Thursday, October 7, 2010

Large buttocks Signs Healthy Heart

Having a big butt is not just featuring sexy impression. A recent study reveals, fat deposits in the buttocks and thighs can increase the life expectancy of the owner.

Based on studies conducted a number of health experts from the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minnesota, who accumulate fat in the buttocks and upper leg instead reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Unlike abdominal fat that increases the risk of these three diseases.

The research team led by Dr. Michael Jensen involving 28 men and women as participants. During the eight weeks, they give treatment and the same diet to all participants. They want to see growth in the body fat of participants.

The majority of participants have approximately 2.45 kg fat in the upper body such as abdomen and chest. While on the lower body like the buttocks, hips, and thighs approximately 1.5 kg. This measurement is performed before
and after 'quarantine'.

In the study revealed, there are differences in fat cells that wrapped around the upper and lower body. Fat cells in the body section below contains a natural anti-inflammatory agent that can stop the blockage of arteries.

As quoted by the Daily Mail, Jensen said the findings challenged to find ways to increase the production of fat in the lower body without adding fat deposits in the upper body. "It's important to establish the body's protection and help prevent disease."

The findings are published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences might be able to explain the benefits of having a pear-shaped body.

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