Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Having a large bottom could help protect against diabetes, claims study

Researchers believe the type of fat that accumulates around the hips and buttocks, rather than around your stomach, may offer some protection against developing the disease.
But fat that collects around the stomach, known as visceral fat and often resulting in a 'beer belly', can raise a person's risk of diabetes and heart disease.
That means people with pear-shaped bodies, with fat deposits in the buttocks and hips, are likely to be less prone to these disorders, concluded the research at Harvard Medical School.

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1 comment:

عبدالله صالح العليوه said...

heh .. it sounds funny .. :P

i read some of the full research and i understood the point, but not having the large bottom would help!! bqz without fats the risk of having diabetes is highly decreased .. !
otherwise everyone would prefer having large bottom .. :P

however, i'm just kidding ,, the topic is clear ;)