It seems that it isn’t just Sir Mix-A-Lot who favors big butts, as a scientific study has shown that women with bigger backsides are healthier and more intelligent!
Scientists at the Oxford Center for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at Oxford University and the Churchill Hospital in England have found that women with more junk in the trunk are likely to be more intelligent and more resistant to chronic illness…
Here’s the science:
Population studies cited in the research found that women with larger bottoms are more likely to have lower levels of cholesterol and produce more hormones to metabolize sugar.
Moreover, the adipose tissue on a bum and upper thigh catches the harmful fatty particles and prevents cardiovascular disease.
Having a big butt also favors the hormone which regulates weight, and ones with anti-inflammatory, vascular-protective and anti-diabetic attributes.
The protective properties of booty are exerted through long term fatty acid storage.
As for the increased intelligence, the study shows:
The increased intelligence is due to the amount of Omega 3 fats required to get a big bum in the first place.
Omega 3 fats are proven to catalyze brain development.
The traits appear to be passed on. The research also showed that children born to women with larger hips were more intelligent.
However, lead researcher Konstantinos Manolopoulos, warned: