The Cellulite Conundrum and dealing with it

We either have it already or we really hope we’ll never get it...
I’ve read so much on this topic - - lots of great creative writing - -  lots of science fiction has come and gone on this topic... often it's a case of follow the money.
Yet the orange peel remains undefeated...
The therapies and suggestions of present day cellulite banishing has greatly improved over the decades. And here are some all-round, wholesome, easy, inexpensive, at-home remedies.

Just, as a very brief introduction only, there are SO MANY REASONS for cellulite, but they all fall under one heading: LIFE!
NO blame can go to genetics. Yes, there’s more cellulite in one family than another, or more for women than with men... But the reasons overlap within each family and gender: long periods of sedentary lifestyles; years of poor diet; years of chronic disease (incl dysbiosis); and above all hormonal imbalances all have familial overlap and influences. Then throw in today's toxic foods (glyphosates, estrogens from plastic, stabilizers, emulsifiers and ‘naturual’ colouring and flavorings in processed foods, etc); not enough hydration; terrible drinking water; environmental toxins and smog... and so forth... SO! It’s NOT ‘like mother, like daughter!

Treating one’s lumpy skin takes a lot of patience, but summer isn’t quite here yet and it’s worth it. Personally, I had six month of living on adrenal fumes (my husband, the love of my life, was dying) and then I became diabetic for several years... That did it for my tummy fat – from smooth to lumpy!

Two Things Have to Occur Simultaneously to Cause it to Appear:
There has to be an over abundance of toxins (merely a short set of suggestions above but the list of culprits in today’s world is so very long).
There has to be a decrease of structure-strength holding the body’s cells together – a decrease in collagen is how we usually convey this.

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Our bodies are brilliant and get rid of toxins in many smart ways such as through the intestinal tract, urine, skin and sweating, and our breath. The lymphatic system, also in the business of removing toxins, is amazing too! That said, some toxins are not removed – either because the incoming load is too great or our bodies are not in shape to do this completely. Think of someone on heavy medications who is dealing with a group of chronic diseases... The medications' residues are not going to nicely head to the exit as soon as the required effect from the meds have been achieved. The chronic diseases themselves can also be a hindrance to optimum and awesome cellular cleansing activity. So, the toxins are parked - for a short time or continuously. The easiest and least damaging place for our brilliant bodies to park the unwanted, is in the nearest fat cells.
Over time, over the decades, our basic strength / structure weakens – the rebar holding it all together decreases... Our bodies are SO CLEVER that the breakdown of collagen, our structural matrix, occurs in places where it is least life threatening... And that would be in the fat cells areas.
Think of collagen as the thin chicken wire inside structural glass to make it stronger. Then the time comes that the chicken wire unravels a bit and slowly wears away.... and hence the wobbly appearance. That's why there can be a lot of cellulite in a relatively lean person and less in an obese person.

for working away at reducing the fat cells themselves, you’ll need a scrub and a cream
Here’s the scrub:
* 2 Tbsp top notch organic ground up coffee beans (a biolytic effect and an exfoliate) (Caffeine has a subtle but proven effect on breaking our fats cells down – at least the fat cells closely below the epidermis and corium skin – the ones nearer the surface that benefit from the scrub’s penetration)
* 2 Tbsp unrefined coarse coconut sugar (biolytic effect and an exfoliate)
* 2 Tbsp pulverized top notch green tea leaves
* 2 drops of organic grapefruit essential oil
* 2 drops of organic cypress essential oil

Mix all of the above into 2 Tbsp organic cold-pressed coconut oil until you have a nice paste.
Massage daily, in a circular motion, on all the areas that need it for several minutes.
Jump into the shower.
Gently brush the skin to support the lymphatic system while you’re showering (always stroke gently towards the heart)
Jump out of the shower.
Apply vitamin A cream / oil
The icing on the cake would be frequent ozone/oxygen detoxification saunas – this helps with many health issues as well as cellulite reduction –

for this part, you’ll need to possibly alter your foods / cooking / diet And although the repair here is about bringing back a better structural system for your fat cells to be held in place in a more tidy fashion, you can imagine that your skin, hair, artery walls, etc are also thrilled with this attention to collagen detail.
Bone broth is your friend in this. Not just any old bone broth, nor commercial bone broth bought from a big box store or out of a can! You’ll want wholesome, ‘clean’, bone broth that you make yourself. You need to pick up ORGANIC bones – chicken or beef – from a proper healthy store. These need to be cooked for a long time on a low heat... It’s a no brainer and requires NO kitchen know-how other than to put a big pot of water on the stove or turn on the slow cooker.

This is your easiest way, by far, to add Proline and Glycine to your diet – these very essential (often missing) amino acid building blocks should be making your improved rebar. (Can you imagine concrete without much cement and just the sand and water).
Do this very often and not just once n a blue moon, as your body decides what it will use the Proline and Glycine for – and if muscle (heart) and bone marrow repair (immune system) are deemed more crucial, it may take a little longer for the collagen to beef up the structural perfection of your fat cells.

Then you’ll want to eat lots of potassium rich foods such as bananas, cilantro, sweet potatoes, mangoes, kiwi’s and tonnes more wonderful colourful fruits and veggies. Sodium tends to move into our cells during the day (not where you want that) and potassium can push it back out at night while we sleep and heal... (assuming we have the potassium to do this flushing or pushing out with).
This brilliant action of sodium getting kicked out of the cell and back into the fluids surrounding the cells by potassium (the extracellular matrix) is essential for good cellular health, generally, and banishing toxins, specifically. Drinking plenty of water is a necessity for this.

Backing off the poor salts helps make this automatic action much easier. Good salts are misunderstood and are described at:

DISCLAIMER: As annoying as this is... this article is intended for informational purposes only and heaven forbid... and you know that I know that you know that I have to write this... nothing in this piece is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, especially if one has thyroid challenges...

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call me.

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I feel like a new woman again! That is for sure. I went and purchased all the things you suggested and am taking them diligently. Merrie, keep doing what you are doing 'cause you do it so well and you are so valuable and needed in this world!

Carolyn T

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