Thanks to some new research, women with big butts have a lot to celebrate. The University of Oxford examined the health and intelligence of larger bottomed women as well as those with smaller backsides and they've come to some interesting conclusions. For one thing, the scientists found that the ladies with the bigger butts are actually healthier than those without. They have lower cholesterol, lower levels of glucose and are more resistant to chronic illnesses. That's not all - the women with the grander glutes are also smarter.
But wait, there's more! The researchers even found a correlation between intelligence and the kids of women with larger booties. It turns out the children of bigger-bottomed women are smarter than those who come from moms with smaller behinds.
As to why this is the case, scientists think it could have something to do with good types of fatty acids like Omega-3, which women with bigger rears have more of. Apparently, babies need fatty acids for their brains to develop and since breast milk actually comes from the lower part of the body, babies of moms with larger derrieres get more Omega-3.
While the findings are of interest, the researchers made sure to note that intelligence also has a lot to do with genetics, and they discourage any mom-to-be from thinking they should put on weight just to have a smarter kid.
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