Achieving an “Hourglass figure” has become every female’s goal as this body type is considered ideal by scientists. But, a new study suggests that the classic hour-glass figure is not the ideal body type for women.
It is believed that a woman with so called hourglass shape - a tiny waist, big breasts and curvy hips - is more fertile and healthier.
But a novel study by a University of Utah anthropologist, Elizabeth Cashdan, says that the hourglass form that convention holds as the perfect feminine shape is not so perfect after all. The anthropologist said flatter hips and a larger waist may have a different set of benefits: strength, assertiveness, competitiveness and an ability to cope with stress
According to Cashdan, it is not the body shape that makes a woman perfect, rather it is the hormonesdefine that play the key role in making a woman fertile and healthy. Cashdan said that the hormones that boost a woman’s physical strength to make her more competitive and better able to deal with stress als