How to get rid of cellulite naturally?

Have you ever wondered about that pesky cellulite that seems to affect most women? You know, that "orange peel" or "cottage cheese" dimpling on the thighs and tushes? Well, today, we're diving into the world of cellulite, its potential culprits, and some fascinating research that might shed some light on it.

Spermine and Spermidine:

So, what's the deal with cellulite? It's believed to be caused by excess fat storage, and two suspects have caught the attention of scientists: spermine and spermidine. These compounds have been linked to cellulite, and there's even an intriguing experiment involving a spermine-trapping molecule applied to the thighs that led to a reduction in thigh volume, circumference, and cellulite scores. Sounds promising, right?

Spermine, which was initially discovered in human semen way back in the 1600s, can also be found in food. Ground meat, lunch meats like ham and turkey, and even green peas are some common sources. Spermidine, on the other hand, can be found in foods like cheese and green peas. So, should you avoid that cheesey-peesey meat casserole? Well, it's never been tested, but it could be one of the factors contributing to cellulite.

The Hidden Link to Cancer: Polyamines and Cellulite

But why was this study funded by the National Cancer Institute? Not because of cellulite, but because these compounds, like spermine, might increase cancer risk. For example, the intake of polyamines, including spermine, has been associated with a higher risk of colorectal polyps. Quite a twist in the story, isn't it?

Adiponectin: The Protective Hormone

The hormone adiponectin. When scientists compared fat biopsies from the gluteal region of women with and without cellulite, they found less adiponectin expression in the cellulitic butt fat. So, maybe adiponectin is protective against cellulite.

How can you keep those adiponectin levels from dropping? Well, it turns out that avoiding a sausage-and-egg breakfast can help, as it leads to a decrease in levels within hours compared to a vegetarian meal. In fact, switching to a vegetarian diet appears to boost protective adiponectin levels by a whopping 19%.

Can a Plant-Based Diet Banish Cellulite?

One study compared a meat-free, egg-free diet filled with vegetables, grains, beans, fruits, and nuts to a diet including limited animal products, like one portion of low-fat yogurt a day. Both groups consumed the same number of calories, but the veggie group came out on top. They lost more weight, more waist circumference, and even more subcutaneous fat, which is a key component of cellulite.

So, the question is, can a plant-based diet help reduce cellulite? It's a compelling possibility, but we won't know for sure until researchers experimentally test it directly. It's an exciting area of research, and who knows, we might discover some dietary changes that could help us tackle cellulite. Stay tuned for more updates on this intriguing topic!

In the meantime, feel free to share your thoughts and experiences with cellulite. Have you noticed any changes in your body when you altered your diet? Let's chat and explore this journey together!


Week 1: Kickstart Your Cellulite Reduction Journey with a Healthier Diet

In Week 1 of your cellulite reduction journey, the focus was on adopting a plant-based diet to reduce salt intake and promote smoother skin.

Excessive salt intake can lead to water retention, causing bloating and puffiness, which may make cellulite more noticeable. 

Choose Fresh Ingredients

  • Begin by selecting fresh, unprocessed ingredients. Opt for vibrant fruits, crisp vegetables, and unprocessed meats when planning your meals.

Cook at Home

  • Commit to preparing at least one meal at home each day. This empowers you to control the amount of salt in your dishes.

Spice Up Your Meals

  • Explore various herbs and spices to flavor your food. These natural seasonings add deliciousness to your meals without the need for excessive salt.

Eliminate Excess Salt

  • If you have canned vegetables or beans in your pantry, rinse them thoroughly under cold water before use to remove any excess salt.



Here are plant-based recipes designed to kickstart your cellulite reduction journey

Spaghetti Squash and Lentil Bolognese
Spaghetti Squash and Lentil Bolognese is a wholesome, plant-based twist on the classic Italian dish. It features spaghetti squash as a gluten-free alternative to pasta, topped with a rich and hearty Bolognese sauce made from lentils and a flavorful blend of vegetables, tomatoes, and Italian seasonings. The dish is savory and satisfying, with the lentils providing a meaty texture and the sauce delivering a delightful combination of tomato and herb flavors. It's a comforting and nutritious meal that offers a satisfying taste and a hearty texture.
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The Chickpea and Vegetable Stir-Fry is a savory and satisfying plant-based dish. It combines the nutty and slightly earthy flavor of chickpeas with a medley of crisp and colorful stir-fried vegetables. The stir-fry is seasoned with aromatic garlic and ginger, and the sauce adds a salty and umami note. It has a delightful blend of textures, with the chickpeas providing a hearty, creamy contrast to the crunchy vegetables. Overall, this dish offers a balanced, flavorful, and slightly spicy taste with a hint of Asian-inspired cuisine.
Quinoa and Chickpea Curry
Quinoa and Chickpea Curry is a delightful and satisfying plant-based dish. It features the nutty and slightly crunchy texture of quinoa, which serves as a perfect base for the tender and protein-rich chickpeas. The curry offers a harmonious blend of flavors, including the warm and earthy notes of curry powder, the mild spiciness of turmeric, and the aromatic essence of cumin. The creamy and rich coconut milk binds all these elements together, resulting in a creamy and mildly spicy curry with a touch of sweetness. Overall, this dish has a comforting and savory taste, with a hint of exotic spices, making it a flavorful and nutritious choice.
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Week 2-3: Building Healthy Habits

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Dry Brushing


  • Use a dry brush with natural bristles to exfoliate your skin before showering.
  • Brush your skin in upward motions to promote circulation and lymphatic drainage.

Massage and Self-Massage:

  • Facia blaster — facia blaster helps breakdown the cellulite
  • Regularly massage cellulite-prone areas using firm pressure.
  • Use essential oils like rosemary or juniper in a carrier oil for added benefits.

Skin Care:

  • Choose cellulite-reducing creams or serums with ingredients like caffeine or retinol


Day Activity
Day 1-3

Get acquainted with your dry brush.

- Gently brush each area of your body for 2-3 minutes, using upward strokes towards your heart. Focus on arms, legs, abdomen, and buttocks. - Spend 5 minutes using the fascia blaster on cellulite-prone areas.

Day 4-7

Incorporate both dry brushing and the fascia blaster into your routine.

- Add your back and torso to the dry brushing routine.

- Begin with dry brushing for 5 minutes and follow up with 5 minutes of fascia blasting

Day 6

Rest day

Take a break from dry brushing and fascia blasting to allow your skin to recover.

Day 7 Repeat the 5-minute dry brushing and fascia blasting combination. By now, you should be comfortable with the routine.
Day 8-10 Increase the intensity slightly for both dry brushing and fascia blasting. Continue with 5 minutes of each.
Day 11-12 Add a coffee scrub routine. Apply it after a warm shower, focusing on cellulite-prone areas. Use a firm but gentle touch. Rinse, pat your skin dry, and apply moisturizer.
Day 13 Rest day. Take a break from dry brushing, fascia blasting, and self-massage to allow your skin to recover.
Day 14 Combine all techniques from dry brushing, fascia blasting, and self-massage. By now, you've developed a well-rounded routine that can contribute to smoother skin and potentially reduce cellulite.