulite.

Good to know: you need to drink enough, but not just anything. Avoid fizzy drinks (soda or carbonated water) and alcohol.

Brewer's Yeast4. Brewer’s Yeast

Brewer’s yeast is packed with potassium that activates the lymphatic drainage, a phenomenon whereby moisture is better drained into the problem areas. Don’t hesitate to add this precious powder to your soup, salad or yogurt.

Good to know: bananas, chicory and dried fruit also contain a lot of potassium.

5. Citrus

citrus aurantiumCitrus fruits contain a lot of vitamin C that consolidates the vein wall and thus provides a better blood circulation. So eat plenty of oranges, lemons, tangerines and grapefruit.

Good to know: lemon helps to balance the body ph and to absorb good bacteria. This way you can eliminate toxins more effectively.

red fruit6. Red Fruit

Berries and red fruit improve cellulite thanks to lycopenes that enhance the blood circulation and stimulate the production of collagen, which is the substance that builds your cells. Moreover, these little berries are full of antioxidants, which enhance your cell regeneration.

7. Leek

leekVegetables in general help fight cellulite. They contain a lot of vitamins, are low in calories and make you feel full so that you’re not hungry. They also help eliminate toxins and thus fight cellulite.

The most effective vegetables in your fight against cellulite are: coal (broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower), peppers, fennel, spinach, onions and asparagus.

Good to know: apricots, beets, tomatoes and all colored fruits and vegetables have the same qualities!

vinegar8. Vinegar

Vinegar, and in particular apple cider vinegar, has 3 amazing qualities for fighting cellulite. It removes bacteria from your intestines, eliminates toxins and prevents fluid accumulation.

Good to know: avoid salt and use fresh herbs, onions and garlic as alternatives. Also avoid cooking with butter. Steam your food or use olive oil instead.

Attention!

You don’t need to eat a lot of raw vegetables to fight cellulite.

Raw vegetables help you to lose weight, but don’t reduce your cellulite. On the contrary, it promotes fluid retention. Cook your vegetables (preferably steamed) and don’t forget to consume enough proteins, so that your body doesn’t hold on to any water.