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Fat Butts May Be Healthy
Live Science ^ | Jan 12, 2009 | Jeanna Bryner

Posted on 01/12/2010 8:53:28 AM PST by decimon

Having junk in your trunk is healthier than a spare tire around the gut, new research suggests. The extra padding on the backside and thighs could even help to protect against disease.

The results come from a review that summarizes various studies on the health effects of different fat stores in the body, particularly around the hips and thighs.

"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. But this new article summarizes a body of research showing that such hip and thigh fat can help to reduce the risk of diabetes and heart disease. The review also suggests a mechanism for conveying those benefits.

The next step is to figure out how our bodies decide where to store fat, say, in the stomach versus the butt. "Once this is understood then one could think about therapeutic approaches to make use of that," Manolopoulos told LiveScience. "Maybe to make use [of it] in a preventive way by redistributing the fat."

Manolopoulos and his colleagues detail their findings this week in the International Journal of Obesity.

Fat not created equal

When looking through the studies, the researchers found that not all fat is created equal.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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1 posted on 01/12/2010 8:53:31 AM PST by decimon
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To: neverdem; DvdMom

Bon Santé ping.


2 posted on 01/12/2010 8:54:20 AM PST by decimon
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To: decimon

But nothing, this will be a great thread!


3 posted on 01/12/2010 8:54:25 AM PST by Genoa (Luke 12:2)
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To: decimon

MO is healthy!


4 posted on 01/12/2010 8:54:25 AM PST by lonestar (Obama and his czars have turned Bush's "mess" into a national crisis!)
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To: decimon

Paging Sir Mixalot. Sir Mixalot please pick up the White Courtesy Phone...


5 posted on 01/12/2010 8:55:04 AM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: decimon

TTIFWOP (This thread is fine without pics!).


6 posted on 01/12/2010 8:56:27 AM PST by manic4organic (Obama shot hoops, America lost troops.)
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To: decimon

Well, I must be a healthy girl, then.


7 posted on 01/12/2010 8:56:59 AM PST by hoe_cake (A member of the Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Constitution.)
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To: decimon

8 posted on 01/12/2010 8:57:31 AM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: lonestar
Whoomp there it is.

9 posted on 01/12/2010 8:58:14 AM PST by evets (beer)
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To: decimon

Flotus is a shoe-in for 100.


10 posted on 01/12/2010 8:58:21 AM PST by ComputerGuy (not my real name)
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To: Lurker
NSFW

My parents actually bought me the 45 when I was four or five years old.

11 posted on 01/12/2010 8:59:34 AM PST by library user
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Well, I must be a healthy girl, then.

Bertha? I wasn't sure how to ping you.

12 posted on 01/12/2010 8:59:40 AM PST by decimon
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To: decimon

Baby’s Got Snacks

I Like Big Girls And I Can Not Lie
Even If They’re Big And Wide
Swoopin, Swaggin And Cheesy
You Know If That Meat Is Greasy
Scoopin Up Chips And Hot Wings
Eatin Up Cookies And Ice Cream
Rubbin On Burgers And Fries
Feedin Them Big Ole Thighs
Oh Baby I Want To Get Wit Cha
Cause Your Pants Don’t Fit Cha
My Homeboys Tried To Warn Me
But That Gut You Got Me (He So)
Oo Too Much Pork Skins
Your Butt Can’t Fit In My Benz
With Smelly, Jelly, Feed That Big Ole Belly.
I Seen Her Huffin, Chokin On Milk And Muffins
With Butt And Gut, She Shake Like A Nissan Truck
Im Tired Of Magazines Sayin
You Always Gotta Be Lean
You Want Put A Big Girl In A Real Good Mood
She Gotta Have Some Food
So Fellas (Yeah) Fellas (Yeah)
Do You Really Like Your Women Stacked (Hell Yeah)
Then Feed, Her Please Her, Feed Her Some Cracker Jacks
Baby Got Snacks
L.A. Face Wit A Big Ole Ass
Too The Break Of Dawn
Baby Got The Food On
Theres Not Really Much To Say
Neck So Thick She Could Eat A Brick If It’s Made By Frito Lay
She Down And Rouns
She’ll Want A Buffet Throw Down
She’s Suckin And Lickin
She’s Eatin Up Chicken
So Ladies (Yeah) Ladies (Yeah)
Do You Really Wanna Go To Shakies (Hell Yeah)
Then Turn Around Stick It Out
Even The Helpless Gotta Shout
Baby Got Snacks
L.A. Face Wit A Big Ole Ass
So Your Girlfriend Eats A Salad
Lookin Like Bones You’ve Had It
Head Shaped Like A Lincoln
So Skinny You Could See What She’s Thinking
So Take It From Trail Mix A Lot
You Want A Girlfriend You Can Dig
Then Give A Hug Cause There’s More Than Love
Ain’t Nothing Wrong Wit Bein Big
Baby Got Snacks
Yea Baby Butt So Big When She Backs Up It Sounds Like Beep Beep Beep


13 posted on 01/12/2010 8:59:44 AM PST by scoobysnak71 (Just a national security threat, trying to get a nut.)
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To: decimon

“Ping you? I barely know you.”


14 posted on 01/12/2010 9:00:20 AM PST by library user
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To: decimon

My grandmother had a little extra in the hip area. Started smoking at 13, just passed away at 96!


15 posted on 01/12/2010 9:00:22 AM PST by kcat
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To: evets

The Kardashian sisters .... J Lo


16 posted on 01/12/2010 9:00:24 AM PST by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: decimon

17 posted on 01/12/2010 9:01:05 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: decimon

Bertha Butts, that’d be me.


18 posted on 01/12/2010 9:01:23 AM PST by hoe_cake (A member of the Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Constitution.)
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To: evets
She looks like two halves joined at the waist!

Poor BO.

19 posted on 01/12/2010 9:02:15 AM PST by lonestar (Obama and his czars have turned Bush's "mess" into a national crisis!)
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To: evets

20 posted on 01/12/2010 9:02:46 AM PST by WakeUpAndVote
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