Cellulite: what time of day is fat stored?
Weight gain, hormonal imbalance, excess stress ... The origin of cellulite or orange peel is multifactorial. Find out why we have cellulite and what time of day it is stored*.
Why do we have cellulite?
Fatty cellulite, with its orange peel appearance, can be complicated to some. It is caused by abnormal storage of subcutaneous fat. Cellulite occurs most of the time in the thighs, hips or buttocks, and comes from an energy imbalance that can be linked to several factors:
- Hormonal imbalance due to taking birth control pills or menopause
- Excessive absorption of fast sugars
- Excessive consumption of soybeans
- Vitamin B6, B12 or even magnesium deficiency
- Excess stress hormone cortisol
- Lack of sleep
- heavy workout routine
How long is fat stored?
The body stores fat, especially in the evening and at night. because of ? This is the time when we don't expend energy! Thus, it is advisable not to eat too heavy a meal for dinner: avoid the starchy foods you prefer for lunch, as well as fast sugars, fats, salt and sugar.
Favorite foods? Vegetables, fruits, legumes like lentils, fish rich in omega-3s, muscle-building and calorie-burning proteins, eggs and cottage cheese for dessert.
In addition, it is advisable to eat early, so that you have time to digest, and the ideal is three hours before going to bed.
What are the daily actions to avoid it?
To overcome fatty cellulite, we try to combine this healthy diet with regular physical activity: such as walking, swimming or even a water bike. You should also try to eat at regular times: eating at any time causes a spike in insulin that leads to snacking.
Most often, retinal cellulite is also present. This is due to water retention and may be seen in some people with renal insufficiency, renal insufficiency, or hypothyroidism. So we avoid wearing very skinny jeans and choose vegetables, they are very effective against water retention, such as fennel or celery.