The following natural remedies may improve skin strength and elasticity somewhat in people who have lost small to moderate amounts of weight.
Perform resistance training.
Engaging in a regular strength workout is one of the most effective ways to build muscle mass in both young adults and the elderly. In addition to helping to burn more calories, increasing muscle mass may also help improve the appearance of flabby skin.
Consuming some nutrients and keeping them always moist.
– Consumption of some nutrients important for the production of collagen and other components of healthy skin, including:
* Protein: Adequate protein is vital for healthy skin, and amino acids such as lysine and proline play a direct role in collagen production.
Vitamin C: This vitamin is necessary for collagen production and also helps protect skin from sun damage.
Omega-3 fatty acids: A small study found that omega-3 fatty acids in fatty fish may help increase skin elasticity.
* Water: Keeping the body hydrated well may improve the appearance of the skin. One study found that women who increased their daily water intake had significant improvements in skin hydration and function.