Most women of all ages and sizes have at least a few orange-peel patches of skin.
Many experts believe that cellulite is caused by a combination of factors including poor diet, stress, lack of exercise, hormonal imbalance and aging.
The researchers found that individuals who had chronically elevated cortisol (stress hormone) levels were much more likely to have cellulite accumulation.
Some experts believe that the female hormone estrogen is one of the main culprits (also the reason why men don’t get the dreaded dimples).
Liposuction Is Not The Answer
Cosmetic surgery is at an all-time high with over 11 million cosmetic procedures performed in 2013 only in the US. Most of these surgeries have focused on eliminating cellulite, in fact the liposuction tops the list with 363,912 procedures performed. Source
After all the sugar rush at Christmas, I think is time to start this year with healthy sweets. This recipe has no white sugar, brown sugar or any kind of process sugar. It is a nice change for a new year.
Ingredients for crust:
3/4 cup oat flakes
1/2 cup almonds left in the water overnight
2 tablespoons almond milk
Ingredients for filling:
1 and 1/2 cup cashew nuts left in the water overnight
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons almond milk
– wild strawberries for decoration
For the crust, add all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until small bits remain and it forms into a ball. Remove and set aside.
For the filling do the same thing. Add all the ingredients in a food processor and blend it.
Prepare small cake rings with parchment paper or coconut flakes. Add the crust…