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June 29, 2009


Extreme cellulite cures

Babies and cellulite

Last week, the Times had an article explaining the physical differences between men and women in how they get cellulite, and why even fit and slender women can end up with oatmeal-like thighs, while men can have expansive acres of fat rolling out in all directions and still have smooth, non-dimpled skin. It's due to differences in connective tissue that holds fat in place under your skin, and the explanation is pretty simple and interesting.

And, of course, there's nothing you can do about it. If you have cellulite, it's probably not going anywhere, despite many creams and treatments that basically just irritate your skin a little bit so that your lumpy butt is temporarily masked by uniform swelling. Ow.

But that didn't stop readers from writing in with their tales of diet and exercise curing them of their cellulite. Or, in one woman's case, breastfeeding for a long, long, long time:

Breast feeding for a very long time permanently cured me of cellulite. When the body is forced to supply the calories that a growing child demands, it uses up all of the fat stores and --- at least in my experience --- the fat cells never come back and they'll also never nag you for food again. OK, so it took 5 straight years of breast-feeding (2 kids), but it was good for them and it was excellent for me. No cellulite, no hunger pains, and most important ... VERY HEALTHY KIDS.

It's an unexpected benefit of kids: they suck all the fat out of your body like hungry little ticks! In five years, your legs will be taut and your children will be fat and happy, nourished by your cellulite.

This advice sort of makes biological sense, but I bet most ladies out there are going to be fine with buying their useless cream at the Rite Aid and spending their lives doing some occasional squats and other non-lactation activities.

[tx esskay!]

categories: Gender, Health, Women
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fat babies shouldn't get that much food

Posted by: alex at September 27, 2009 12:13 AM

alex is an idiot. babies need to have some chubbiness, its healthy.
I love babies! I hate cellulite!

Posted by: Tiffany at October 8, 2009 3:35 AM

I breastfed all 8 of my children..I have no stretchmarks..No cellulite..I went through the change without a single symptom except cessation of menstruation which just got lesser and lesser each month until it stopped. I definitely believe the article above is correct and breastfeeding does eat up all the excess fat stores from the body..

Posted by: Julie at August 14, 2012 6:30 PM

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