It Is Ok For Women To Have Fat

It is ok


Human babies are around 12 per cent fat by weight.

Throughout childhood that average fat level remains consistent between boys and girls.

However, by the end of puberty girls of average weight will have have a body composition of 24 to 30 per cent fat, while boys hardly change at all.

While visceral fat around your belly is understood to contribute to heart disease and diabetes, according to Bainbridge fat on the buttocks and thighs may actually be protective against those diseases.

Read more: The science of women’s curves