Junk In The Trunk: Healthier Than You Think
Finally! Multiple studies are proving that the voluptuous figures of countless Black women possess more benefits than just aesthetic perks – those curves may actually help them live longer. But why is this?
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According to experts, the type of fat found in the thighs and backside may actually help reduce disease, as opposed to the dangerous and life-threatening effects of abdominal fat.
“The fact that body fat’s distribution is quite important for your health has been known for some time now,” said lead researcher Konstantinos Manolopoulos of the University of Oxford in England.
The review also suggests a mechanism for conveying those benefits. According to the experts, the next step is to figure out how our bodies decide where to store fat, say, in the stomach versus the butt.