Hi, My name is Tasheena Snow and I’m a mum of 3 kids under 4.5 yrs. I’ve lost over 40kg using the Healthy Mummy 28 day weight loss challenges.
I wanted to share my tips with you about how to deal with loose skin after weight loss.
When I first started to lose weight the fear of loose skin worried me but I knew it was more important to be a healthy, fit, happy mum for my kids.
I found over time eating the right foods, exercising and doing daily body treatments I have noticed great change in my skin tone and even stretch marks fading.

Here are some of my tips on helping to improve loose skin

The two most important things to keep the skin plump and flexible are collagen and elastin.
Losing weight slowly will also help the skin slowly adjust to your body changing shape. The 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges show you how to eat healthily and include all the right foods into your diet and lose weight the right way and keep it off.Tasheena
Try to include these foods in your diet to help with storing collagen and elastin

1. Protein

Protein rich foods such as cottage cheese, milk, tofu, beans, seeds, nuts, legumes and fish all contain collagen and elastin forming components and oil that help with maintaining healthy skin. Tip – Try to consume 100 – 200 calories of these proteins straight after your workout for best absorption.

2. Citrus

Vitamin C helps trigger the collagen production. You need to consume 75-90mg of vitamin c daily. For example a tangerine provides 32mg of vitamin C and also contains small amounts of zinc and selenium which are nutrients that help improve the elastin production.
I try and add citrus foods to my morning snacks and Healthy Mummy Smoothies.  healthy mummy citrus burst smoothie

3. Vegetables

Other vitamin c veggies are Brussels sprouts, cabbage, daikon radishes, rutabagas, broccoli and watercress. For example one cup of broccoli contains 81.2mg of vitamin c, 0.37mg of zinc and 2.3mcg of selenium which are all nutrients needed for elastin and collagen production. Also try capsicums as they are high in vitamin c containing 119.8mg per cup which is far more than the recommended daily intake.
So many recipes on the 28 Day Challenge contain many of these foods in their recipes.

4. Oysters

Oysters are full of selenium and zinc which help with the skins elastin content.

5. Water

Stay hydrated and drink at least 2-3 litres of water a day. Water is very important for maintaining the skins elasticity so drink up! I always keep a bottle of water beside me.

Ways you can look after your skin to improve it’s elasticity and appearance:

1. Exfoliating

Certain things that you can do daily can help with toning the skin such as daily exfoliation using an exfoliating glove or a natural body scrub such as a coffee scrub. Exfoliating helps remove the dead skin cells and increase the skin’s circulation.

2. Moisturising

Certain moisturisers can help with hydrating the skin such as aloe vera, hyaluronic acid, yeast extract, soy protein and vitamins C, E and A all help increase the skin’s collagen and elastin formation. Coconut oil is also a great skin moisturiser, I use the unrefined coconut oil for my cooking and body.
Avoid harsh detergents containing sulfates in soaps, shampoos and dish washing liquid, plus harsh sun exposure and chlorine as all these decrease the skins elasticity.

3. Exercising

Exercising and including weights can help build muscle which helps tone the skin. The daily exercises in the 28 Day Challenge are PERFECT for short workouts which help to build muscle too
Tasheena xx
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