Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Big ass doesn't mean big heart disease risk

From the BBC:

Jenifer Lopez and Beyonce may not need to worry about heart disease.

Researchers at Oxford University found carrying extra weight on your hips, bum and thighs protects against heart problems.

That junk in the trunk contains an anti-inflammatory agent that stops arteries from clogging.

Previous studies have found carrying excess fat around the stomach raises the risk of diabetes and heart disease

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