Posted in Beauty on May 5, 2009

bikini-legsRecent studies have indicated that there is a close direct correlation between genetics and cellulite.  That is why a perfectly fit person can still have cellulite despite being thin and healthy.  Our genetic make-up influences our metabolic rates, hormone levels, the amount of fat tissue and the thickness of fat cells.

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But there is no need to worry, research performed by the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease and the University of California, San Francisco, has revealed the genetic determinants of fat storage in cells.  This can lead to new understandings and potential new treatments.  Hang tight, breakthroughs in treatments are just around the corner.

Despite genetics, you can always change your lifestyle.  After all it is the easiest non-invasive way to have a positive impact on reducing cellulite.