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I'm a Fat Woman. Here's What You Should Know About Dating Me.
It's a paradox that has flummoxed women for generations — their apparent ability to store fat more efficiently than men, despite eating proportionally fewer calories. While it has long been suspected that female sex hormones are responsible, a University of New South Wales UNSW research review has for the first time drawn a link between one hormone — oestrogen — and its impact on fat storage for childbearing. On average, women have 6 to 11 percent more body fat than men. Studies show oestrogen reduces a woman's ability to burn energy after eating, resulting in more fat being stored around the body. The likely reason is to prime women for childbearing, the review suggests.
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