Having a large derriere seems like can bring you a lot of positive health benefits. According to the latest studies conducted in Oxford University and Churchill Hospital in the Great Britain, having a little ‘junk in the trunk’ is linked with to lower risk of chronic disease and increased intelligence. Researchers advise that if you have fat, it would be best to have it below the waist line, since it will serve as a barrier for diabetes, obesity, and heart diseases. A large behind in fact, has a protective characteristics and its protective role was proved by the scientists from Journal of Obesity.
Apple-shaped vs. pear-shaped
This comparison of your body shape with a fruit will identify if you are on the right track or not. If you have an Apple-shape behind, then you might have to turn to a healthier lifestyle. And if you are pear-shaped, you’re in a good place. According to experts, people having belly fat experience more problems related to obesity than the ones who have extra fat on their thighs, hips, and butt. That’s because the belly fat is metabolically more active, according to Robert Kushner, a professor of medicine at Chicago Memorial Hospital. Belly fat has stronger impact on the brain and the overall body. On the other side, fat in the lower body part is more stable.
How to regulate the weight gain in the brain?
Leptin is another factor which is highly connected to the distribution of fat in women. Leptin levels are essential for appetite regulation. The brain of the obese people stops responding to the hormone, and the it makes the person to develop leptin resistance, similar to insulin resistance.
Big butt = big brains
Having a big butt requires high amounts of Omega 3 fats, that improve the function of the brain and boost cognitive capacities and memory.