Water Retention:Fight it and Prevent it

Diet tips
Ritenzione Idrica: Combatterla e Prevenirla
Therewater retention it occurs due to a tendency on the part of the organism to retain liquids, especially in the spaces between one cell and another in the adipose tissue. The affected areas usually appear with one aspecto ‘orange peela’, especially evident on the buttocks and legs, where retention affects those points. Women are more affected than men, due to hormonal imbalances, sedentary lifestyle, birth control pills and so on. The causes common to men and women, in any case, can be listed as follows:
  • Little hydration
  • Little physical movement
  • Excessive consumption of salt at the table
  • Unregulated nutrition
  • Imbalance of mineral salts within the bodymo
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Smoke
Swelling due to retention can occur at the upper level, i.e. arms, hands, neck, face, at the median level, on the belly and buttocks, or at the lower level, legs and ankles. This last type of retention is very widespread and manifests itself especially during the summer heat.

How to combat retention

For all non-pathological causes, the most classic and useful tips are the following:
  • Drink at least 2 liters of water a day
  • Reduce the pounds of body weight
  • Don't lead an excessively sedentary lifestyle
  • Follow a healthy and controlled dieta
  • For those who work seated, take a 10-15 minute break every two hours

Herbalife tips

To prevent, fight and overcome water retention, Herbalife has long been studying and analyzing the causes and possible remedies against this discomfort, which is so common above all to women both fertile and in the age of menopause. Not to mention the elderly in general, always sitting on the armchair and often victims of incorrect nutrition and medicines that swell and block microcirculation.




Herbalife proposes to stimulate fluid intake throughout the day with Aloe with herbs, a concentrated juice that contains 40 aloe, combined with a chamomile extract and lemon aroma, which gives a fresh and refreshing taste. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of aloe will be a cure-all for swelling. To keep the body hydrated and never in deficit, Herbalife also suggests drinking at least once a day thereo l’Herbal infusion, great for tea time or before bed. In addition to fighting retention by consuming more fluids on a daily basis, Herbalife wants to deliver the coup de grace with Mineral Complex, an incredible formulation that combines many mineral salts, especially magnesium and potassium, which will stimulate microcirculation and avoid the unsightly orange peel, stimulating diuresis.i.

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