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  • on 24.08.2010
  • at 03:20 PM
  • by Jessy Troy

Take Your Vitamins and Reduce Cellulite


vitamins-celluliteIf you were reluctant to take your vitamins as a child, you may want to rethink your actions as an adult.  Vitamins and minerals are extremely important in keeping your body functioning properly. Since food doesn’t always contain the nutrients you need, supplements are often a great option.

Vitamins and minerals can also help reduce the appearance of cellulite. Saturated fats and toxins found in heavily processed foods make cellulite worse. If you want to diminish the appearance of cellulite consider these supplements:

  • Ÿ Vitamin A. Vitamin A is an antioxidant that helps to prevent skin damage by the use of free radicals. The promotion of healthy skin will make the appearance of cellulite less obvious.
  • ŸVitamin B Complex. This complex of vitamins helps to stimulate your body’s ability to metabolize the nutrients it needs to create healthier, stronger connective tissue for the skin. This strong tissue will help reduce the fat and excessive fluid buildup in the areas with cellulite.
  • Ÿ Vitamin C. This vitamin is also an antioxidant, which will help prevent damage to the skin. It also encourages the production of collagen. Collagen will lead to firmer skin, which will reduce the appearance of cellulite.
  • Ÿ Vitamin E. This vitamin is similar to vitamins A and B when it comes to antioxidant value. Vitamin E is a common ingredient in many skin care products.
  • ŸCalcium. This mineral has been proven to help the body eliminate fat more easily. Eliminating fat will help reduce cellulite by improving the way your body deals with excess fat.
  • Ÿ Potassium. This mineral will help to balance the body’s electrolytes and eliminates excess fluid buildup.
  • Ÿ Amino Acids. Amino acids can be found in many foods. They help to promote the production of collagen in the skin. Amino acids help to strengthen connective tissues, making them better able to deal with the fat cells and excess fluid buildup that causes cellulite.

Many vitamin and mineral supplements are great for your overall health and well-being. These supplements will help nourish your skin and prevent or reduce the build up of unwanted cellulite.

Veronica Davis is a freelance writer for businesses online and internet business columnist for Examiner. She writes about an array of beauty-related topics to include cellulite and other problems women are likely to face.

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