28 January 2016

Chubby women more jolly than their slimmer friends

Ever noticed that chubby women are often more jolly than their slimmer friends? A team or researchers in Canada actually looked into this and found that larger women indeed were in better moods than their skinnier counterparts, who seemed to be prone to depression, anxiety and an overall negative mood. Investigations showed that our bigger sisters had higher oestrogen level exactly because they had more fatty tissue – where the oestrogen is stored.


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